Guidance and Tools for Employers
This section contains guidance and tools that may assist employers in the public and private sectors to find and address gender pay gaps within their organisation.
This guidance provides information to help Scottish public authorities meet the public sector equailty duty, and particularly the requirement to publish gender pay gap information, and a statement on equal pay, including information on occupational segregation.
A toolkit aimed at small businesses undertaking a pay review. It was originally produced in 2003 by the Equal Opportunities Commission in partnership with the Welsh Development Agency.
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Laid before Parliament 27 July 2010.
This is the authoritative, comprehensive and technical guide to the Act’s provisions intended to ensure that women and men receive the same pay and other contractual benefits when they are doing equal work.
This guidance provides information to help Scotland's colleges to analyse their pay policies and practices, to ensure that they are fair and equitable.
Implementing an equal pay review will help colleges to comply with statutory obligations on them to deliver equal pay.
This workbook helps employers to compare jobs, to determine whether they are of equal value or not.
This guide, aimed at SME owners, will help employers to design fair pay systems that reward jobs of equal value equally.
The Gender Equality Duty, which came into force in April 2007, places a requirement on large public sector employers to be proactive in addressing gender pay gaps. This guidance provides information to help public authorities meet the specific duty on equal pay, which forms part of the obligations for listed public authorities in Scotland under the Gender Equality Duty.
This research collates and analyses the existing evidence in support of the business case for addressing gender inequality in individual firms.
This brief position paper outlines the main ‘business case’ arguments for action to close gender gaps in employment and reinvigorates them in light of the current economic downturn in Scotland.