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Stay in the know with the latest news, press releases, and updates affecting small businesses and the self-employed in the UK. At the Federation of Small Businesses, we cover new legislation and regulations across the UK as well what's happening in local business communities.

Base rate plateau risks stifling growth, say small firms
Article Thu, 20 June 2024

Base rate plateau risks stifling growth, say small firms

Small firms will be hoping that the tipping point for a cut will be reached sooner rather than later, to help them invest and scale up

FSB responds to “small business light” SNP manifesto
Article Wed, 19 June 2024

FSB responds to “small business light” SNP manifesto

Scotland Policy Chair Andrew McRae would like to have seen more on the party's commitment to economic growth

FSB responds to Scottish Labour’s manifesto
Article Tue, 18 June 2024

FSB responds to Scottish Labour’s manifesto

Promise to stamp out late payments and help smaller firms bidding for UK Government contracts are welcome

Small firms need next Government to reduce cost of international trade
Article Mon, 17 June 2024

Small firms need next Government to reduce cost of international trade

FSB figures show that one in five small firms are worried about the costs of exports and imports over the next five years

NI party manifesto launches should be opportunity to set out their pro-business credentials
Article Mon, 17 June 2024

NI party manifesto launches should be opportunity to set out their pro-business credentials

The General Election on 4th July is the perfect opportunity for Northern Ireland`s parties to put forward a compelling pro-SME business case.

FSB Weekly Brief Newsletter – Friday 14 June 2024
Article Fri, 14 June 2024

FSB Weekly Brief Newsletter – Friday 14 June 2024

ELECTION COUNTDOWN: All of this week's most important small business news.

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