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 and Engender Joint Briefing - Scottish National Invesment Bank Bill Stage 3Close the Gap Working Paper 21: Gender pay gap statisticsClose the Gap response to UK Government Good Work Plan consultation on transparencyClose the Gap parliamentary briefing for members' business - 16 days of activism to end violence against women and girls
- Great comments from @msakrit , executive director of @closethepaygap , on where the burden of responsibility should be. Hint: it’s not on women to ask for more pay. Amen 🙌 80% of women could be missing out on higher wages because they are not negotiating pay when applying for jobs. Half of female employees think they are underpaid - 70% who ask for more money receive a proportion or all of the amount they ask for. independent.co.uk/news/u… 16 hours ago8 hours ago by LouRogers2014
- Check out this blogpost from our policy and parliamentary officer @ruthboyler on integrating gender equality into #SNIB.
- The onus for ensuring #equalpay is not on individual women to negotiate their salaries but on employers to implement robust and transparent pay systems. With comment from our Executive Director, @msakrit independent.co.uk/indepe… 12 hours ago
- ICYMI, last week we published our analysis of Scotland's latest #genderpaygap statistics. Read it here: closethegap.org.uk/conte… 15 hours ago