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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 …
67% of workers in the public sector in Scotland are women?
Close the Gap is a partnership initiative that aims to improve awareness about the pay gap.
Written evidence to the Welfare Reform Committee inquiry into future delivery of social security Close the Gap's written submission to the Scottish Parliament Welfare Reform Committee inquiry into the future delivery of social security in Scotland, November 2015.
From our blog
New statistics show slight decrease in overall gender pay gap but rise in part-time figure Close the Gap has calculated the difference in pay between women and men working in Scotland using the latest Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) tables released from the Office of National Statistics this morning.
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