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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'What you can save by taking up some of the membership offers will save you your membership fee.'
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.
Once you've set up your business, the next step is to ensure a steady stream of new and returning customers. In a market where everyone is generally oversubscribed and there is steady competition in virtually every field, how do you get noticed? And, more importantly, make sure you're the one who gets the business?
Whatever your business, whether plumber, mechanic, hair stylist or painter & decorator, chances are there are several hundred others offering the same service you do. You need to tip the market in your favour through innovation, excellent relationships, convenience and price. You don't have to be better than everyone, you just need to be different in a good way. That something different can be an added extra, or a guarantee or half price callout on the next service. Build a good relationship with the customer by going the extra mile. Customers want things to be easy so, if you offer a home callout service or are willing to open a little earlier so the customer doesn't have to take time off from work, this increases your chances of getting the business. Finally, a competitive price is essential. No matter how good you are or how much someone likes you, they will most likely always choose the wallet friendly option.
People remember good service, too, not just bad. Repeat custom is much more likely if they had a positive experience. If you provided excellent service, did the job right the first time, were friendly and courteous and were competitively priced, you will not only increase your chances of repeat custom, but also the likelihood of a mention to someone else. Word of mouth recommendation is priceless, even in today's digital society.
The more of something is available, the more powerful the buyer. If you excel in your field, you will be in demand, making your time more valuable. This reputation has to be earned and you might need to start at the bottom, get a foothold, and build your price from there. All you need is to deliver excellent service consistently and when your reputation precedes you, you can start increasing your prices.
We'll help you turn your business ideas into reality with our tailor made company formation package.