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Emmeline - The Revolutionary Pro-Version App Streamlining Your Pay Gap Analysis

Posted by Zara Nanu on 01-Mar-2018 12:51:38

Today is a milestone day for Gapsquare as we launch an enhanced version of our software – version Emmeline - our most expansive pay gap analysis tool yet.

The name is in honor of Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the suffragette movement who helped some women get the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating that "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back”.

This is very relevant for our software as we have developed it to be used by businesses to shake their operations into a new world without the gender pay gap. The software helps businesses make the most of their female talent, and therefore ensure growth beyond any competitors.

So what is so different in Emmeline compared to Gapsquare V2 we had until now? Everything. Below are the three key points that set Emmeline on the path to narrowing the gender pay gap and how they will help you with your gender pay analysis.

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Our New Year's Resolution? A Global Solution to the Pay Gap in 2018

Posted by Zara Nanu on 04-Jan-2018 14:23:51


Much like last year, we look forward to a year of growth at Gapsquare. As part of this growth, we plan on taking the product into a new phase and exploring new geographies. Our growth in the UK market is set to continue at the same rate as last year – an astonishing 300%.

When it comes to looking beyond the UK – “Hallo Deutschland!” as 2018 will see Gapsquare used by more German companies. In the summer 2017, the German Government has introduced new legislation making pay transparency mandatory for companies with over 200 employees - Act to Promote Transparency of Pay Structures (Entgelttransparenzgesetz).

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Posted by Zara Nanu on 17-May-2017 11:34:00

Brenda from Bristol is not the only cool thing coming out of Bristol this General Election 2017.

Between now and June 8th, Bristol based startup Gapsquare will be scrutinising Party Manifestos and candidate speeches to identify their specific stance on pay transparency. These include policies on gender and ethnicity pay gap.

Besides subjecting Manifestos to analysis, we will be reviewing ways in which different parties’ economic and social policy proposals would impact pay for various minority groups. Based on these insights, we will be developing predictive models to see how the pay gaps could evolve in the next 5 years.

But we can’t do it without you. We’d like to encourage everybody to send us any articles, speeches, references, notes, minutes of meetings, gossip as well as the occasional Wicked Whispers about candidate’s take on pay transparency to

Results will be published in early June 2017.






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Tags: legal, regulations, gender pay gap, election 2017, transparency, ukip

The Digital Age – A Natural Partner TO DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY

Posted by Zara Nanu on 24-Apr-2017 11:32:00


“Technical skills have always been in demand, but Boards need to create a culture, an ecosystem, around digital and digital thinking and this means increasing their functional diversity. If organisations are not disrupting their industries through digital innovation then they will be disrupted – so Boards need to keep pace to survive.” 

These are the words of Harvey Nash,  in “Diversifying Diversity – the next Board frontier”, who also mentions that those with digital expertise, capable of getting ahead of the game on digital technology, are yet to be effectively included in boards as technology “does not have the history and framework of qualification and knowledge of, say, finance that has been bedded into Boards for centuries”. 

At Gapsquare, a tech-based data-analysis company that is working to end the gender pay gap, this is interesting for two reasons:

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Tags: women, women in business, diversity, equality, regulations, Technology, gender pay gap, business, pay gap, uk, inclusion


Posted by Zara Nanu on 18-Mar-2017 11:25:00

Last week, Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities Justine Greening signed public-sector ‪#GenderPayGap regulations into law. Public-sector bodies will now have to calculate their gender pay gap figures and published them with a written statement on the organisation’s website.


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Tags: public sector, reporting