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.

  • closethepaygap profile imageIt's great to see Scotland being the first country in the world to create the right to free sanitary products🙌 The Period Products Act is an important step to fight #periodpoverty & improving working environments for women in Scotland. Read more here bbc.in/3w6LWL3 7 hours ago
  • closethepaygap profile image📢 We are hiring a new Programme Officer! We’re looking for an enthusiastic person to work on Equally Safe at Work, our employer accreditation programme, in NHS boards & the third sector. Find out more & apply here!👉 closethegap.org.uk/jobs/… Twitter embedded image 1 day ago
  • closethepaygap profile imageOur webinar on menopause & the workplace is now sold out! We're keen to ensure no-one misses out. We'll be recording the session & sharing afterwards, & we're also opening a waitlist for the webinar. Email us at info@closethegap.org.uk to add your name to the list for either.
    closethepaygap profile imageMenopause is a natural part of women’s lives but there is still widespread discomfort around the topic, particularly in the workplace. Join us & @scotgovhealth this Wednesday to learn what action you can take to create a menopause-friendly workplace. 👉bit.ly/3zv6gaV 1 day ago
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  • closethepaygap profile imageAlongside more than 120 groups, we've called on @scotgov to double the Scottish child bridging payments. This would be an effective way of getting more cash support to women and their children, helping families to stay afloat. #BridgeTheGap bit.ly/3JWCIGJ Twitter embedded image 1 day ago