Equality and Diversity
Ipswich Town Football Club's aim is to confront and eliminate discrimination, whether by reason of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.
We are also keen to promote the work of the following organisations in helping the Club and football in general to become as inclusive as possible.
Ipswich Town Football Club - Gender Pay Gap Report 2019
We are required to publish details annually of our gender pay gap which includes all staff and players. For the purposes of this report the results are based on the snapshot date of 5 April 2018 for hourly rates of pay and the bonuses paid to staff in the 12 months to that date.
There are six metrics that we are required to report on:
- Difference in the mean pay of men and women stated as a percentage;
- Difference in the median pay of men and women stated as a percentage;
- Difference in mean bonus pay of men and women stated as a percentage;
- Difference in median bonus pay of men and women stated as a percentage;
- Proportion of men and women who received a bonus;
- Proportion of men and women in each of the four quartile bands.
Football is a sport in which the highest earning roles are almost exclusively held by men and this has a significant impact on our results. We ensure that staff carrying out equal work are paid equal salaries - dependent on experience and qualifications.
Gender Pay and Bonus Gap
Pay Gap 54.95% 7.09%
Bonus Gap 97.19% 20.33% *
* We have a Corporate Hospitality team that is mainly female and earn commission. Mid range bonuses paid in the year to 5 April 2018 were lower for female employees when compared to the male employees.
Proportion of staff receiving a bonus in the 12 months to 5 April 2018
Quartile Male Female
Lower 69.39% 30.61%
Lower Middle 68.62% 31.38%
Upper Middle 67.35% 32.65%
Upper 71.65% 28.35%
Kick It Out
Website - http://www.kickitout.org/
Twitter - http://twitter.com/kickitout
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kick-It-Out/72710380586
Show Racism The Red Card
Gay Football Supporters Network
Website - http://www.gfsn.org.uk/
Twitter - http://twitter.com/gfsnUK
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/GayFootballSupportersNetwork
Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
3 More London
Riverside Tooley Street
Tel: 020 3117 0235
Fax 0207 407 7557
The EHRC is an independent statutory body established to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality protect human rights and to build good relations. The EHRC is a partnership of the former Commission for Racial Equality, the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Disability Rights Commission and also takes on responsibility for the other aspects of equality: age, sexual orientation and religion or belief, as well as human rights.
Level Playing Field is the national registered charity representing disabled supporters of all sports. The campaign aims to promote an inclusive agenda, raise disability awareness through sport and ensure an equality of experiences for all fans.
Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation (WSFF)
3rd Floor, Victoria House
Tel: 020 7273 1740
Fax: 020 7273 1981
The WSFF celebrates participation in sport from women and girls and campaigns to make sport as accessible for women and girls as it is for men and boys.
Tel: 020 7593 1850
Fax: 020 7593 1877
Stonewall campaign for equality and justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals. Stonewall help to tackle homophobia and homophobic bullying and aim to ensure the rights and needs of lesbians, gay men and bisexuals are addressed in the wider community.
1301 Stratford Road
Tel: 0121 777 1375
Fax: 0121 325 5477
Sporting Equals promote ethnic diversity across sport and physical activity and was originally set up by Sport England in partnership with the Commission for Racial Equality. No an independent body, Sporting Equals aim to ensure that ethnic diversity is recognised and celebrated across all sports.
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