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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.
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10% of science, engineering and technology managers are women?
Close the Gap is a partnership initiative that aims to improve awareness about the pay gap.
Submission to the Equal Opportunities Committee inquiry into race, ethnicity and employment Close the Gap's submission to the Scottish Parliament Equal Opportunities Committee inquiry into race, ethnicity and employment.
From our blog
Exploring the use of positive action The Forum for Research into Equality and Diversity, based at the University of Chester, are currently undertaking research into the use of positive action in the UK. The research intends to explore the use of the positive action provisions within the Equality Act 2010 by public sector employers in Scotland, England and Wales.
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