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.
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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?
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.
This great new video animation [2:48] from the Kauffman Foundation shows how barriers to finance are holding back women’s businesses, and introduces financing strategies to kick-start growth.
Startup investment in women-led businesses remains limited. This infographic beautifully illustrates the issues.
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?
Geena Davis, actress and founder of the Institute on Gender in Media talks here prior to the Pre-G20 Women’s Enterprise conference.
A great overview of what can be done to advance female enterprise worldwide. Part of the Pre-G20 women’s enterprise conference in Paris.
Better support for women-owned businesses could be one answer to the jobs and growth crisis.
Halla Tomasdottir managed to take her company Audur Capital through the eye of the financial storm in Iceland by applying 5 traditionally “feminine” values to financial services. At TEDWomen, she talks about these values and the importance of balance.
Research has consistently shown that female entrepreneurs are more innovative than their male counterparts; they are more likely to be providing a product new to the market, more likely to be using technology in their products or services and more likely to be offering a product or service that has been developed in the last [...]
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