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Last two weeks to register for gender pay and opportunity competition

The current UK Futures Programme competition, looking at the gender pay and opportunity gap, is closing soon, with applicants having until midday on 13 July 2015 to register ideas.

UKCES Futures Programme gender balance competition infographic

The competition, the sixth in the UK Futures Programme, seeks proposals from employers and partners to trial innovations in good job design for lower paid women workers in several key sectors.

Employers, partners, and intermediaries can submit their proposals for innovative workplace practice and job design in the cleaning, commercial catering, and adult social care industries.

UKCES is offering co-investment of financial support, of up to £180,000 per project, and the contribution of expertise and access to networks.

Full information on the competition is available on the Competition 6 page on GOV.UK.

Full information on the UK Futures Programme is available on GOV.UK.

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Published 1 July 2015