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Myths and Realities of Womens’ Access to Finance

A recent report commissioned by the UK based Women’s Enterprise Task Force (WETF) dispels the myth that female businesses owners are charged more than men for loans by banks. The report also found that women tend to be better at repayment than their male counterparts and that their businesses are often seen by banks as lower risk. Other key findings include: *women succeed at or above the rates of men when seeking bank finance, which is a major encouragement to women thinking of starting up in business in this challenging climate. *women are less likely than men to have been […]

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