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Yesterday’s budget introduced tax-free childcare. That’s great news for most self-employed parents. But at the same time childcare support is getting tighter for self-employed parents moving onto Universal Credit.
Prowess Editor Erika Watson came out fighting for women business owners on last night’s BBC Newsnight.
Female entrepreneurs who’ve made their million in business have turned the tables on the gender pay gap, says new research from Barclays. What can we learn from their success?
Successful women are less liked and are held back by stereotypes, says Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at Davos, the annual shindig of the world’s power elite.
Since the Davies report set its 25% target, there has been some painful, but measurable, progress
Small businesses struggling to access credit are to be given a welcome boost with £110 million of new funding, Vince Cable announced today.
Why George Osborne’s 2012 Autumn statement leaves women in business out in the cold.
Much of the key data about women’s business ownership in the UK is illustrated in this new infographic published by HM Government. But it misses the big story: for the first time ever more women are starting businesses than men.
Women’s work has changed since the recession, according to new research. There are 170,000 fewer women in full-time jobs and almost 200,000 more self-employed women.
New Enterprise Allowance is the Government’s welfare to self-employment scheme. But very few women are benefiting. We look at the pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Work is becoming ever more flexible. Isn’t it time childcare supported enterprising women in this new economy?
A gender-equality policy that focuses on women at the top is unsustainable when most women’s prospects are shrinking
What’s the feminomic alternative to our man-made economic crisis?
As the UK faces the toughest economic climate in over 50 years, it is time for the business world to review, learn and get smarter. Women in business are a critical part of the solution.
Better support for women-owned businesses could be one answer to the jobs and growth crisis.
Recession is one of the best times to start a business. As the whole country undergoes an immense shake-out, businesses and households have no option but to tighten up and review their suppliers.
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