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Net Zero Strategy marks foundation on which to build, say small firms
Article Tue, 19 October 2021

Net Zero Strategy marks foundation on which to build, say small firms

New green strategies are a start, but small businesses need to see much more from the Government to move the sustainability agenda forward

Small firms losing £25 billion a year to tax admin as Budget nears, new study shows
Article Wed, 13 October 2021

Small firms losing £25 billion a year to tax admin as Budget nears, new study shows

FSB's new report, A Duty to Reform: Making tax work for small businesses in a digital world, looks at ways the tax system could be made simpler and easier to navigate for small firms, as the Making Tax Digital project progresses

Edinburgh constituency most enterprising in country
Article Thu, 07 October 2021

Edinburgh constituency most enterprising in country

The Edinburgh Central Scottish Parliament constituency has more businesses than any other in the country, according to official figures uncovered by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). 

“Time to get back on the pitch”, small firms tell government, after policy-light PM speech
Article Wed, 06 October 2021

“Time to get back on the pitch”, small firms tell government, after policy-light PM speech

FSB National Chair responds to the speech made by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Conservative Party conference.

Tax rises threaten faltering recovery, say small firms
Article Mon, 04 October 2021

Tax rises threaten faltering recovery, say small firms

FSB National Chair Mike Cherry responds to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak's speech at the Conservative Party conference.

Step up to the plate, firms urge Government, as they publish Budget asks ahead of Conference
Article Fri, 01 October 2021

Step up to the plate, firms urge Government, as they publish Budget asks ahead of Conference

FSB calls on the Conservatives to support small firms in the Budget

Season’s turn signals colder environment for small businesses as furlough ends and pandemic support withdrawn
Article Thu, 30 September 2021

Season’s turn signals colder environment for small businesses as furlough ends and pandemic support withdrawn

With a raft of pandemic support schemes coming to an end, FSB warns that small businesses may be facing an 'autumn storm'

FSB welcomes ventilation help
Article Tue, 28 September 2021

FSB welcomes ventilation help

FSB Scotland responds to the First Minister's latest Covid-19 update.

“Everyday economy” should have “everyday entrepreneurs” at heart, say small firms, as Shadow Chancellor sets out agenda
Article Mon, 27 September 2021

“Everyday economy” should have “everyday entrepreneurs” at heart, say small firms, as Shadow Chancellor sets out agenda

FSB welcomes "pro-business policies" in Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves MP's speech to the Labour Party Conference

Small firms give Labour plans for business rates reform a warm reception
Article Sun, 26 September 2021

Small firms give Labour plans for business rates reform a warm reception

Opposition's proposals on easing the business rates burden on smaller firms welcomed, alongside commitment to simplification of the tax system

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