Fresh Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) research shows those selling into the bloc suffering more as a result of new paperwork than importers. Vast majority of those doing business in Europe hit by shipment delays or loss of goods. More …

One in four small exporters halt EU sales, three months on from transition end, new study finds Read more »

Responding to the launch of the British Business Bank (BBB)’s latest Small Business Finance Markets report, which shows gross bank lending (excluding overdrafts) to smaller businesses rose to £104bn in 2020, 82% higher than in 2019, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) …

Small firms call for help with “unmanageable” debt burden as lending tops £100bn Read more »

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Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) research shows 1,000,000 small firms left out of support measures, including those in supply chains saddled with rents and rising business rates.   New figures show shortcomings of sector-based support, with analysis indicating majority of furloughed …

Small firms call for “most ambitious Budget in modern history” as one in five overlooked by existing support Read more »

Responding to the Treasury Select Committee’s latest Economic Impact of Coronavirus inquiry update, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry, said: “The Government urgently needs to come forward with a road map to recovery and interventions to help those unable to …

Cross-party MPs back proposals to help sole traders and directors Read more »

Responding to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures, which show a 9.9% drop in UK gross domestic product (GDP) over 2020, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry, said: “A fall in GDP of this magnitude isn’t just an economic statistic. It is missing …

Weak GDP demonstrates need for pre-Budget action, say small firms Read more »