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New resources to support LGBT+ entrepreneurs
Article Mon, 16 May 2022

New resources to support LGBT+ entrepreneurs

FSB's new Let's Grow Business Together hub brings together advice and resources for LGBT+ businesses and entrepreneurs

Queen’s Speech: Turn kind words into action, small firms urge, as they call for more on late payment
Article Tue, 10 May 2022

Queen’s Speech: Turn kind words into action, small firms urge, as they call for more on late payment

FSB welcomes news on procurement, trade, access to cash, and more, while underlining the need for swift action to help small businesses and sole traders

Local business chief congratulates councillors
Article Fri, 06 May 2022

Local business chief congratulates councillors

As the results are announced for the council elections, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland has offered congratulations to successful candidates and urged councils to work with local firms on their shared priorities.

Bank of England raises rates with one in seven micro businesses still not fully trading
Article Thu, 05 May 2022

Bank of England raises rates with one in seven micro businesses still not fully trading

FSB reacts to the rise in the base rate to 1%, which will add pressure to many small firms already struggling to handle spiralling inflation

Recovery in Scottish business optimism dampened by rising costs
Article Fri, 29 April 2022

Recovery in Scottish business optimism dampened by rising costs

Boosting local economies must be the priority for incoming councillors, a business leader has warned as new figures show weak Scottish business confidence.

Small firms call for action on cash as pay-to-use machines hurt vulnerable consumers and local economies
Article Tue, 26 April 2022

Small firms call for action on cash as pay-to-use machines hurt vulnerable consumers and local economies

FSB calls for access to cash to be protected, as bank branch numbers fall, and Which? publishes new research

“Cost of living crisis starts with cost of doing business crisis”, say small firms, as input prices rise at record rate
Article Wed, 13 April 2022

“Cost of living crisis starts with cost of doing business crisis”, say small firms, as input prices rise at record rate

FSB comments on record high input price inflation, setting out the impact on small businesses and what they need from Government

FSB in Scotland on town centre plan
Article Wed, 13 April 2022

FSB in Scotland on town centre plan

COSLA and the Scottish Government have published a new plan to revitalise Scottish town centres. Following the publication, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland has urged local and national government to pledge long-term support for high streets and local economies.

Fuel prices show need for help for social care workers to stay on the road
Article Tue, 12 April 2022

Fuel prices show need for help for social care workers to stay on the road

FSB calls for a higher approved mileage rate for social care workers, to offset spiralling fuel costs

Responsible roofer reaps rewards
Article Fri, 01 April 2022

Responsible roofer reaps rewards

A Lanarkshire roofer that helped vulnerable customers during lockdown and set up an academy to train new roofing talent scooped two prizes at FSB in Scotland’s Celebrating Small Business Awards today, sponsored by Sky Connect.

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