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

Cilla Snowball, CBE (Chair)

Latest Full Report
Women's Business Council Members
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.