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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

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.

Management

FSB: Let’s help businesses take on apprentices

The Federation of Small Businesses has urged the government to make it easier for companies to take on apprentices.

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

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

Partner content

What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

Partner content

Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze