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.
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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 consultation provides the FSB’s response to Proposals for an Integrated Framework of Environmental Regulation. The FSB broadly support’s the proposals however highlights concerns around where the proposals may unintentionally put small businesses at a disadvantage.
This report sets out the profile and perspectives of our manufacturing membership, giving an insight into the challenges and opportunities facing small manufacturing businesses in Scotland.
This report was commissioned by the FSB and the Scottish Government to better understand how and where small and micro businesses source information that is relevant to them and any issues they face in doing that. The report revealed failures in the public sector ‘information market’ and provided recommendations on how to address these.
This manifesto sets out what the FSB would like to see from Local Government with a focus on economic recovery.
This response gives the FSB’s views on the Scottish Government’s consultation on Fees for Planning Applications 2012. The FSB calls for closer attention to be paid on a number of aspects around linking fees to performance.
This response gives the FSB’s views on the Scottish Government’s Development Delivery Consultation. The FSB calls for any changes to the system which place further obligations or barriers to small businesses to be carefully thought through and modelled before enactment.
This consultation provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Parliament’s enquiry on employability. The FSB provides a small business perspective on employability policy.
This consultation provides the FSB’s response to the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee’s consultation on Zero Waste Regulations. The FSB provides supplementary written comments including latest survey evidence.
In this report, the FSB looks at ways to improve the regulatory environment for small businesses.
This report examines the state of local regulation in Scotland and makes the case for a more standardised, consistent approach.
This consultation provides the FSB’s views on Transport Scotland’s Public Consultation on Rail 2014. The FSB calls for the chief consideration in plans for the post-2014 rail industry to be the maximisation of productivity for those travelling in connection with business.
In the report 'Alt+ Finance: small firms and access to finance', the FSB is calling on Government to promote alternative forms of finance, such as peer-to-peer lending models, and to learn the lessons from other countries to increase finance to struggling small businesses.
This consultation provides the FSB’s response to the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee’s consultation on Zero Waste Regulations. The FSB welcomes the clear direction outlined in the Zero Waste Policy however highlights a number of issues as to how the regulations will work in practice for small businesses.
This consultation provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee’s Living Wage Inquiry 2011-12. The FSB states that assuming a living wage policy is up to individual local authorities and raises concerns around public procurement being used to drive adoption of the living wage.
This summarises the FSB's policy and lobbying achievements in 2011.
This response provides the FSB’s view on the Putting Learners at the Centre: Delivering our ambitions for post-16 education consultation. The FSB calls for a post-16 education system that meets business skills needs and prepares young people appropriately for the world of work.
This consultation provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Parliament’s call for views on infrastructure in Scotland. The FSB gives evidence that the importance of broadband is set to increase in coming years, and calls for an adequate broad infrastructure to allow small businesses to grow and prosper.
This consultation provides the FSB’s response to the Zero Waste (Scotland) Regulations – Draft BRIA. The FSB calls for the real impact on businesses to be adequately captured and asks for clear guidance on how enforcement will work in practice.
This consultation provides the FSB’s views on the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee’s Inquiry into Business Gateway Contract Renewal Process. The FSB highlights its involvement in the evaluation and renewal process and suggests ways to improve the Business Gateway service.
This response gives the FSB’s views on the Scottish Government’s consultation on Non-domestic elements of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Order 1992. The FSB supports the extension to the number and nature of developments that can be undertaken without planning permission in principle.
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