Keltbray, a leading UK specialist engineering business, today releases its Gender Pay Gap Report for 2020 and announces the formation of its new Inclusion Committee.

Gender Pay Gap reporting is a requirement of all companies with 250 or more employees, and shows how men and women’s average pay compares across the organisation.

The full Gender Pay Gap Report for 2020 shows:

  • Keltbray’s mean hourly rate gap has decreased again by nearly 4% this year, and nearly 7% since 2017.
  • Keltbray’s mean bonus gap has decreased by over 2%, bringing the total reduction since 2017 to 5%.
  • Keltbray has a higher percentage of women working in three or four of the reporting quartiles, including a 2% increase in the number of women working in the highest paid quartile.

Commenting on the results, Darren James, Chief Executive Officer at Keltbray said: “We welcome the opportunity to share our Gender Pay Gap results as we want to build on our progress each year and hold ourselves to account on our inclusion performance.”

“Historically, we are a part of a very male dominated industry and we recognise that change takes time. With this in mind, we are working hard to ensure that we attract and retain the best talent in the market, which includes creating an inclusive environment where everyone can bring their true selves to their work and fulfil their potential. I’m personally very passionate about having a diverse workforce where everyone thrives, because I believe it makes us a more successful business.”

Keltbray’s Group People Director, Kyla Farmer, said: “Our results show that we are gradually increasing the number of women we employ and that we are seeing more women in senior positions, which is really promising. However, we understand that we still have a long way to go.”

“The formation of our new Inclusion Committee and the new Inclusion Manager role is an encouraging step forward in our Inclusion journey. The Committee will be creating a long-term Strategy to support our business goals which I believe will build on the good foundations already in place. Change isn’t something that will happen overnight, but we are willing to put in the work to see progress and create a real, lasting impact.”

The full 2020 Gender Pay Gap Report is now available to read and download on the Keltbray website (




Media Enquiries


Nina Fairfowl, Corporate Communications Manager and Group Inclusion Manager

Keltbray Holdings Limited

Tel: 07395 792301

Email: [email protected]


Philip Pashley

Group Director, Corporate Communications

Keltbray Holdings Limited

Tel: 07860 954620

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About Keltbray

Keltbray is a leading UK specialist engineering and construction services business, offering a unique self-delivery capability spanning key phases of the construction value chain – civil engineering, geotechnical, asbestos management, demolition, piling and reinforced concrete structures, decommissioning, remediation, rail, power distribution and transmission, and environmental services.

The company was founded in 1976 and is privately owned, directly employs over 1,700 people, and is a key delivery partner to blue-chip public and private sector customers, contributing to the development and maintenance of Britain’s rapidly changing economic infrastructure and built environment.

Keltbray provides certainty of delivery to meet the needs of diverse and complex projects. Its professionally trained employees take pride in delivering safely and sustainably, on time, to budget, and with care for the environment and our communities. Keltbray has successfully completed a range of high profile construction projects on schemes including The Shard, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium, St Pancras International, Crossrail, Earls Court, Battersea Power Station, Ferrybridge Power Station decommissioning and HS2.