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.
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What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? The honest answer to this could be your first step towards reinventing yourself.
It’s a tough time to get business funding, but there are still some options out there.
Prowess Editor Erika Watson came out fighting for women business owners on last night’s BBC Newsnight.
In this recession we need our wits about us. Mindfulness, or the ability to choose our response in any given situation, is the ultimate strength.
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.
Starting a business in your 50s is a growing trend. Is it time for you to find the courage to put long-held dreams into action?
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.
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.
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.