Equal workplaces

The business case for gender equality

Understanding why gender equality is important and how it can help your business thrive is vital for helping you drive change. Use this resource to understand the benefits of gender equality and get advice on how to build a business case that is specific to your business.

The business case for gender equality (PDF 1.2MB)

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Workforce equality assessment

To improve gender equality in your workforce, you first need to have a good understanding of the balance of men and women across different roles and levels in your organisation.  Use this resource to understand gender equality in your business and to help you identify potential problems in recruitment, promotion and staff turnover.

Assessing equality in the workplace for SME's (PDF 1.6MB)

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Recruitment strategies

Diversity makes businesses more productive. But to achieve diversity in your workforce, you need to make your recruitment strategies fair and free from discrimination and bias. Use these resources to attract female job applicants and  to check that your recruitment is free from discrimination.

Recruitment strategies for SMEs in male dominated industries (PDF 615KB)

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Pay Equity

Making sure men and women receive equal pay when doing the same work or work of comparable value means all employees are paid fairly and female employees are retained. Use these resources to help you identify and investigate pay gaps in your business and to develop an action plan to fix them.