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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.

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.

FSB Scotland sets out key election priorities for Scotland’s small businesses
Article Fri, 14 June 2024

FSB Scotland sets out key election priorities for Scotland’s small businesses

The next government 'can take significant steps' to boost small business north of the border

Small business reaction to Labour Party manifesto
Article Thu, 13 June 2024

Small business reaction to Labour Party manifesto

Pledges to reform business rates, legislate to tackle late payments by big businesses to their smaller suppliers, and remove barriers for small business exporters are welcome proposals.

All parties must now turn to growth, as GDP flatlines
Article Wed, 12 June 2024

All parties must now turn to growth, as GDP flatlines

Small firms see the domestic economy as their top barrier to growth, and flat GDP result in April rings alarm bells

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