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Jobs for the Girls: Time for a Progressive Women’s Enterprise Strategy

The article was first published in the ‘Labour’s Business’ report in November 2011.  A summarised version was published in the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship newsletter in Spring 2012. Women in the UK are just half as likely to start a business as men.  The gap is twice as wide for younger women; when women have the choice, […]

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Small is Beautiful: the Environmental Benefits of Home Working

As world leaders head to Copenhagen to trade ideas, if not actions, on a low-carbon future, let’s hope their reading lists are not restricted to the new and shiny. Thirty five years ago EF Schumacher wrote ‘Small is Beautiful‘, which predicted the devastation we now see from squandered natural resources. He called for an economics […]

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