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Federation of Small Businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses archive.

News

Nearly 500,000 small firms ‘at risk of going bust’

Federation of Small Businesses calls on Rishi Sunak for more support to deal with ‘ticking timebomb’

News

Lending to small businesses hits all-time low

New findings from the FSB show successful finance applications plummeting to lowest level on record

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

News

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

Accounting

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

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free