Welcome

Close the Gap works in Scotland on women’s participation in the labour market. We work with policymakers, employers and employees to influence and enable action to address the causes of women’s inequality at work.

For employers

Taking action to close the gender pay gap in your organisation could boost productivity and protect the business from costly tribunal claims.

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For policymakers

Ensuring that your policies, programmes and services consider the needs of women and men will advance gender equality.

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For union reps

As a workplace rep, you have an important role to play in promoting equality for women and men.

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For individuals

Equal pay makes a difference to working men and women. You can help to make your workplace fair and flexible.

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Latest publications

Women's sector response to the Gender Recognition Act consultationWomen's sector response to the Gender Recognition Act consultation Close the Gap worked with Engender, Scottish Women's Aid, Rape Crisis Scotland, Zero Tolerance and Equate Scotland to produce a joint response to the Scottish Government consultation on proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act.

The Gender Penalty: Exploring the causes and solutions to Scotland's gender pay gapThe Gender Penalty: Exploring the causes and solutions to Scotland's gender pay gap

Response to EHRC enforcing the gender pay gap regulationsResponse to EHRC enforcing the gender pay gap regulations

Response to the Scottish National Investment Bank consultationResponse to the Scottish National Investment Bank consultation

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From our blog

We are hiring! Close the Gap is hiring! We’re looking for an enthusiastic person with strong organising skills to provide administrative support to contribute to the effective delivery of Close the Gap’s work. Committed to women’s labour market equality, you’ll be working within our small, busy team and also supporting the development of our policy and project work.

Our accreditation programme will ensure women are Equally Safe at Work

Close the Gap assessment of Scottish gender pay gap reporting suggests most employers are not planning to take action to close their pay gap

The Gender Penalty: Close the Gap's new research on Scotland's gender pay gap

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