Difference in mean pay 20.78% Difference in mean bonus pay 71.9%
Difference in median pay 23.22% Difference in median bonus pay 0%
Percentage of men and women who received bonus pay in the relevant period Male Female
13.62% 11.67%
Percentage of men and women in the quartile bands: Upper; Upper Middle, Lower Middle, Lower Male Female
U 88% 12%
UM 93% 7%
LM 66% 34%
L 65% 35%

The data collated shows a gender pay gap of 20.78%. The data simply shows the difference in earnings between male and female staff, which is largely due to the majority of the workforce being male (predominantly factory staff) Male and female staff receive equality of pay for carrying out work at a similar or comparable level.

As with many manufacturing industries, highly skilled jobs within upholstery have traditionally attracted male employees. Given the level of skills, expertise and craftsmanship, these roles attract higher salaries.

In terms of recruitment practices, we encourage applications from both female and male employees.