Gender entrepreneurship gap to blame for one million ‘missing businesses’
Research, carried out by Global Entreneurship Monitor (GEM) experts based at Aston Business School in Birmingham, has been consulted as part of a government review
The GEM research reveals that for every 10 male entrepreneurs in the UK, there are fewer than five female entrepreneurs
The review has prompted the government to introduce a series of initiatives to help ‘invest in women’
A study, which reveals that men are twice as likely to start a new business in the UK as women, has been used to shape UK government policy.
The research, carried out by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) experts in the UK for over 20 years, based at Aston Business School in Birmingham, consistently shows that for every 10 male UK entrepreneurs, there are fewer than five female entrepreneurs.