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Federation of Small Businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses archive.

News

How much national insurance hike will cost your business

The Government's £11bn national insurance tax grab to pay for social care will hurt economic recovery and create unemployment, warn small businesses and economists

News

Late payment could close one in ten small businesses

8% of small businesses face going out of business in 2022 because of late payment by clients, says latest FSB survey of small firms

Questions & Answers

Tweet your questions to FSB policy boss Craig Beaumont

Join Federation of Small Businesses chief of external affairs Craig Beaumont on July 8 for a special Twitter Q&A using the hashtag #AskFSB

Government Grants

One in five small businesses have had no emergency Covid-19 help

About 1m small businesses and sole traders completely left in the cold without any Government grants, says Federation of Small Businesses

News

Quarter of a million small businesses set to fold without more Covid help

5% of small businesses say they will go out of businesses this year without more coronavirus financial support

News

Small business calls for multibillion-pound Covid-19 support package

Package includes German-style reimbursement scheme for lost income, a second round of £10,000 grants and support for the newly self-employed

News

Turn Covid emergency debt into shared ownership, urges small business

Small business calls for government to consider turning emergency Covid debt into shares owned by workers, getting Covid-19 off the balance sheet

Government Grants

Government positive about small business Brexit transition voucher

Michael Gove says Brexit transition voucher idea will be looked into and requires ‘intense discussions’

News

Business rates reform key, says Labour business chairman Rachel Reeves

Labour politician slams Tory government for favouring large corporations over small businesses at Labour Party conference

Accounts & Tax

Large businesses could be fined for failing to pay SMEs on time

Government announces new £1m fund to help small businesses migrate to digital payments and invoicing, beefs up powers of Small Business Commissioner

Outlook

FSB: Budget could have done more

The Federation of Small Businesses has welcomed some changes announced in the 2011 Budget, but believes it didn't go far enough.

Management

FSB: Don’t axe graduate scheme

The Federation of Small Businesses is urging the government to extend its graduate internship scheme, due to come to an end in March 2011.

Masterclass Series

Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves