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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.
Response to the UK Government consultation on closing the gender pay gap Close the Gap's response to the UK Government consultation on requiring large private and voluntary sector organisations in the UK publish their gender pay gap.
From our blog
Flexible Working Week This week is ‘Flexible working week’ in the UK but many businesses across Scotland are still missing out on the benefits that flexibility can bring to their organisations.
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