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Sustaining your business

I am trying to sustain my business in testing times

Sustaining a business is not easy in the current economic climate. But with all the resources, experience and support of The Women’s Organisation behind you, you’ll have the best possible chance to keep your business afloat and out of debt, so that you are perfectly placed when the recovery arrives. Talk to our team today to see how we can help you sustain your business through a range of support, including:

  • Master Classes – where some of Britain’s most successful businesspeople share their knowledge and insight on how to suvive and thrive in business
  • Business Skills Seminars – where you can hone your business skills and plug the gaps in your knowledge and expertise to give your business the best chance.
  • Financial planning  – from managing your day to day finances to long term survival plans.
  • Funding advice - to keep you right up to date with the latest grants and funding sources available to help your business to keep going.
  • Mentoring Support – giving you access to experienced business people who can offer personal, one to one advice and guidance.
  • Business Club – a regular gathering of like minded women in business, offering networking opportunities and the chance to see what steps others are taking to sustain their businesses.

For more advice and information around sustaining your business, check out the Local Growth Hub

If you are a business based in the Liverpool City Region that has started trading and is within their first 3 years we may be able to offer some guidance under our Enterprise Hub programme. 

Follow this link to find out more about this support. 


More than twice as many men than women are self employed: 14% of men, 6% of women.
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
Women in full-time work currently earn an average of 15% less per hour than men
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
"I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself, that is the best combination"
source: Dame Judi Dench
In 2010, 104 million women in 59 countries started and managed new business ventures
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
30,000 women every year lose their jobs as a result of becoming pregnant.
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any"
source: Alice Walker


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