“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”-
Rock Salt Prints is proud to be a female led business. The UK is celebrated as having one of the highest business start-up rates in Europe, but not when it comes to women. So what’s holding us back? At Rock Salt Prints we love entrepreneurs! Businesses owned by women are still under-represented even though they make a huge contribution to the UK economy both creating jobs and driving economic growth.
Do you have a budding business idea? Here are just a few reasons why you should start your own business!
To have more flexibility
Starting your own business allows you to accommodate career prospects in tandem with familial responsibility and personal goals. Being your own boss allows for more freedom than working for someone else. This empowering autonomy allows you to set your own schedule, making more time for the things that are most important to you
To close the gender pay gap
Over the last 15 years, the gender pay gap has remained relatively stable, short changing many women. Predictions show that women will not reach pay parity until 2119. Do you fancy waiting another hundred years? Being your own boss means you can set your own rates and charge what you’re worth
To have more stability
Working for a large company no longer offers the stability that it once did. Many women have experienced a layoff, restructuring, redundancy or a variation of those at some point in their corporate life. Working for yourself means you are in control of your career development, business activities and who you work with including clients and business partners
To take control of progress
More women are starting businesses to escape the imposed glass ceiling at large firms. Research shows that although women and men say they want to be promoted in about equal numbers, women are 15% less likely than men to get promoted!
To follow your passion
We spend most of our life working. Many women are not getting the inspiration they desire or job satisfaction from corporate life anymore. Starting a business allows you to explore what you are passionate about and gives you the ability to leave behind a legacy that you can be proud of.
There is nothing more inspiring than female entrepreneurs, who are breaking the boundaries of gender trends and rewriting the ‘rule book’. If you feel like your job is unfulfilling, perhaps it’s time to consider being your own boss. After all, it is better to fail at something you love than succeed at something that you don’t care about. Who knows, it could be the best decision you ever make.
At Rock Salt Prints we celebrate iconic women with our dynamic posters, canvases and variety of home furnishings. Explore some of our favourite people on our icons range. We have a wide selection of icons in pop art, graffiti and fashion photography styles. Inject life and vibrancy into your home with a gallery selection or even to make a statement in the kitchen with a chopping board or splashback.
Ready to get started on finding your perfect, iconic piece?
Can’t see the right colour or icon? We offer personalisation and can incorporate your favourite piece directly into your current décor. Contact us to enquire about your unique, personal piece.
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