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.
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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.
We are all forced to be smart in business. There’s no reason why our personal lives can’t benefit from our brilliant skills.
As a new free business growth programme targets women, Natalie Blakely tells how her business has benefited and is now “growing beyond anything I could have imagined.”
Customers don’t buy products, they buy solutions to their problems. Understanding this will help you pitch your products better and increase sales.
Having left school with no qualifications Sissy built a career and got her education the hard way. She now uses innovative methods to keep kids on the right track and to inspire them to get the most out of their own educational opportunities.
Etsy is the online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods. Over 800,000 independent creative businesses, in 150 countries, use it as a trading platform and over half of them are earning revenues of over £40,000 a year from Etsy.
Six women from one small town share their experience in 60 second videos. The passion is contagious!
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.
Crowdfunding is taking off in the UK. It’s also delivering stronger returns for women. How can you make it work for your venture?
Prowess visitors want more stories from ‘real’ women in business! Every woman who has gone it alone has a story to tell: what’s yours?
When Mandy Haberman had a baby with feeding difficulties, she designed a solution. From that came more inventions and her own company
The UK’s first finance guide for women in business is out now. Download your free copy now.