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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In April-June 2017, 1.73 million women wanted to work more hours.

There are more women in employment in the UK than ever before: 15.1 million.

The number of girls taking maths A-level increased by 11% from 2010 to 2016, and the number of girls taking physics A-level increased by 14% over the same six years.

Our Toolkits

Balance the SySTEM

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Men As Change Agents