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.
It can be difficult to keep up in a sector with tight restrictions and complicated regulations. We're here to help.
Small businesses and the self-employed are at the heart of our communities. This is evident in their willingness and ability to employ those furthest from the labour market, their support for local schools and colleges, and their volunteering activities on local issues such as parking.
FSB outlines our recommendations for the Government in our General Election manifesto
A collection of ideas to shape the future of towns in Scotland
When small businesses are paid on time, everyone’s a winner. Learn how to reduce your risk of late payments and what to do if you find yourself a victim of them with our guides, resources and practical advice.
Following the success of our #SaveOurCashpoints campaign, FSB and the consumer group Which? have launched a fresh, broader initiative aimed at protecting free access to cash all over the country.
Taking care of your wellbeing can have positive effects on both health and productivity. We want to encourage the conversation about wellbeing amongst the UK’s 5.8 million small businesses. (Pictured - FSB member Naomi Murray - Botanica Health)
Setting up and running your own business requires courage, determination and a strong work ethic. These are attributes which service leavers have in spades, and why self-employment is a route well worth considering.
Our Transition Hub is designed to support small businesses and the self-employed through information and guidance on the new trading arrangements and procedures in place.