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In June 2013, the Women’s Business Council published its reportto government. This document sets out how the government will take forward the report’s findings and recommendations through a number of actions including:
Improved guidance on careers which will include raising aspirations and challenging stereotypes
Help for parents to ensure their children make well-informed career and subject choices
A new drive on science, technology and engineering, building on “Tomorrow’s Engineers week” which is taking place this week
Support for those with caring responsibilities to stay in work where they wish or to set up their own small business