Women are a key source of untapped potential which we need to harness to boost economic growth in the UK.”

Ruby McGregor-Smith, CBE (Chair)

Starting out

Girls outperform boys at all levels in education.

Getting on

76% of businesses report that flexible working improves staff retention.

Staying on

Providing greater support for carers to stay in work could benefit the economy by up to £1.5bn.


If women were engaged in entrepreneurial activity at the same rate as men, there could be an extra one million female entrepreneurs.