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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.
Close the Gap evidence submission to Women and Welfare Reform Inquiry April 2015 A submission from Close the Gap to the inquiry into women and welfare reform.
From our blog
Shared Parental Leave On the 5th of April 2015 new shared parental leave regulations came into force across the UK, which enables parents to share leave over the course of a year following the birth or adoption of a child. Parents can share up to 50 weeks of parental leave, by either taking time off together or separately.
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- Good piece by @feministfox on low-paid women workers' fight for equal pay. 10 yrs on and still waiting for justice. ntn.al/b8m. 1 day ago
- We've just submitted our response to the @ScotParl Welfare Reform Committee Inquiry into Women & Welfare closethegap.org.uk/conte… 2 days ago