FSB says self employed need more help

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) states the Government need to give added assistance to small business owners and the self-employed. The FSB has requested the coalition Government to reduce business red tape and proposes that tax breaks be offered to small, expanding enterprises willing to employ more staff. John Walker, national Chairman of the […]

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SMEs suffer crime wave

Over 66% of SMEs have been the victim of crime during the past year costing them around £3,000 on average according to a report from the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses). Research reports that 64% of all small firms suffered from crime with each paying out £2,900 because of the crime.  Despite this fact, 39% […]

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Taxes may limit new jobs at SMEs

New taxes may prevent over half of all small businesses from hiring more employees according to research from a new ICM Research survey and the Federation of Small Businesses. The survey, which was conducted in January, showed small businesses have the want to grow in numbers but will need the correct conditions in order to […]

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SME’s need more Government help

Chairman of the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses), John Wright, said that small firms will continue to need aid in the coming year as they launch their recovery plans which will be dependent largely on help from banks. Wright stated that Britain’s 5m SMEs will have a large role in bringing the UK out of […]

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