Report: Men Paid 16 Percent More Than Women At British Horseracing Authority

by | 03.22.2018 | 5:25pm

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced its gender pay gap figures which show an average gender pay gap of 16 percent (mean) and 15 percent (median).

The report, which can be found here, also lists the bonus pay gap, the proportion of employees receiving a bonus and the number of female and male staff falling into each pay quartile.

The bonus pay gap which is 66 percent (mean) and 31 percent (median) is primarily a result of a performance related incentive plan at Executive level, where the gender split when the survey was completed was 70 percent male to 30 percent female.

Alongside the report a three point action plan has also been published, which includes unconscious bias training for senior leaders within the BHA, an audit of recruitment process and an increased training and development budget for staff.

Nick Rust, Chief Executive of the BHA, said:

“I am determined to uphold the BHA's commitment to being open and transparent and achieving a diverse, balanced and inclusive workforce where all people can fulfil their potential and have equal opportunities to build their career.

“The BHA's values include being progressive and accountable, so we want to see a better balance between men and women in senior roles and we are now focused on rolling out our action plan to achieve this.”

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