The council is publishing the workforce disability pay gap on a voluntary basis. In the absence of a mandatory framework for reporting, the council have chosen to replicate the regulations and measures used in gender pay gap reporting. Therefore, this report includes:
- the mean and median disability pay gaps
- the mean and median disability bonus pay gaps
- the proportions of disabled and employees who received a bonus
- the proportions of disabled employees and employees with no disability in each pay quartile
The reporting data includes council employees who have self-certified their disability status as either ‘disabled’ or as having ‘no disability’ and were employed on 31 March 2021. Apprentices, seasonal, temporary or casual employees are included if they fall within the reference period created by the snapshot date. Mirroring the gender pay reporting regulations, the data excludes schools-based staff.
The council’s workforce equalities data is provided confidentially and voluntarily by individuals working for the council. The council encourages its workforce to share their equalities data to understand the workforce profile and plan actions to address inequalities. Not all employees choose to share their details. This report is based on 80.2% of the workforce on the snapshot date who have disclosed whether they are disabled or have no disability. The remaining employees declined to specify and as such are excluded from this report.
The council publishes this information on its website.
This report relates to the snapshot date of March 31 2021.