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RECRUITING: Close the Gap

Close the Gap Project – Development Officer – 34 hours(Fixed Term to 31 March 2014 with indicative funding to 31 March 2015)

Close the Gap newsround (33)

This edition for October captures articles related to the gender pay gap and its causes, including pay discrimination and occupational segregation

Ada Lovelace Day

Be inspired on Ada Lovelace Day

Tuesday 15 October is Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Born in 1815 Ada Lovelace is thought to be the first computer programmer. Finding Ada is a website resource dedicated to encouraging individuals and organisations to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM.

Close the Gap newsround (32)

This edition for October captures articles related to the gender pay gap and its causes, including pay discrimination and occupational segregation

Close the Gap newsround (31)

This edition for October captures articles related to the gender pay gap and its causes, including pay discrimination and occupational segregation.

Close the Gap newsround (30)

This edition for August captures articles related to the gender pay gap and its causes, including pay discrimination and occupational segregation.

Close the Gap newsround (29)

This edition for July captures articles related to the gender pay gap and its causes, including pay discrimination and occupational segregation.

From Women Onto Work: Vote to help vulnerable Scottish women benefit form an RBS grant.

Please vote to help vulnerable Scottish women benefit from an RBS grant.

Close the Gap newsround (28)

Catch up on gender pay gap news that you might have missed during June.

RECRUITING: Close the Gap

We are recruiting for THREE posts which are funded by Big Lottery Fund; 2 x Development Officers and 1 x Administrative Assistant. 

NEW EVENT: Missing out on the benefits?

Missing out on the benefits?

POSTPONED: Shifting the Balance? Tuesday 19 February 2013

'Shifting the Balance? Exploring trade union responses to gendered occupational segregation', which was to take place on Tuesday 19 February, has been postponed. It is envisaged that it will be rescheduled for a date in late 2013. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Close the Gap newsround (26)

This edition captures articles on childcare, occupational segregation, and issues related to the gender pay gap and its causes.

New flat-rate pension will have mixed effect on women

The UK Government has announced that a new, simpler, flat-rate pension will be introduced from April 2017. Women are being held up as one of the main beneficiaries by the government but it is far from clear whether this is actually the case.

Close the Gap newsround (25)

This edition captures articles on equal pay claims, occupational segregation and issues related to the gender pay gap and its causes.

Close the Gap international newsround (4)

This post captures news relating to the causes of the gender pay gap and equal pay in different countries. This includes issues such as occupational segregation and gender inequality in the labour market.

Close the Gap newsround (24)

This edition captures articles related to the gender pay gap and its causes.

Close the Gap newsround (23)

This edition captures articles related to the gender pay gap and its causes. There is also information about Close the Gap's next event.

Close the Gap newsround (22)

This week's newsround includes articles on occupational segregation, women and work and gender stereotyping.

The real root of women's inequality in retirement

Research has revealed that Scotland has the second-worst gender pensions gap in the UK. A report by Prudential has found that women in Scotland can expect to receive more than one-third less than men when they retire, with an average annual income of £10,029 compared with £17,539 for their male counterparts.

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