Gender Pay Gap Report – April 2017

Norwood is the largest Jewish charity in the UK supporting vulnerable children and their families, children with special educational needs and people with learning disabilities. Founded in 1795, Norwood is one of the UK’s oldest charities and the only Jewish charity to enjoy the Patronage of Her Majesty The Queen. We help children and adults to maximise their potential at home, at school and throughout their lives, through personalised services designed to enable choice.

This document provides Norwood’s Gender Pay information as calculated within the pay period of April 2017 to include the 5th April 2017 in line with the Gender Pay Gap Information Regulations 2017. A pay period takes into account all of the employees who were employed and working for Norwood during the set time frame mentioned.

Our Workforce:

  Male Female
5th April 2017 231 611

Our Gender Pay gap:

Mean Difference
Median Difference
5.09% 0.54%

The results of our gender pay gap demonstrated a slight variance between the hourly rate of pay, where female employees had a higher hourly rate of pay. This was largely due to the disparity of female employees in comparison to male employees.

Our Male & Female workforce in each quartile of pay:

Quartile Male Female
1st 34.1% 65.9%
2nd 27.1% 72.9%
3rd 27.1% 72.9%
4th 21.3% 78.7%

Bonus Pay:

Norwood does not operate a bonus scheme system within the workforce, however merit awards were given to individuals who have acted up, taken on additional responsibilities, received honorarium payments or payment from the employee referral schemes.

Proportion of those who received a merit payment:

Male Female
5.70% 3.97%
Bonus Pay Gap:

Mean Difference Median Difference
F>M 16.09% F>M 66.67%

I confirm that the above detailed information in relation to Norwood’s gender pay gap and bonus pay gap is accurate.

Signed: Shona McBride, Director of Workforce

Dated: 5th January 2018