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:
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* 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.