Why women choose to embark on a startup businesses

The East Midlands is the most popular region outside of London to be recognised for its Female Start Up businesses, with women accounting for almost 40% of startup funding loans allocated to East Midlands business owners since 2012, according to data from the Government-backed Start Up loans programme ‘British Business Bank’s Start Up Loans’.

With such an incredible rise in female startup businesses, women are increasingly setting up a business independently.  Often because running a business offers flexibility around family life and personal commitments with the aspiration to find a ‘work, life, balance’ objective and a desire to have more control over the future of their career and earn a salary which they feel they deserve.  Starting a business means that female entrepreneurs can follow their passion.  Whether it’s redesigning and producing a product or improving and offering a better service, either option allows female business owners to drive their goals forward, build a business which is sustainable and sell something that they are really proud of.

We’re great multi-taskers! And so additionally female company owners are well known for their ability to get the job done!  We create long standing partnerships, we’ll consult others based on recommendations and we’re not afraid to ask for and act on feedback.

How we can support a female startup business

As a female business owner of a West Midlands Insurance Brokers, JRW Risk Solutions, our focus is to support female company owners and managing directors across all industry sectors within the region and throughout the UK.  We aim to reduce the technical barriers associated with insurance by offering an approachable and friendly manner with regards to all aspects of business and commercial insurance.  We aim to help companies arrange insurance products for unforeseen risks, tailored according to individual needs.

To find out how we could help your company further, please get in touch or view the range of commercial insurance products available to you through our website.

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