As part of UK government requirements, we, alongside other UK organizations with more than 250 employees, will be sharing our gender pay gap data with the public each April.
The gender pay gap is the measure that shows the percentage difference between the average earnings of men and women in an organization, expressed as a percentage of men’s earnings. Employers are required to publish both a mean and a median figure.
Our latest gender pay gap report is based on data from 5 April 2021. At this date we employed 298 relevant people with 67 (22.5%) being men and 231 (77.5%) being women. Unlike many UK organizations, female representation is high at all levels of our organization, including in our senior leadership roles which helps to explain why our gender pay gap is comparatively low compared to the sector and wider UK economy. We put this down to the structure of the workforce in the sector, but also our excellent range of flexible working and parental policies, enhanced most recently by our commitment to shared parental benefits.
That’s not to say that we can’t improve further. We have implemented many positive changes since our last gender pay gap report in April 2020, and indeed over the last 12 months, which will not yet be captured in this reporting period. We remain committed to further reducing our pay gap through multiple actions which are detailed in our report.
To learn more about UNICEF UK’s gender pay declaration, read the full report