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.


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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

April's news roundup It has been a busy month in the land of women and work, with stories focussing on the early presence and impact of gender stereotyping in children and young people's lives, discrimination in employment contracts and hiring processes, women's organisation's voices in the upcoming Scottish Election, and the economic benefits of gender equality. We've pulled them together here, in one handy post, for all your gender and employment news needs.

New Close the Gap research finds women’s labour market equality worth £17bn to the Scottish economy

EVENT: Gender Equality Pays research launch

Close the Gap assessment reveals significant regression in public authorities' compliance with the public sector equality duty

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