Women in agriculture - implementing equality commitments: research report

Main findings from an evidence review and case-study research carried out to explore effective ways of bringing about greater gender equality within Scottish agricultural businesses. The research was designed to gather evidence on gender equality initiatives and their effectiveness within business of different sizes in male-dominated industries.

List of acronyms

CIPD Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

CPD Continuing Professional Development

CV Curriculum Vitae

D&I Diversity and Inclusion

EDI Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

EOS Entrepreneurial Operating System

EU European Union

HR Human Resources

IiP Investors in People

IT Information Technology

IWD International Women’s Day

MBA Master of Business Administration

PAYE Pay As You Earn

PPE Personal Protective Equipment

PR Public Relations

REA Rapid Evidence Assessment

SG Scottish Government

SME Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

WES Women’s Engineering Society

WFH Working from home

WIA Women in Agriculture

WISE Women into Science and Engineering


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