Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) quarterly Small Business Index (SBI) falls back slightly after roadmap delay, but growth and hiring aspirations strong Debt, rising costs, skills shortages and international trade disruption all causes for concern among 1,500 respondents UK’s largest …

Small business confidence holds steady, with consumers called on to respect “house rules” as England unlocks Read more »

Responding to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showing that UK gross domestic product (GDP) and total exports dropped by 7.8% and 10.3% respectively in February 2021 compared to the same month last year, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National …

Small firms urge greater exporter support amid £2.5bn sales slump Read more »

Responding to this afternoon’s Prime Ministerial address in the House of Commons, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry said: “This road map provides some much-needed clarity for small businesses in England, which have faced an incredibly tough year. The Government’s …

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