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.
'Within a few weeks of joining we'd taken advantage of FSB’s Online Legal Documents. We started a graduate programme and access to these documents gave us an understanding of the legal side, and has helped us to create a number of processes and procedures.'
'When we first took on a member of staff, we used the online legal document template library. FSB does more important stuff than you think it does, there are lots of member benefits, probably more than we actually use.'
'Having somebody like FSB behind you is fantastic. There is a whole team behind the organisations, whatever is required: support, advice, finance, you know that you’re not alone, you’ve got FSB.'
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.
When you own a business, it is important to have plans in place for the future. Not just for how to grow the business, but also for when you want to retire and leave the world of work behind.
We explain the main considerations to focus on when it comes to planning for the future of your business.
When you’re running your business, you want to ensure it remains financially stable and grows into something successful.
Growing a business requires funding and investment. Thankfully, there are many services and schemes available that can help entrepreneurs to find the right opportunities to help their business.
This could be funding to help train staff and provide new skills and services, or it could be funding to help allow your business to expand into other markets.
There is a dizzying array of these schemes on the market, and finding the right ones to suit you can be incredibly time consuming before you even begin to apply for them. It is crucial to research and seek out advice to help point you in the right direction, helping to save you time and ensure you are only looking for the most relevant opportunities.
One way to help your business to grow is to invest in other services as a way to generate capital, which can then be used to fund the expansion of your business.
This way of funding growth requires a degree of guidance. You need to know where you will be able to generate the best returns on your investments and you also need to be in a stable enough position as a business to be able to wait for investments to pay off.
Investments don’t guarantee an immediate return, but, with proper advice and planning, they could be used to fund expansion, new equipment, training and development within your business.
The other key area to consider when planning for the future of your business is what happens to your business when you retire.
Do you close the business or do you transfer ownership to someone else?
This decision will likely depend on a number of factors, including:
Choosing to wrap up your business when you retire isn’t a small undertaking, or a decision to be taken lightly.
You should look at all the options available to you and seek out the right financial advice to find the solution best suited to you.
FSB members have access to our FSB Independent Financial Services. This includes the ability to speak with dedicated financial advisors who can help you with a number of financial solutions for your business.
Our advisors provide a free initial consultation to help assess your needs before searching the marketplace to find the best possible deals and solutions for your business.
This helps to save you time, as our advisors do the research for you to look for the most suitable products and services available.
Using this impartial advice can assist you in planning for the future of your business and give you peace of mind.
To find out more about how independent financial services can benefit your business, please visit our Independent Financial Services page or get in touch with a member of the team.
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