43% small businesses plan to hire women in the next 6 months: Survey

Covid-19 has caused 78% of small businesses in India to reduce their workforce in the last 8 months, according to the LocalCircles survey

Peerzada Abrar Business Standard Bengaluru
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While the last 8 months of the Covid-19 pandemic have been tough in terms of new employment of women with small businesses, the 6-month outlook does look a bit better

About 43 per cent of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and startups plan to hire women in the next 6 months, according to a survey by community platform LocalCircles. While the last 8 months

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First Published: Oct 21 2020 | 2:32 AM IST

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