Corporate information

Gender Pay Gap Report 2017

General employees in Company

Gender Number Percentage
Males employees 1,440 38%
Females employees 2,381 62%


As a company that employs over 250 employees, we are required to publish details of any gender pay gap within our organisation. At Heron, we welcome this new development and are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. These statistics have been uploaded to the Government portal and the data is presented as at 5th April 2017.

Hourly Pay & Bonus Gap

Item Mean Median
Hourly Pay Gap 14.9% 1.4%
(National average)* *17.4%) (18.4%)
Bonus Pay Gap 8.9% -33.3%


* (based on the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, Office for National Statistics)

Quartile bands

The proportion of male and female employees in each quartile pay band is as follows:

Quartile Male Female
1st Quartile 58.9% 41.1%
2nd Quartile 21.8% 78.2%
3rd Quartile 19.1% 80.9%
4th Quartile 45.4% 54.6%


Proportion of employees receiving a bonus

The proportion of male and female employees who received bonus pay is as follows:

Males Paid Bonus 33.2%
Females Paid Bonus 3.6%


I declare that the data presented above is accurate, as of 5th April 2017.

Tony Dobbs, MD, Heron Foods Ltd
27th March 2018

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