Welcome

Close the Gap is a partnership project working in Scotland on women's participation in the labour market. We work with employers, employees and policymakers to enable and encourage action to address the causes of women's inequality at work.

For employers

Taking action to close the gender pay gap in your organisation could boost productivity and protect the business from costly tribunal claims.

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For policymakers

Ensuring that your policies, programmes and services consider the needs of women and men will advance gender equality.

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For union reps

As a workplace rep, you have an important role to play in promoting equality for women and men.

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For individuals

Equal pay makes a difference to working men and women. You can help to make your workplace fair and flexible.

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From our blog

Events: Scotland & UK In this post you will find a selection of up and coming events and programmes relating to gender equality and women's participation in the labour market.___________________________________________________________________________________

May's news roundup

Everything you ever wanted to know about gender budgeting but were afraid to ask

New Working Paper on Scotland's gender pay gap

More news

On Twitter

  • Find out how tackling women's labour market inequality could add £17bn to the Scottish economy here closethegap.org.uk/conte… 9 hours ago in reply to closethepaygap
  • Re today's @ScotParl debate, our #genderequalitypays report shows tackling gender inequality in Scotland could add £17bn to economy. 9 hours ago
  • Good to hear @andywightman talking about need for gender-sensitive employability services, & gender pay gap accreditation scheme in debate 9 hours ago

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