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Gender pay gap information

29 March 2018

Under government regulations of The Equality Act 2010, companies with over 250 employees must annually disclose their respective gender pay gap details.

Given that Sheffield Wednesday FC fall into that category, the club recently conducted an extensive overview on this matter from which supporters can view the results by CLICKING HERE.

Owls chief executive officer Katrien Meire said: “As one of the few female football CEOs in office, I am pleased that the publication of this report will start increasing awareness of the importance of equal pay.

“As a club we want to endorse salary equality whilst ensuring pathways exist for women through mid-range and senior management roles. However, we also believe that opportunity and remuneration should be based on ability and merit.

“In a professional male football club figures will always be skewed but away from the field we are committed to parity irrespective of gender.

“Having conducted an extensive internal process to arrive at our results, once player related payments and bonuses were subtracted, a tangible gender pay gap remained.

“Overall, I am confident that throughout the club, we have dedicated, talented staff who individually and collectively will be given every chance to achieve their career ambitions at Sheffield Wednesday.”

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