Medium Business - 2017 Winner

Mediacom is the largest media agency outside London with an annual turnover of over £300m and nearly 400 staff, Mediacom always recruit the strongest talent available for every role, so the hiring, developing and promoting of talented women is an everyday part of good practice in running their business! As such 50.2% of workforce are women, as are 23.5% of the senior management team. Initial work on the gender pay gap reporting ready for 2017’s mandatory reporting has yielded evidence that they do not have a pay gap which is unusual for the industry. Mediacom have implemented various initiatives to support KPI’s in relation to increasing female representation at all levels across the business. Mid-senior level female employees are encouraged to attend a residential course called ‘Shine’; there is a women’s network focused purely on the activities surrounding women’s development; enhanced family friendly policies and pay including the “expressing room” for breastfeeding women returning to work.

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