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Productivity challenge 6: Workplace solutions to the gender pay and opportunity gap

This challenge focuses on job design and organisational culture in lifting lower-paid female workers in the cleaning, commercial catering and adult social care sectors out of low pay, while increasing productivity and employee wellbeing. This is a jointly funded competition in conjunction with the Government Equalities Office.

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The UK Commission for Employment and Skills is no longer supporting ‘Productivity challenge 6: Workplace solutions to the gender pay and opportunity gap’.

Document

UK Futures Programme competition brief: workplace solutions to the gender pay and opportunity gap

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Details

The ‘UK Futures Programme: workplace solutions to the gender pay and opportunity gap competition brief’ is the original competition brief to which these projects responded.

Projects

The projects are currently in contract negotiations and will be announced shortly.

You can read about the launch of this Productivity Challenge competition in our Gender Pay and Opportunity Gap Press Release.

Other Productivity Challenges

Our introduction page provides information on the other Productivity Challenges.

Published 21 May 2015
Last updated 18 November 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated page content.
  2. Added summary document of questions and answers from webinar sessions.
  3. Updates to eligibility criteria in web text and competition brief document.
  4. Webinar information removed, as webinars took place on 9 and 10 June.
  5. Updated to reflect expanded eligibility criteria
  6. Added contact details for the competition managers.
  7. First published.