The first Gender Pay Gap report published has revealed positive findings in the difference between the average pay for men and women working at Cardiff Airport.
Last year was the first time all companies of 250 employees or more in the UK were required to publish their gender pay gap data. As such, with 2018 being the first year Cardiff Airport has exceeded 250 directly employed members of staff, this was the first report published.
It reveals that:
Deb Barber, CEO of Cardiff Airport, said: “I am hugely encouraged by the findings of our first published Gender Pay Gap Report which reflects a small gap of 2%. We are committed to equality and diversity across genders and all other protected characteristics, believing that equality of opportunity is both necessary and achievable for us as a business.
“We want to make sure that progression and opportunity are awarded to those demonstrating talent, irrespective of gender.
“Nevertheless, we remain focused on closing the gap further and eventually reducing the gap to 0% and will continue to aim for 50:50 gender representation in all roles wherever possible.”
In addition to the findings in this report, Cardiff Airport brought forward its commitment to ensuring no employee is paid less than the Real Living Wage, which was planned to come into effect in April 2020 but came into effect this week, on April 1st 2019.
*Data source ONS (October 2018), Gender pay gap
** Data source Gov.uk (2017-18), Gender pay gap data