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Maximising women’s contribution to future economic growth

Who we are

The Women’s Business Council is a government-backed, business-led council that was established in 2012 with the aim of ensuring real action to maximise women’s contribution to economic growth.

Key facts

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Approximately 97% of UK companies offer some form of flexible working
Infographic 2.3m
There are currently 2.3 million women who are not working and want to work.
Infographic 22%
There are 22% women on boards of FTSE 350 companies – more than double the proportion in 2011

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