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Action needed on childcare barrier to female enterprise

Action needed on childcare barrier to female enterprise

New figures pointing to a rise in the number of self-employed women obscures the fact that a lot of women’s enterprise in the UK is unglamorous, scarcely profitable and curbed by childcare responsibilities, according to an expert who is speaking at an event on women's enterprise at the Festival of Social Science.…

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'Women's aversion to risk hampers them in business'

Women’s risk averse attitude often holds them back from making it big in business, according to research from Women Outside the Box.…

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Women entrepreneurs reluctant to ask for funding despite high success rate

Women entrepreneurs reluctant to ask for funding despite high success rate

Female entrepreneurs raise more money than their male counterparts, but still make up only 10% of entrepreneurs going for funding, according to crowd sourcing platform Crowdcube.…

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PM bangs the drum for more women business leaders and entrepreneurs

PM bangs the drum for more women business leaders and entrepreneurs

David Cameron and leaders from Nordic and Baltic countries are attending a summit today which is focused on how to get more women at the top of the career ladder and encourage more women entrepreneurs.…

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5,000 mentors for women entrepreneurs

5,000 mentors for women entrepreneurs

The Government has announced plans to fund the creation of 5,000 volunteer mentors for women entrepreneurs in an effort to increase their numbers.…

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