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Gender Pay Gap Report 2020

Our results

This year our mean (average) gender pay gap is 9.8% and our median (middle) gender pay gap is 3.2%. This is below the figure for organisations in the same sector and significantly above the figure for organisations in the same industry.

We understand that achieving gender pay equality is an ongoing commitment.

We believe in equality of opportunity for everyone regardless of gender and recognise that any gender pay gap requires improvement. In our case we need to achieve a better balance between women and men in the Commission’s lower pay quartile.

Pay and Bonus Gap

  • 2020 mean gender pay gap is 9.8% 2019 was 6.2%
  • 2020 median gender pay gap is 3.2% 2019 was 4.3%
  • 2020 mean gender bonus gap is 39.9% 2019 was 3.3%
  • 2020 median gender bonus gap is 0.0% 2019 was 0.0%

It is worth noting that the bonus payment for 2019 reporting year was based on a performance related amount (pro-rata for those on part-time hours) and this has impacted on the mean gender bonus gap due to there being more males paid at a higher rate within the bonus ranges.

  • a mean annual male bonus of £599.87
  • a mean annual female bonus of £414.61
  • or an absolute difference of £185.26.

A mean male hourly rate of £22.36, a mean female hourly rate of £20.18 or an absolute difference of £2.18 per hour.

It is worth noting that there are more higher earning males than females in the top quartile and this has impacted on our gender pay gap as well as there being a higher number of lower earning females in the lower quartile. However, looking at the actual pay quartiles it is evident that there is ongoing work to do to address the gap in the lower quartile.

Read last year’s gender pay gap report: Gambling Commission-Gender-Pay-Gap-2019

What’s next?

We are working towards closing the gender pay gap in the organisation.

We’ll develop a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy, so that we can continue to develop our pay and reward framework, to ensure our offer is fair, understood and the best we can achieve.

Our aspiration is to build a diverse and gender balanced workforce ensuring that our colleagues can be their best selves at work. As an organisation we are committed to addressing gender representation and supporting women in the workplace.

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