25% do not plan to report their ethnicity or disability pay gaps

Poll: Would your organisation publish disability pay gap data?Employee Benefits poll: A quarter (25.6%) of organisations do not report either their ethnicity and disability pay gap data, and do not plan to, according to an online survey among Employee Benefits readers.

Almost one in 10 (8.9%) respondents said they did voluntarily report their ethnicity pay gap, and 11.5% voluntarily reported their disability pay gap, while 12.8% voluntarily reported both.

Meanwhile, one in 10 (10.2%) reported one of the aforementioned pay gaps and planned to start reporting the other, with 5.1% had plans to start reporting both in the future.

Fewer than a fifth (14.1%) of respondents said they do not report either but do plan to start reporting their ethnicity gap, while 11.5% do not report either but do plan to start reporting their disability gap.

Earlier this month, energy provider E.On published its ethnicity pay gap for the first time. Its 2022 mean hourly ethnicity pay gap was 20% in favour of white British employees, and its median hourly ethnicity pay gap was 25% in favour of the same group.

Its 2022 mean average ethnicity bonus gap was 15.7% in favour of white British employees, while its median average ethnicity bonus gap was 16.3% in favour of this group. A total of 41.4% of ethnic minority workers received a bonus, compared with 67.2% of its white British workforce.

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Additionally, market research firm Ipsos reported its ethnicity pay gap for the third year running, with its 2022 mean ethnicity pay gap standing at 21.9% in favour of white employees and its median ethnicity pay gap at 15.7%. Its mean ethnicity bonus gap stood at 47.1% and its median gap was 25%, with 63% of white workers and 50% of ethnic minority staff receiving a bonus in 2022.