When running a series of events, like networking, Sayers Solutions recommends that consistency is key – no changing the time, date, location or format.  However, that doesn’t mean it has to be boring, and there are still many ways you …

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Responding to new findings from Which? regarding access to cash ahead of next week’s Queen’s Speech, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chair Martin McTague, who sits on the Access to Cash Pilots Board,said: “With our bank branch infrastructure further …

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Latest quarterly Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Small Business Index (SBI) paints mixed picture across industries as insolvencies double Majority of 1,200 respondents operating below capacity amid widespread workplace absences, with shares citing fuel, utilities, and inputs as barriers to …

“Let’s make this a small business summer”, firms urge, as sectoral confidence gulf grows and insolvencies spiral Read more »

Unpaid Value Added Tax (VAT) due today as Making Tax Digital (MTD) rolls out and hospitality discount rate is withdrawn    Targeted business rates relief also winding down this week as new bills fall due Wages and statutory sick pay …

April “flashpoint” threatens small business futures as eviction protection and sick pay rebate end Read more »

Responding to the Government’s announcement outlining how the UK Shared Prosperity Fund will be allocated, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chair, Martin McTague, said: “The redistribution of UK Shared Prosperity Funds following Brexit was a great opportunity to rebalance …

Small firms will be “short-changed” under UK Shared Prosperity Fund plans Read more »