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Close the Gap is a partnership project that works to encourage and enable action to address the gender pay gap. We work with employers and employees providing information, guidance and support. Can we help you?
Taking action to close the pay gap in your company could boost productivity and protect your company from costly tribunal claims.
Equal pay makes a difference to the lives of working men and women. You can help make pay fair in your workplace.
For union reps
Fair pay is equal pay. As a workplace rep you have an important role to play in promoting pay equality for men and women.
Did you know …
Women in Scotland are paid on average 12% less than men?
Close the Gap is a partnership initiative that aims to improve awareness about the pay gap.
Gender Budget Analysis: Case Study This case study was developed as part of a research project with Women in Scotland's Economy (WiSE) research centre.
From our blog
Close the Gap assessment reveals significant regression in public authorities' compliance with the public sector equality duty Close the Gap completed its second assessment of public authorities’ compliance with the gender and employment requirements of the public sector equality duty. By 30 April 2015 listed public authorities were required to publish:
- RT @Commonswomequ: Committee asks why only 6% of jobs are advertised as open to flexibility.@NickBolesMP denies need for Govt to intervene. #GenderPayGap 8 hours ago
- UK govt review on how to increase no of female execs stops short of compulsory quotas, focusing on 'encouragement' theguardian.com/business… 2 days ago
- RT @EngenderScot: We need a #GenderEqualityBill to keep women's equality on the agenda! Find out more here: holyrood.engender.org.uk… 5 days ago