The Press Association has reported a 0.8% mean gender pay gap for fixed hourly pay as at 5 April 2017.
The media organisation has reported its gender pay gap data in line with the government’s gender pay gap reporting regulations and ahead of the private sector submission deadline of 4 April 2018.
The gender pay gap reporting regulations require organisations with 250 or more employees to publish the difference between both the mean and median hourly rate of pay for male and female full-time employees; the difference between both the mean bonus pay and median bonus pay for male and female employees; the proportions of male and female employees who were awarded bonus pay; and the proportions of male and female full-time employees in the lower, lower middle, upper middle and upper quartile pay bands.
The Press Association’s median gender pay gap for fixed hourly pay as at 5 April 2017 is 0.5%.
Its mean gender pay gap for bonuses paid in the year to 5 April 2017 is 28.5%, and the median gender pay gap for bonus payments is 0. Over this period, 69.9% of female employees received a bonus payment compared to 70.5% of male employees.
More than a third (34.3%) of employees in the highest pay quartile at The Press Association are female, compared to 37.5% in the second quartile, 39.4% in the third quartile and 33.3% in the lowest pay quartile.
The Press Association’s workforce comprises 36% female employees and 64% male employees.