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Notcutts - Gender Pay Reporting

The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap information) Regulations 2017 require the reporting of the difference between average earnings of male and female employees. Calculations from data taken as at 5 April 2017 are considered to be accurate and are as follows:

Nick Burrows

Nick Burrows
Chief Executive Officer


* Women’s hourly rate is 18.52% lower (mean) and 0.14% lower (median) than men’s hourly rate.

* The distribution of male and female employees at each pay quartile shows;

- Top quartile 49.7% male and 50.3% female

- Upper middle quartile 33.2% male and 66.8% female

- Lower middle quartile 28.4% male and 71.6% female

- Lower quartile 42.7% male and 57.3% female

* In line with the definitions within the Gender Pay Gap reporting requirement, 29.14% of male employees and 33.99% of female employees received a bonus.

* Women’s bonus pay is 78.66% lower (mean) and 34.34% lower (median) than men’s bonus pay.


Background information about Notcutts

At the time the data was taken the company employed 1,239 people, of which 61.5% were female and 38.5% were male.

* 40% of our Board is female;

* Since 2015 our Board chair has been female;

* Since April 2017 we have recruited two additional female Executive Team members, taking the current total to four which represents 40% of the total Executive Team;

* At April 2017, 3 of our Garden Centre Managers were female. A recently launched Future Leaders programme to promote development through the organisation has 58% female representation in the cohort.

* Under the bonus scheme introduced in 2016 all employees are eligible to participate;

* Store employees, excluding Garden Centre Managers, represent the majority of our workforce:

- The hourly rate mean Gender Pay gap at this level is 4.28% in comparison to 18.52% for all employees;

- The bonus pay mean Gender Pay gap at this level is 2.39% in comparison to 78.66% for all employees.