Women's Enterprise Policy Group presents current evidence that indicates women face a catastrophic future with a tsunami of job losses and business closures.
Based on the evidence from 2020 it is clear that the current lockdown, including school closures, will have significant and distinct consequences for different groups of women and men. This briefing summarises the immediate actions that the Government should take to avoid the negative impacts of the first lockdown in March 2020.
Any organisation that is bidding for a Restart programme needs to understand the impact of the Covid Recession on women. In this session you will hear from the experts on who has been most affected, and how you can develop programmes that meet the real need and deliver sustainable employment.
This open letter from Professors of entrepreneurship across the UK is calling on the government to address exclusions in economic support. The letter provides technical recommendations on how to close gaps in support for SME Directors and self-employed.
As with all public health crises, the economic and health impacts of Covid-19 will be gendered.
Women are more likely to take on the ‘second shift’ of care at home, and are more likely to be affected by school and nursery closures.
The Resolution Foundation estimates that over one-third of Britain’s five million self-employed people may have to stop working either because they work in sectors most heavily affected by social distancing, or in order to care for children who would have otherwise been at school.
Refreshed action framework to promote female entrepreneurs, focusing on mentoring, networking, role models, finance and support.