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11 December 2017 | 1 minute read


11 December 2017 | 1 minute read


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AWE gender pay gap report

Like all organisations with over 250 employees we are publishing our gender pay gap report, annually, starting this year.

At AWE we have a gender pay gap of 16.7% (median pay), just under the national average of 18.4%.

In the report you will also see several other figures including the proportion of men and women that receive a bonus, the difference between the amount paid to men and women in bonuses, and the proportion of men and women in each 25% (quartile) of an employer’s pay structure. 

Commenting in the report, Iain Coucher, AWE CEO said: “Talent is unrelated to gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social background or any other form of diversity. Addressing instances of gender pay gaps is a moral and ethical issue.

 “We, like all companies, must relentlessly focus on ensuring fairness and equality among our workforce. I and the rest of the directors of AWE are absolutely committed to doing this.”

Alison Atkinson, AWE Director of Capital Projects said: “My pledge is to drive our diversity and inclusion strategy. At AWE we are determined to deliver an evolving plan so that we can attract and sustain talent because, put simply, it is crucial for our future.”

To read the full report click here.

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