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Female entrepreneurs plan more than men

Female entrepreneurs are more likely to plan their business development than their male counterparts, according to female business network Everywoman. Research from Everywoman highlighted that 55% of female entrepreneurs work to a business plan, compared with only 34% of male entrepreneurs. Co–founder and director of Everywoman Karen Gill said: “In order to grow, you need to have good planning in place and as the survey shows, it is the female entrepreneurs who are more likely to be doing that. Female–led businesses have long been labelled as lifestyle businesses with no desire for growth, but this research proves that in fact these businesses do want to grow.” The survey also found that women are more likely to set profit targets than men — 47% of female entr... »