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Women Entrepreneurs: the Northern Perspective

Find out about the experiences and opinions of women from differing business sectors across the north of England. 

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The UK Government has made clear its desire to reduce economic inequalities across regions and communities.

We have a similar, long-standing commitment and we are dedicated to breaking down barriers to societal and community prosperity and building an inclusive society.

We have a programme of work dedicated to boosting productivity, jobs and skills to help small businesses prosper, specifically targeting the North West, North East, and Yorkshire and The Humber. More than a third of the women-led businesses we spoke to told us that traditional attitudes towards gender roles act as a barrier rather than a springboard for women in business, and we want to change that.

Across the North there are some exceptional women, leading businesses, driving growth and creating exciting opportunities for the region.

Read our report to find out more

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