Gender Pay Report


  • Women’s mean hourly rate is 20.2% lower than men’s
  • Women’s median hourly rate is 12.1% lower than men’s


  • 6% of women
  • 10% of men


  • Women’s mean bonus pay is 87.3% lower than men’s
  • Women’s median bonus pay is 133.3% higher than men’s

The proportion of male and females in our business is 79.5% male and 20.5% female.

Overall males represent a higher proportion of the workforce across each of the four quartiles, as shown in the table above.

Duerr’s is a family run business, with heritage dating back to 1881, and is now represented by the 5th generation. The Duerr family members employed in the business are all male and hold senior roles  which are represented in the upper quartile.

Duerr’s have a higher proportion of males than females in the upper quartile, with the latter occupying a third of the roles at senior management level.

All comparable hourly paid roles are paid the same regardless of gender.

The average and median numbers which the Government requires companies to report, do not take into account the normal differences that occur in market pay rates for different roles, specialisms or professions which exist within businesses. It is  also worth noting that the numbers reported will  always reflect performance, development progression, experience or role grading, all of which may influence an individual’s pay, regardless of gender.