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BAE Systems

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Virginia‎, United States

Workplace initiatives at BAE Systems

Workplace initiative Status
Will discuss flexible working arrangements while interviewing
Mean gender pay gap 11.2%, and Bonus GPG is 21.5%
Median gender pay gap 10.3%
Paid primary carer 18 weeks enhanced pay
Minimum tenure maternity None
Paid secondary carer 2 weeks
Minimum tenure paternity None
Uses gender-neutral parental language
Shared parental pay set at government statutory pay We enhance Shared Parental Leave up to a maximum of 18 weeks
Continues pension payments whilst on unpaid leave Our employees accrue pension benefits for the first 39 weeks of Maternity Leave*
Return to work retention Not currently monitored, but looking into
Has return to work programs
Has domestic violence policy No
Has opportunities to purchase leave No
Has employee assistance program
Has breastfeeding rooms Yes*
Has leadership development programs
Has mentoring opportunities
Has coaching programs
Has women in leadership targets
Has BAME targets
Accommodates cultural and religious events
Has employee led diversity networks Women, LGBT, BAME, Disability, Carers
Has internal women's networking groups
Employee engagement scores 67% (2017)
Employee turnover rate 6%
Paid volunteer days Provide paid leave for a range of civic and community duties

About BAE Systems

BAE Systems is a global defence, aerospace and security company employing around 88,200 people worldwide. Our wide-ranging products and services cover air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology, and support services.

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We serve the needs of our customers by delivering a wide range of advanced defence, aerospace and security solutions that provide a technological and performance edge. We work together with local partners to engineer, manufacture, and develop the innovations that sustain economies, increase defence sovereignty and safeguard commercial interests.