Women in business

Investing in women

We’re #backingtheUK to empower every woman in business

We’re absolutely committed to delivering meaningful and ongoing support to help all women in business realise their ambitions.

The challenges you might face in business are varied and complex. But we’re here for the long haul to help provide you with the expertise, skills, finance1 and knowledge you need for ongoing success.

Our commitment to you

We’ll be updating this page whenever we have updates on our commitments and further information, so please check it regularly.


Support women across the UK to set up and run their business

We’ll provide you with expertise, events and specialised support to help get your business up and running.


Connect women in business with the support they need to succeed1

Make the most of our financial knowledge, family friendly products, dedicated programmes and partnerships for tech founders2.


Provide skills for this generation and the next to help them into entrepreneurship

Use our LifeSkills tools and resources on steps to starting a business; which helps support the next generation of female business owners to develop the skills they need.

Realise your potential

Because you’re balancing more than just the books, we want to make sure you’re equipped with the right information, tools and networking opportunities to bring your business dreams to life.

Female Founders Forum

We’re proud to have partnered with Ten Entrepreneurs to set up the Female Founders Forum – a space where inspirational women entrepreneurs can connect, support each other and promote innovation3.

Eagle Lab Events

As part of our pioneering Eagle Labs platform, we’ve planned an exciting range of talks, events and workshops to help your business thrive.


Whether you’re looking to unlock your own potential or nurture others, we’re here to help you develop the key skills you need to excel at work and beyond.

Business insights

Information and advice to help your business going forward

We’ve put together a wide range of knowledge and insight for you – read up on plans, financial support, media and marketing and much more.

Here to help you

Not sure where to begin? Discover the insights you need to start building a business you’re proud of today.

Writing a business plan

Your guide to a successful business plan

A good business plan defines what you want to achieve and how you intend to achieve it. Our guide could help you write yours.

Do I need a business bank account?

If you’re using a personal bank account for your business, switching to a business one could save you time, simplify your business accounting and help you access business finance.

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Business money management

Help keep your business finances healthy

Develop your business money-management skills with our guides on managing cashflow and adapting to coronavirus.

Business bank accounts

Whether you’re a seasoned businesswoman or just starting out, our business accounts are here to help make banking simple. Make payments, send invoices and manage your account on the go with our award-winning app4. T&Cs apply.