Due to their risk-averse nature, female entrepreneurs are more likely to set up a successful business, according to new research from Kleinwort Benson and YouGov.
From disguising as a man for 46 years to running for election from jail, here are 12 UK women's firsts.
On International Women’s Day, children’s author J K Rowling was voted the most inspirational businesswoman in a survey* of UK freelancers by Crunch Accounting.
Fresh perspective needed on non-traditional roles as industry cries out for talent, says manufacturing recruitment specialist.
Crushing female talent is remarkably achievable and frighteningly common. The best way to achieve it is to make some simple assumptions. For example, women put their family first and men don’t; women want regular hours; women won’t return to work after having a child; if they do return, they will need to fit the job around the baby; ambition will die at the age of 30; it is impossible to combine a successful career with running a home and family.
Even though women are working in engineering and the scientific field, engineering is still seen as a male-dominated sector. In the UK, women are under-represented in the industry, as men hold about 94% of all engineering positions.
Melissa Morris, CEO of Network Locum, discusses her experiences as a female entrepreneur and how other women can establish themselves as successful business women.
Men are much more likely to take a risk in order to fulfil their professional ambitions and build their business more quickly and on a much bigger scale,
Top performing women are walking out the door of the world ?’s best-known companies at the pinnacle of their career. And no, they’re not leaving to start a family. They’re leaving to become entrepreneurs.