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.
FSB launches a new debt management product for small businesses and the self-employed
The Federation of Small Businesses publishes a comprehensive report looking at the way small firms and the wider economy are affected by poor payment practice.
The Government has launched a consultation on how a new Small Business Commissioner will handle complaints
Now the Enterprise Bill has received Royal Assent, the Government must prioritise the appointment of the Small Business Commissioner
The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) has found Tesco to be in serious breach of the legally-binding Groceries Supply Code of Practice
Small Business Commissioner must have clout to tackle late payment, says FSB
New data from the FSB shows more than 5 in 10 members were paid beyond the agreed payment date by large companies in 2013. The FSB calls for Government to strengthen the Prompt Payment Code to make it easier for firms to complain about payment terms,
A new paper from the FSB reports that 73 per cent of businesses have been paid late in the last 12 months and for 77 per cent of those, it is by other businesses.
Essex FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) has praised Uttlesford District Council for a new initiative aimed at helping small business in Dunmow, Saffron Walden and Stansted during the credit crunch.
The FSB has sent results to the Bank of England of a snap poll demonstrating the devastating impact of the credit crunch, and is calling on its Monetary Policy Committee to cut interest rates this Thursday.
Large companies are exploiting small businesses by delaying invoice payments and imposing new terms and settlement fees on owners, the FSB can reveal.
Imagine taking on a job yet being resigned to not seeing some of your money for a year; or two; or even 10. Or – if a developer goes bust at some random point – never. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) say that such is life for roofers, floori
The Federation of Small Businesses has cited late payment as a continuing headache for small firms. The business group said that late payers failed to recognise that late payment invariably had a significant knock-on effect which affected businesses
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), in association with The Credit Management Research Centre at Leeds University’s Business School, has launched the 2006 Private Sector Payment Performance League Tables as an online database. These tables, as
Payments by cheque can be taken back from a bank account months after a bank has cleared a cheque and credited an account, according to the FSB.
No improvement in payment performance as fewer PLCs report the time it takes them to pay their bills.
Snippets of information for the business community
Private Sector Performance League Tables 2001 - The average time it takes companies to settle bills is 46 days and the payment performance of the slowest paying plc is getting worse, according to league tables for over 4000 companies published by the
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has written to the major banks, the British Bankers' Association, the Inland Revenue, Customs and Excise and the Local Government Association, urging them to show restraint in demands for repayments of loans
National Federation of Self Employed & Small Businesses LimitedSir Frank Whittle Way / Blackpool / FY4 2FE. National Federation of Self Employed & Small Businesses Limited (FSB) is registered in England, number 1263540