thebigword Closes Gender Pay Gap – Top 2 Pay quartiles lean towards women

Global Language Technology Company thebigword has continued to make great progress in closing the Gender Pay Gap for it’s UK Employees.

In the two upper pay quartiles, the percentage split leans more towards women reflecting a strong representation of women in Leadership roles. Since last year, the proportion of females in the upper pay quartile has increased by 3.93%.

thebigword’s mean Gender Pay Gap has fallen by 8.6% since 2019 report when the company reported a gap of 15% in favour of males. We are proud to confirm this figure has fallen to 6.4% for 2020.

Leanne Gregg, Chief People Officer at thebigword Group

Overall thebigword mean pay gap is below the national average and is way ahead with regard to the median Gender Pay gap. thebigword’s median Gender Pay Gap figures stand at -4.3% in favour of women, and is significantly lower than the rest of the UK standing at 15.5% in favour of men.

Chief People Officer at thebigword Group, Leanne Gregg said: “What our Gender Pay Gap shows is that we have strong representation of women in the top pay quartiles, but overall there is a fairly even split of women and men in all quartiles.

Whilst thebigword’s Gender Pay Gap compares favourably to that of other organisations across the whole UK economy, this is not a subject about which we are complacent, and we are committed to doing everything that we can to reduce the gap as we have shown year on year. In fact, compared to 2018 and 2019, we have continued to reduce the pay gap and we aim to continue to further reduce this in the coming years.”

thebigword believes that equal opportunities for all should be a given. Diversity is at the heart of our workforce and is key to the success of the business.

We are committed to the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment for all employees, regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, age, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or disability.