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.
Latest publicationsClose the Gap briefing for Scottish Government Debate: A Caring Nation – Setting Out a New Vision for Health and Social Care in ScotlandClose the Gap supplementary submission to the Independent Review of Adult Social CareClose the Gap and Engender submission to the Advisory Council: Development of the National Strategy on Economic Transformation - August 2021Close the Gap response to the Social Justice and Social Security Committee’s inquiry into the Carer’s Allowance Supplement (Scotland) Bill
From our blogWhat’s Violence Against Women got to do with women’s labour market inequality? Close the Gap’s new animation explains.We're hiring!Making sure a green economy also works for womenHow will political parties promote gender equality in the labour market? What we learnt from the women’s election hustings
- We also need to see proactive steps from employers to identify and tackle pay discrimination embedded into their systems. Action needs to be taken now. For further details on Equal Pay in Scotland, check out our blog here 👉 closethegap.org.uk/news/… 20 hours ago in reply to closethepaygap
- This #InternationalEqualPayDay we are still calling for equal pay for women. Despite equal pay being enshrined in law for over 50 years, women still receive unequal pay for equal work. Employers should conduct equal pay reviews as a minimum to do better by their female workforce. 20 hours ago
- @LanRCC @lrccstamp Thanks so much for sharing! 2 days ago in reply to LanRCC
- Module 1 of our Domestic Abuse training for solicitors is back this October! In this session co-delivered with experts from @scotwomensaid, you will learn more about the dynamics of abuse and how to respond to clients in a trauma informed way. Join us: buff.ly/3AfQajx 2 days ago by SWRC_