Information for individuals

There is a 14.9% gap between men’s and women’s combined hourly rates and a shocking 32.2% gap when you compare women’s part-time hourly rate to men’s full-time hourly rate. These headline figures represent a lifetime of pay inequality for women.

It is not always easy to know if you are not being paid fairly and equally. This section provides information on why equal pay is important and where individuals can get support.

Related publications

Statutory Code of Practice on Equal Pay (Equality and Human Rights Commission)Statutory Code of Practice on Equal Pay (Equality and Human Rights Commission) Laid before Parliament 27 July 2010.

Toolkit for Student OfficersToolkit for Student Officers This toolkit is designed for student activists running equal pay campaigns on campus, and was developed in partnership with NUS Scotland.