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.
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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.
Your business can benefit hugely from winning a business award. Even just being shortlisted as an area or national finalist creates added value for your business and its brand.
The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards are currently open for entries, and if you haven’t yet entered, here are some good reasons why you should:
Winning or being a finalist for a credible and highly regarded business award enhances your business’ reputation amongst stakeholders including suppliers, customers and the community. You can display your award status as a badge on your emails and website.
It’s a huge boost to the morale of your employees if you’re shortlisted for, or win, a recognised business award. It brings a sense of pride and a renewed commitment to the company. It’s also a great way to attract strong new talent.
It’s a great news story. You can tell the local, and industry, media about your achievement to get coverage in newspapers and the broadcast media. If you win a national award you could benefit from national press coverage too.
We all know how crucial having fresh, engaging and newsworthy content on our social media channels is. Entering business awards gives you a ready-made social media campaign, from announcing that you’re applying, through to the award ceremonies. Remember to include photos where you can, and use the official awards hashtag to reach a wider audience - FSB has over 55,000 followers on Twitter alone.
Award ceremonies provide a fantastic opportunity to create new face-to-face business contacts, both regionally and nationally. Networking at a prestigious event like this is really enjoyable as well as useful.
The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards are free to enter, unlike most other business awards. This is because FSB exists to help small businesses and the self-employed achieve their ambitions. We want as many entries as possible across all areas and all award categories. Because it’s free to enter as many award categories as you choose it could mean a big return on investment for you.
The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards are now open for entries so please make sure that you get your entries in on time. Click here to learn more. There are 12 award categories and businesses can enter multiple categories.
The closing dates for entries vary by area:
For the North East and for Scotland, the closing date for entries is Friday 10 November 2017;
For Northern Ireland, East Midlands, Wales, South West, and East of England, the closing date for entries is Friday 1 December 2017; and
For Yorkshire and the Humber, South East, West Midlands, North West and London, the closing date for entries is Friday 12 January 2018.
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