Close the Gap newsround (24)
Posted on October 2, 2012
This edition captures articles related to the gender pay gap and its causes.
NEWS - General
Employment trends: women in local government
Women directors boost company performance
Why has the number of senior female managers fallen at the NAO?
What is the private sector's attitude to women voluntary sector leaders?
Gender gap in UK apprentice schemes
Caroline Thomson: BBC still has work to do on sexism and ageism
Companies forced to reveal number of women staff
Mothers who return to work treated like 'subspecies'
Trade Union Council
Women could miss out on auto-enrolement into workplace pensions
Pay up, so women don't ship out
Female apprentices 'face pay gap'
Male, Pale and Stale: The Gender Gap in the UK's Leading Roles
NEWS - Media
Why does this shocking dearth of women in the media persist?
Fewer than one in five R4 Today guests or reporters are women
Women in Journalism research finds sexist stereotypes dominate front pages of newspapers
NEWS - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Women in Technology
Flexible working attracts women into IT roles at Intel
Challenging the gender imbalance in renewable industry
Meet GoldieBlox: the toy designed to get girls interested in engineering
Why are so few women working in technology?
Women in UK engineering jobs 'worryingly low'
How Intel attracts more women into engineering roles
Women of Wikipedia edit planned to celebrate the legacy of Ada Lovelace Day
State schools in England & Wales 'failing girls who want to study physics'
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Women Still Have to Prove Themselves in Academic Hiring
STUC Women's Conference
12 - 13 November, 2012; Concert Hall, Perth
Scottish Trade Union women gather to discuss a wide range which impact on the lives of women. For further information contact Helen Carson, Admin Assistant, STUC, at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0141 337 8100.
Procurement Reform Bill
Ends on the 2 November 2012
Procurement Reform Bill aim is to establish a national legislative framework for sustainable public procurement that supports Scotland's economic growth by delivering social and environmental benefits, supporting innovation and promoting public procurement processes and systems which are transparent, streamlined, standardised, proportionate, fair and business-friendly.