Let’s work together to build stronger businesses and a fairer Scotland.

Making a commitment to the Scottish Business Pledge promotes fairness, equality, opportunity and innovation in Scotland, which in turn creates greater economic success and sustainable, inclusive growth. It’s good for business and good for Scotland.

What is the Scottish Business Pledge?

The Scottish Business Pledge is a values-led partnership between Government and business that is based on boosting productivity and competitiveness through fairness, equality and sustainable employment.

A commitment is voluntary and free to make.

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About the Scottish Business Pledge

Find out if you're ready to make your Scottish Business Pledge

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How the Scottish Business Pledge Works

Confirm you already meet the core elements of paying the real Living Wage, only using Zero Hours Contracts in appropriate ways, and taking action to address the gap in pay between genders (known as the Gender Pay Gap)


Commit to achieving 5 of 7 additional Pledge elements over time


You’ve made your Scottish Business Pledge