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

Close the Gap Parliamentary Briefing: Progressing Towards a Fairer Scotland for Disabled PeopleClose the Gap Parliamentary Briefing: Progressing Towards a Fairer Scotland for Disabled People Ahead of the Scottish Government’s debate on the Fairer Scotland for Disabled People Plan and Disability Employment Plan, this Close the Gap briefing looks at existing evidence on disabled women’s experiences of the labour market, the lack of gender analysis in the Disability Employment Plan and the impact of social security changes on disabled women’s lives.

Call for participants: Research on managing paid work with caring rolesCall for participants: Research on managing paid work with caring roles

Close the Gap briefing for Scottish Government debate  Fair Work Action PlanClose the Gap briefing for Scottish Government debate Fair Work Action Plan

Close the Gap briefing for Scottish Government debate  Hear Me Too: 16 days of activism to end violence against women and girlClose the Gap briefing for Scottish Government debate Hear Me Too: 16 days of activism to end violence against women and girl

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