Female entrepreneurs are doing it for themselves… and their families

Today is International Women’s Day and new research commissioned by online accountants Crunch shows that the challenge facing UK female entrepreneurs is as tough as it ever was.

According to Simply Business, in 2011 there was a 12% increase in the number of women setting up their business and now nearly a third of business owners in the UK are women with female entrepreneurs accounting for around 7% of the UK’s workforce. Continue reading