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Gender Pay Gap Report 2022

Dec 22, 2022 | General News

Gender Pay Gap Report 2022

This gender pay gap report is based upon data as at 27th June 2022 and was prepared in line with the Irish Government’s methodology. As of 27th June, Chadwicks Group had a headcount of 1,450 colleagues.

At Chadwicks Group, we are committed to being a fair, unbiased workplace regardless of a colleague’s gender or any other characteristic. We recognise that there is work to do in our industry, but we’re committed to improving year on year and have a number of strategies in place to achieve this.

We employ circa. 1500 people across 9 brands, 66 branches and locations across the Island of Ireland, and a Support Centre based in Dublin.

Addressing the Gender Pay Gap

The “Gender Pay Gap” is an average figure and is distinct from “Equal Pay,” which looks at the individual level, and is about ensuring that men and women are paid the same for carrying out the same work, or work of equal value.

The evaluation of our gender pay data indicates that the difference in average pay is due to proportionately men being in senior, higher paid roles, which is perceptible throughout the construction and supply chain industry.

Our Approach

Our approach to employee reward is gender neutral by design, we constantly review ways in which we can address the issues of Gender Pay and are committed to addressing the diversity in Chadwicks Group through:

  • Updating our recruitment practices to ensure we attract the best individuals for the role, regardless of their gender
  • Offering an unbiased, clear career path for all of our colleagues allowing them to progress within the business
  • Continually reviewing our People Policies to ensure they attract and retain the best candidates and allow for differing priorities

As a subsidiary of Grafton Group plc, we adhere to the Grafton Group Equality, Inclusion and Diversity policy, the aim of which is to promote equality and diversity across all areas of our business. We’re committed to proactively challenging the underlying reasons for the gap and working across our business to address it.

Key Statistics


SpeakUp is our reporting service for colleagues and anyone (e.g. customers or suppliers) connected to Chadwicks Group (part of Grafton Group) to report concerns. This action, is also commonly known as 'whistleblowing'. If you ever see something in your interaction with Chadwicks Group that could be deemed unsafe, unethical or unscrupulous, please SpeakUp! We take concerns given in good faith very seriously and will not tolerate retaliation of any kind to anyone who reports such instances.

You can raise your concerns through the dedicated SpeakUp website here.

Please note that this service is not to be used for customer service enquiries or issues. Please contact your local Chadwicks Group branch for such enquiries.