Whether you're interested in the smaller business community, are planning to start a business or have an existing business, we have a package for you.
Our most popular package is FSB Business Essentials which includes a whole range of benefits and products designed to make your business fly
A suite of legal benefits including a dedicated helpline, bundled insurance products and a range of online information to keep your business safe. Plus a whole range of negotiated benefits to help save you money and win business.
Our Business Creation package is designed to make starting a business simpler, allowing you time to focus on what's important - making it a success.
Specialist company formation benefits, access to FSB networking, business banking and a range of products to help get you setup in business.
Joining FSB Connect is free and is a great way to be part of the FSB Community and have your voice heard.
You'll be able to access specialist networking events with like-minded members of the community and have your say in our Big Voice survey panel.
Whatever your circumstances, we have a package to suit you and your business. Click the button below to see which benefits are included in each package and start your FSB journey.
'Within a few weeks of joining we'd taken advantage of FSB’s Online Legal Documents. We started a graduate programme and access to these documents gave us an understanding of the legal side, and has helped us to create a number of processes and procedures.'
'When we first took on a member of staff, we used the online legal document template library. FSB does more important stuff than you think it does, there are lots of member benefits, probably more than we actually use.'
'Having somebody like FSB behind you is fantastic. There is a whole team behind the organisations, whatever is required: support, advice, finance, you know that you’re not alone, you’ve got FSB.'
We represent a diverse range of businesses from retailers to marketing agencies and just about everything in between. Take a look at more member stories and see how we could help your business fly.
More Member Stories
We offer three packages to suit your business needs. Joining FSB Connect is free, our Business Essentials package starts at £172.50 in the first year and our specialist Business Creation package has a fixed price of £129.
This response provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism committee’s consultation on the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Bill. The FSB call for more to be done to reduce the cost and time difficulties experienced by small businesses when complying with regulation.
This consultation provides the FSB’s views on the Commission for Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce. The FSB calls for a post-16 education system that meets the skills needs of small firms and prepares young people for employment.
This response provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment committee’s consultation on the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Bill. The FSB call for more to be done to reduce the cost and time difficulties experienced by small businesses when complying with regulation.
Confidence among small businesses rose to its highest level in three years according to the second quarter, rising from 6.3 in Q1 to 15.9 in Q2. Confidence rose across most sectors and in all regions of the UK. The FSB wants to see the Chancellor use the spending review later this month to build on this optimism.
Our Place in the Country: The FSB Wales Agenda for Rural Business examines the key challenges faced by rural businesses, focusing on mobile phone and broadband coverage, transport and infrastructure issues, and the need to revisit business rate relief for rural businesses.
This consultation provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Government’s consultation on further options for alcohol licensing. The FSB welcomes the government’s desire to improve the effectiveness of the licensing regime and recommends measures that would minimise the burden on small businesses and create a standardised and consistent approach to regulation.
A discussion paper looking at the evolution of UK enterprise policy offering comparison to other countries, such as the KfW in Germany and the Small Business Administration in the US.
This response provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Government’s consultation on Supporting Business – Promoting Growth. The FSB recommends how the current Non-Domestic Rates system could be improved for small businesses whilst calling for a wider review of the rates system.
The report showed a welcome increase in confidence, moving from a negative reading of -5.6 in Q4 2012 to +6.3 in the first quarter of 2013. However, this optimism was tempered with caution as fewer businesses expect to grow this year – down from 56 per cent in Q1 2012 to 54 per cent in 2013.
This summarises the FSB's policy and lobbying achievements in 2012.
This consultation provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Parliament’s Proposal for a Living Wage (Scotland) Bill. The FSB raises concerns around the pressures on the smallest employers and the use of public procurement funding to leverage payment of living wage to staff of all public suppliers.
This report examines recruitment practices of micro businesses and provides practical recommendations for enhanced and tailored employment support for micros.
This consultation provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Parliament’s Procurement Reform Bill. The FSB argues for new measures to help Scottish small businesses win public work.
This consultation provides the FSB’s views on the 2013-14 Draft Budget to the Scottish Parliament's Education & Culture Committee. The FSB looks at how well spending is contributing to increasing sustainable growth, in particular focusing on further education.
This groundbreaking report looks at the people small businesses are most likely to employ, and policy recommendations to help them employ in such a difficult economic period.
This consultation provides the FSB’s response on Safeguarding Scotland’s Resources. The FSB calls for the Scottish Government to consider the impact of placing any additional pressures on small businesses around waste and recycling and welcomes the establishment of a single resource efficiency advice service for business.
This consultation provides the FSB’s response on Investing and Paying for Water Services from 2015. The FSB call for fairer water charges for small businesses and would like to see more evidence in connection with the charging methodology.
This response provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee’s consultation on Business Gateway Contracts. The FSB calls for the new Business Gateway contracts to adequately reflect the economic reality facing small businesses.
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