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 2019 are considered to be accurate and are as follows:

Nick Burrows

Nick Burrows
Chief Executive Officer

March 9th 2020


  • Women’s hourly rate is 21.5% lower (mean) and 0.3% lower (median) than men’s hourly rate
Mean gender pay gap 2020
Median gender pay gap 2020
* figures taken from ONS ASHE 2019 Provisional Report
  • The distribution of male and female employees at each pay quartile shows the following:
    • Top quartile 51.3% male and 48.7% female
    • Upper middle quartile 30.0% male and 70.0% female
    • Lower middle quartile 27.0% male and 73.0% female
    • Lower quartile 41.2% male and 58.8% female
  • In line with the definitions within the Gender Pay Gap reporting requirement, 5.3% of male employees and 3.9% of female employees received a bonus
  • Women’s bonus pay is 18.1% lower (mean) and 0.0% lower (median) than men’s bonus pay

Background information about Notcutts

At the time the data was taken our company employed 1,201 people, of which 62.6% were female and 37.4% were male.

  • 33% of our Board is female
  • Our Board Chair is female and has been in post since 2015
  • 47% of our managers are female and 53% are male
  • Our Future Leaders’ programme to promote development through the organisation has 55% female representation in the cohort
  • We have introduced unconscious bias training and continue to train managers about various aspects of people management, including recruitment skills
  • Our apprenticeship programmes are currently providing development opportunities for 35 of our colleagues. 18 female and 17 male
  • Under our bonus scheme introduced in 2016 all employees are eligible to participate
  • Garden Centre employees, excluding Garden Centre Managers, represent the majority of our workforce:
    • The hourly rate mean Gender Pay gap at this level is 4.3% in comparison to 21.5% for all employees
    • The bonus pay mean Gender Pay gap at this level is 12.9% in comparison to (13.5%) (in favour of women) for all employees.