Women-owned businesses adding more to economy, but key sectors lag

Maggie O'Carroll and Phil McCabe
Women are increasingly becoming the job creators and growth drivers in the UK, according to new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). And North West business leaders have called for more initiatives to encourage female entrepreneurs throughout the region. The new report, ‘Supporting Women’s Enterprise in the UK: The Economic Case’, shows that women-owned businesses are now calculated to contribute £105bn to the UK economy, an increase of 40% since comprehensive data was last collected and analysed. Th... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...