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Key characters: looking after our people

Every person who works at World of Books is valued as an integral team player, helping us to connect a global community of book lovers with their new favourite read.

Living wage and equal pay for our people

At World of Books we are committed to the principles of equal opportunities and equal treatment for all employees, regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, age, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or disability. All staff are remunerated in line with The National Living Wage. We regularly benchmark the pay rates against local businesses and have increased wages in line with the UK average pay.

Gender pay gap

We are proud to report a median pay gap of 1.2% in favour of women, with a mean gap of 0.68%. We are one of 13% of companies in the UK to achieve this with UK companies reporting an average 10% pay gap in favour of men. Women make up 33.9% of higher-paid jobs and 39.8% of lower-paid jobs, showing equal representation across our business.

Read our full gender pay gap report.