Policy paper

The Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship

The Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship has concluded, and the government has responded to the to the review’s findings.



The Treasury commissioned Alison Rose to lead an independent review of female entrepreneurship.

The review has shed renewed light on the barriers faced by women starting and growing businesses and identified ways of unlocking this untapped talent.

In response, the government has announced an ambition to increase the number of female entrepreneurs by half by 2030, equivalent to nearly 600,000 additional female entrepreneurs.

The report and government response set out the steps being taken by government and industry to help achieve this ambition.

Published 8 March 2019