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Women 'half as likely' as men to start a business

"Unfair obstacles" may be stopping women from starting and growing their own companies, the government has said.
It said women were half as likely as men to start their own business, and only a fifth of smaller firms were led by females.
It said this was creating a "significant pool" of untapped potential.
It has asked Alison Rose, head of RBS commercial and private banking, to lead a government review into the issue.
"Unfortunately, statistics show that women make up only a third of all entrepreneurs in the UK," Ms Rose said.
"To better drive the UK's economy, we need to understand, and tackle, the barriers and reasons as to why this is."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45595143
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