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.
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.
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.
FSB is a national gateway for the UK Government's Kickstart scheme and we're encouraging small businesses to get involved and help support young people with job placements in England, Scotland and Wales.
This campaign was launched on International Women’s Day, to help support and showcase women in business and boost the visibility of women entrepreneurs. If you’re a woman in business – whatever your business, FSB is here to support you.
(Pictured - FSB member Rayeesa Asghar-Sandys - Rayeesa's Indian Kitchen)
Our Brexit hub is designed to support small businesses and the self-employed understand and prepare for what comes after the end of the transition period later this year.
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 5.5 million small businesses.
(Pictured - FSB member Naomi Murray - Botanica Health)
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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.