Site search

Displaying 491 results
High Street Hub
Campaign Wed, 02 October 2019

High Street Hub

The high street is changing. Retaillers are facing a perfect storm of spiralling business rates and ever-increasing rents. We look at out how central and local government in the UK can help high streets to flourish.

Business rates: What small businesses need to know
Resource Fri, 21 April 2023

Business rates: What small businesses need to know

Find out how business rates are calculated, what's changed with the 2023 revaluation of non-domestic properties, and how to get the help and relief you're entitled to as a small business.

Business Rates and the 2023 Revaluation
Resource Mon, 03 April 2023

Business Rates and the 2023 Revaluation

Following the 2023 Non-Domestic Rates revaluation, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland has published a guide for small business owners.

FSB Northern Ireland response to the 2019 Business Rates Consultation
Resource Mon, 11 November 2019

FSB Northern Ireland response to the 2019 Business Rates Consultation

FSB NI responds to Alan Bronte

Business Rates Revaluation: FSB urges Scottish Government to preserve lifeline small business relief
Resource Wed, 30 November 2022

Business Rates Revaluation: FSB urges Scottish Government to preserve lifeline small business relief

Following the publication of the revaluation roll, which will see thousands of businesses’ Non-Domestic Rates (NDR) bills change, the Federation of Small Business’ (FSB) Scotland Policy Chair Andrew McRae has warned of the impacts rising bills could have on firms already stretched to the limit.

Response to the consultation on Online Sales Tax
Resource Wed, 01 June 2022

Response to the consultation on Online Sales Tax

FSB Responds to the consultation on Online Sales Tax: Assessing an option to help rebalance taxation of the retail sector

Protect targeted business rates relief to help hard-pressed small firms, says FSB
Resource Mon, 18 September 2023

Protect targeted business rates relief to help hard-pressed small firms, says FSB

FSB calls for Government to extend the 75 per cent business rates relief discount for retail, hospitality and leisure firms

A jump in interest rates will inflict more pain on already hard-pressed businesses in Northern Ireland
Resource Wed, 21 June 2023

A jump in interest rates will inflict more pain on already hard-pressed businesses in Northern Ireland

FSB urges Bank of England to show moderation. Businesses in Northern Ireland face a double whammy of pain – increased interest rates alongside lower rates of government support

Relieved small firms cautiously plan for growth as base rate stays the same
Resource Wed, 01 November 2023

Relieved small firms cautiously plan for growth as base rate stays the same

FSB reacts to the decision by the Bank of England to hold the base rate at 5.25%

Rates headache as revisions land
Resource Thu, 20 April 2023

Rates headache as revisions land

For small businesses with premises rates is a big cost, and with April’s revaluations landing here’s some info that may help you work out what changed, changes for future years, and what help there is from your local authority.

Show more