Wagestream was founded in 2018 when CEO Josh Vernon saw one of his friends get into trouble after using a payday loan to buy a fridge. Over the past 3 years Wagestream has grown to become the mission-led responsible experts in financial wellbeing, providing innovative solutions such as earned wage access, pre-pay savings and 1:1 live chat financial coaching to solve the number one concern of hospitality employees - financial stress.

Backed by social impact charities and industry bodies – Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP) Social Tech Trust, Barrow Cadbury Foundation, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Fair by Design and Big Society Capital – it’s our mission to make money simple not stressful, ensuring everyone has the tools they need to secure their financial futures. We support more than 750,000 employees across the globe at organisations such as Hungry Jack’s, Pizza Hut, Brewdog, Leon and many more.

How QSRs can tackle cost of living crisis

How QSRs can tackle cost of living crisis

The rising cost of living and inflation are dominating the news at the moment. For the QSR industry, this undoubtedly has an impact on staff with one in four already reporting to AMP that they’re moderately or severely financially stressed.

Could wellbeing initiatives help you win the war for talent?

Could wellbeing initiatives help you win the war for talent?

Throughout 2022 we’ve seen numerous reports of labour shortages across industries like hospitality, retail and QSR. An article in SMH called it a critical shortage while another article in the ABC said things were on a knife’s edge. 

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