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Living Wage Week 2020 on Future Radio

Living Wage Week 2020 on Future Radio

Living Wage Week 2020 on Future Radio

With physical events switching to virtual this year, here on Future Radio we have put together a whole host of shows, competitions, interviews and other radio features to celebrate the week. Read on to find out what Living Wage Week 2020 on Future Radio has in store:


Living Wage Week Competition on Breakfast with Future Radio

The Living Wage Breakfast Competition returns! Every morning, three representatives from local Living Wage organisations will compete in various games to win the coveted Breakfast Show Takeover on Friday 13th November. The games will include Guess The Lyrics, Real or Fake Norfolk Headlines, Musical Word Chains and a Quiz. This year the contestants include Hayley Leech from Indigo Swan, returning to defend her crown after her victory last year, joined by Sam Birtwell from Phoenix Events (East) and James Sessa from Naked Wines. Tune in from 8am every day from Monday 9th November.


Community Session

Through the week we will be hosting a range of talks, interviews, testimonials and even a poem or two all about the Living Wage. Host Mike Stonard will be introducing the features on the show, from 11am – 1pm, Monday – Friday. Including Chair of Living Wage Norwich (and our very own CEO) Daniel Childerhouse, announcing the new Real Living Wage rates on Monday 9th November from 11am. As well as talks from Norwich City Council Leader, Alan Waters and Stuart Wright of Aviva and Chair of the Living Wage Advisory Council.



Our Drive shows throughout the week will be hosting track requests sent in by Living Wage employees across the county, so tune in with hosts Saffie and Jack from 4pm to 6pm every day Monday – Friday.


Living Wage Roundtable

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This year we will be hosting a special Living Wage discussion show, the Living Wage Roundtable, featuring local experts and key figures in the Living Wage debate. They will discuss and debate issues surrounding the Living Wage rate of pay, the premise of a Universal Basic Income, the impact of Covid-19, and the importance of fairness and equality in employment practices. Guests on the panel are:

Daniel Childerhouse

Chief Executive Officer of Future Projects and Chair of Living Wage Norwich

Alan Waters

Leader of Norwich City Council

Peter Ellington

Director of Triple Bottom Line Accounting and Associate Professor at the University of East Anglia

Lorna Moss

Aviva UK

Catherine Waddams

Emeritus Professor at the University of East Anglia and Chair of the Norwich Good Economy Commission

Rebecca Headden

Founder and Director of R13 Recruitment

The Living Wage Roundtable will be broadcast on Wednesday 11th November at 9am and repeated on Thursday 12th November at 6pm.


Living Wage Roundup

To finish it all off, Dean Tucker will be hosting a Living Wage Roundup on Saturday 14th November between 5pm and 7pm to reflect on the highlights from across the week.


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