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Women over 50 in Scotland facing significant barriers to their pay and progression in the workplace

19 July 2022

Today the Fair Work Convention, an independent body promoting and advocating fair work in Scotland, published a research report titled 'Exploration of the pay and career progression experiences of women aged over 50 in Scotland'.

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) were commissioned to undertake the research and have now reported their findings drawn from a series of interviews with women workers and employers.

You can read the report here:

Katherine Stockland, Senior Social Researcher NIESR, has written a blog reflecting on the research findings titled ‘How can we improve the progression opportunities of women over 50 in the workplace in Scotland?’:


Making work better for older workers

The Fair Work Convention are also taking part in CIPD Scotland’s ‘Making Work Better for Older People’ webinar on Tuesday 23 August, where the research findings will be shared. Book a place at this event today:

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