The Equality Act 2010 (Special Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 applies to a list of ‘specified public authorities’ including colleges. This included a duty for colleges with more than 250 employees to publish data on gender and pay. Below is the gender pay gap report for Trafford College and The Trafford & Stockport College Group.
The vast majority of organisations have a gender pay gap and we are pleased to be able to say that The Trafford College Groups’ compares favourably with that of other organisations within our sector and our economy as a whole.
The median gender pay gap for the whole economy (according to the October 2018 ONS ASHE figures) is 17.9% and for the FE sector 15.7%. At 11.6%, The Trafford College Groups’ median gender pay gap is, therefore, significantly lower than that of the sector and the whole economy.
While The Trafford College Group’s gender pay gap compares favourably with that of organisations across the sector as well as the whole UK economy, this is not a subject about which The Trafford College Group is complacent, and is committed to doing everything it can to reduce the gap.
The Trafford College Group is committed to reducing the gender pay gap through: