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Ethnic minority businesses are estimated to contribute £25-£32 billion to the UK economy per year, and women-led enterprises contribute around £70 billion. However, ethnic minorities and women are seen to be under-represented as entrepreneurs, and to have lower levels of business performance. 

In this comment piece, Bev Hurley, Chief Executive of YTKO Group, discusses recent government figures on spending with SMEs and questions what SMEs looking to target government contracts can really do to be successful?

Over half of female office workers feel pressured into buying new clothing solely for work to ‘keep up appearances’, a survey can reveal. Almost a quarter of women spend more than £50 a month on clothing just for work, equating to £600 each year, or £27,000 over the course of a career*, which is above the average annual wage of a worker in the UK (£26,500).

Women Leaders MK Awards is an inspiring and professional event that recognises women living or working within the Milton Keynes postcode area, who have contributed to the growth of their industry sector, the organisation within which they are employed or the ongoing success of Milton Keynes. 

WeHubs is the first European network that supports women to create and scale their web enterprises. They are looking for the most creative ideas out there built and developed by women web entrepreneurs, and there are prizes to be won!

This WeHubs webinars aim to encourage mutual learning among European organisations supporting female web entrepreneurs. The sessions are free of charge and open to any participant interested in learning how to better support female entrepreneurs as part of its regular business practises or willing to set up dedicated support schemes.

As champions for business growth, GetSet for Growth have teamed up with Enterprising Women, as we celebrate our 10th Birthday, to bring a selection of free training events and workshops. The topics have been carefully chosen to help ambitious women in business achieve their full potential.

 

With Enterprising Women celebrating its 10th Birthday this year and International Women’s Day almost upon us, Bev Hurley, CBE, reflects on how far we’ve still got to go…

A decade. Ten years. It sounds like a long time. And yet, when you sit back and reflect on what has changed in the last 10 years, it’s surprising to see that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

This WeHubs webinars aim to encourage mutual learning among European organisations supporting female web entrepreneurs. The sessions are free of charge and open to any participant interested in learning how to better support female entrepreneurs as part of its regular business practises or willing to set up dedicated support schemes.

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