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Better support for women entrepreneurs could provide £100 billion boost to UK economy

Better support for women entrepreneurs could provide £100 billion boost to UK economy

A report compiled for the Women’s Business Council calls for development opportunities for women entrepreneurs, following research suggesting the UK economy could be boosted by £100 billion. A recent study shows that 5.7% of working-age women were engaged in early stage entrepreneurial activity in 2014, compared to more than 10% of working-age men. Longevity rates of women’s

Deloitte seeks buyer for Clive Ranger business

Retailer confirms story and blames tough economy for trading dip. Retail jeweller Clive Ranger has confirmed that it has gone into administration, as reported by Professional Jeweller last week, after suffering a "downturn in trading" due to tough economic times. A statement from business advisory firm Deloitte said that Richard Hawes, a partner in its

Azendi files for administration

19 UK jewellery stores to remain open while buyer is sought. Independent high street jeweller Azendi, which operates 19 stores across the UK, has filed for administration. Adrian Berry and Daniel Butters, partners at Deloitte, have been appointed joint administrators to Azendi Limited. Azendi presently employs about 100 staff with headquarters in Leeds. Berry and

£9bn of Christmas purchases to be made online

50% of purchases to be “digitally influenced” say Deloitte. Business consultancy and financial advisory company Deloitte has said that £9bn of Christmas purchases in the UK will be influence by the internet, suggesting that “connected consumers” will spend more at Christmas. The company has revealed that 50% of all general merchandise purchases will be digitally