Women In Business

The Women In Business archive. Articles and news on female entrepreneurs and business owners featuring advice and useful resources to help their businesses grow.


Minority-owned salons given access to funding during COVID-19

With salons expected to remain closed until July, SheaMoisture UK has stepped up to help minority-owned salons survive the crisis.

Business management

Why Papaya Global’s CEO thinks working mums make great CEOs

Eynat Guez, CEO and co-founder of Papaya Global, talks about her experiences and explains why working mums make great CEOs

Business Loans

Where female entrepreneurs can get a business loan

One of the greatest challenges for female entrepreneurs is securing finance. Boost your company's growth with these business loans

Success stories

Entrepreneur Q&A: ‘Skilled women were disappearing from the industry’

Lacey Hunter-Felton, founder of Hunter Collective, shares how she set up a co-working space for beauty professionals –with an unexpected blessing along the way.


International Women’s Day: Is starting a business as a woman easier than ever?

On International Women's Day, we assess the current state of female entrepreneurship and ask whether it is easier today to launch a business as a woman.


Female founders not heard by male investors

Access to capital remains largest challenge for female founders; one in five female founders feel they haven't been heard when they have spoken to male investors.


Research reveals the top ten highest paid jobs for women

Research shows that despite 80 per cent of UK industries guilty of a gender pay gap, little is being done to give equal salaries to women.


Europe’s most powerful business women have above average number of children

Europe’s most powerful business women have more children than the European average, a new study reveals.


Huge opportunity for women in business, says Santander

Data by Santander shows a third of all managerial roles in the UK were held by women in 2016 while there were just 32 female executive directors at FTSE 250 firms.


International Women’s Day: JK Rowling most admired British businesswoman

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has topped the list of most admired British women in business, with more than a third of respondents (35.6 per cent) saying they admire her most.


British women consistently have a tougher time at work

Figures released ahead of International Women’s Day suggest bosses are tougher on female employees.


Young women are succeeding in UK business start-ups

New research shows young people in the UK are doing better in business start-ups than anyone else, particularly young women.

Partner content

4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience