Stockan's has been accredited as a Living Wage employer

Stockan’s Oatcakes has been accredited as a Living Wage employer.

Press Release - Tuesday 20th Feb 2018

Stockan’s who manufacture their famous Orkney Oatcakes in the harbour town of Stromness, has recently become an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Irené Archer, 4th generation of this family run company said “We are delighted with the accreditation and pleased that we can pay all our employees a fair, living wage. Our dedicated staff are central to the success of our business and are the key to the great quality oatcakes that we produce and ship all over the world”.

Living Wage Scotland is the organisation at the heart of the independent movement of businesses and people that campaign for the idea that a hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay. This Foundation celebrates and recognises the leadership of responsible employers who choose to go further and pay a real Living Wage based on the cost of living not just the government minimum.

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur commented “It’s great to see this long standing Orkney company continue to appreciate and support their employees. Research has shown that it is a step which not only should provide benefits to the company but to the wider community. Hopefully this will encourage other Orkney companies to follow suit”.

Stockan’s bake a range of oatcakes that are all packed full of the benefits of wholegrain oats, are high in fibre, contain no artificial additives, preservatives or flavourings and are suitable for vegetarians.

Further information www.livingwage.org.uk

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