Welcome to the Enterprising Women Research Library, where you can find important research and reports on the growth of female enterprise.
All featured reports are in PDF format, ready for you to download:
This is an evolving resource which will grow over time.
This report was created to help female entrepreneurs who have the ambition and aspiration to take their business to the next level, yet progress still eludes them. It takes into consideration the factors which hold them back, and offers solutions…
A report looking at how the Government can grow the economy by utilising the potential of women entrepreneurs in the UK. Includes a number of recommendations.
Our very own report, exploring the issues of female enterprise and detailing the impact that this network community had in its first year of launch and operation.
This paper by the Kauffman Foundation explores the intersection of two issues that often are thought of separately: the need for sustained economic recovery in the United States, and the status of women’s entrepreneurship.
Self-employment is the key to a better quality of life. For most women in this study, their main motivation for starting a business was to increase their flexibility and improve their work life balance.
This guide was developed by the Department for Business Innovation & Skills to help start-ups and SMEs build and grow their business. The guide features Enterprising Women as a support organisation.
This Women’s Enterprise Task Force report details the progress and achievements women’s enterprise, and explores whether the under-representation of women in enterprise is an issue of economics or equality.
A paper examining the issue of whether women are disadvantaged when it comes to access to business finance.
A report by the Prowess National Policy Centre, focusing on the issue of mentoring in the female enterprise sector.
A report focusing on the performance of, and issues relating to, UK based, growth oriented, women entrepreneurs in 2009.
A report setting out the Government’s renewed enterprise vision. Includes detailed and specific reference to the development of women's enterprise.