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New Working Paper on Scotland’s Gender Pay Gap Statistics Finds that Progress has Stalled on Realising Equality for Women at Work

Close the Gap has published a new working paper on gender pay gap statistics with a specific analysis of Scotland’s pay gap.

New Working Paper on Scotland's gender pay gap

Close the Gap has recently published its most recent working paper on gender pay gap statistics with a specific analysis of Scotland’s gender pay gap.

August Newsround

Here we round up all the news about women in the labour market, and all things related. This month’s stories cover older women in the workplace, the university gender gap, the Think Business Think Equality launch and more.

JULY NEWSROUND

Close the Gap’s Newsround is back after a short break. Here we round up all the news about women in the labour market, and all things related. This month’s stories cover welfare reform, publishing gender pay gaps, rising maternity discrimination and more.

Move to gender pay gap reporting in the private sector is welcome but inadequate

David Cameron recently announced legislation that will require larger companies to publish their gender pay gap figure. Given that 45 years has passed since the equal pay act was introduced, this is to be welcomed. But the publishing of pay gaps alone will not realise David Cameron’s ambition to “end the gender pay gap within a generation”. What it is, though, is a small step towards addressing the disadvantage that women face at work every day.

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