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Gender pay gap report

The automotive industry is traditionally male dominated and we’re working hard to redress the gender imbalance within our organisation. Arnold Clark is highly supportive of the government’s decision to require big employers to publish their gender pay gap statistics.

Our aims are to:

  • Make sure that all line managers are trained on the subject of diversity.
  • Continue with our collaborative and targeted approach to female recruitment.
  • Encourage women into roles within our workshops and our sales teams by breaking down preconceptions of the industry.
  • Train and coach our current females to encourage confidence and progression within the company.
  • Promote the successes of our female role models internally and externally via social media.
  • Continue to encourage a positive approach to flexible working company wide.
  • Further develop our partnerships with BWS, Working Families and Womanthology.

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Eddie Hawthorne, Chief Executive and Group Managing Director

I’m proud to say we’re continuing to challenge stereotypes in the automotive industry in order to make every employee feel welcomed and valued at Arnold Clark. We’re listening to our employees and making changes to improve our workplace culture based on their feedback. I’m delighted to see the success of our initiatives to bring more female talent into Arnold Clark and look forward to their continued success in 2020.’

Eddie Hawthorne, Chief Executive and Group Managing Director
Carol Henry, Human Resources Director

Our employees are at the heart of everything we do - that’s why it’s so important that we ensure every employee feels welcomed, supported and valued. I’m proud to see the steps we have taken in making Arnold Clark a fantastic place for females to build and develop their careers - and we’re just getting started!’

Carol Henry, Group People Director