Our most popular package is FSB Business Essentials which includes a whole range of benefits and products designed to make your business fly
A suite of legal benefits including a dedicated helpline, bundled insurance products and a range of online information to keep your business safe. Plus a whole range of negotiated benefits to help save you money and win business.
Our Business Creation package is designed to make starting a business simpler, allowing you time to focus on what's important - making it a success.
Specialist company formation benefits, access to FSB networking, business banking and a range of products to help get you setup in business.
Joining FSB Connect is free and is a great way to be part of the FSB Community and have your voice heard.
You'll be able to access specialist networking events with like-minded members of the community and have your say in our Big Voice survey panel.
Whatever your circumstances, we have a package to suit you and your business. Click the button below to see which benefits are included in each package and start your FSB journey.
'Within a few weeks of joining we'd taken advantage of FSB’s Online Legal Documents. We started a graduate programme and access to these documents gave us an understanding of the legal side, and has helped us to create a number of processes and procedures.'
'When we first took on a member of staff, we used the online legal document template library. FSB does more important stuff than you think it does, there are lots of member benefits, probably more than we actually use.'
'Having somebody like FSB behind you is fantastic. There is a whole team behind the organisations, whatever is required: support, advice, finance, you know that you’re not alone, you’ve got FSB.'
We represent a diverse range of businesses from retailers to marketing agencies and just about everything in between. Take a look at more member stories and see how we could help your business fly.
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We offer three packages to suit your business needs. Joining FSB Connect is free, our Business Essentials package starts at £172.50 in the first year and our specialist Business Creation package has an introductory price of £99 in the first year.
While you’re out building your business, disaster recovery might be the last thing on your mind. No matter how robust your security is, small to medium-sized businesses can be susceptible to all kinds of threats; some mild some moderate, and some severe enough to bring all your operations to a screeching halt.
Remember, the most important thing is to keep your staff safe from harm. Devise an evacuation plan and run drills periodically so that all personnel are aware of the procedures. Being prepared means less anxiety when disaster strikes.
If you lose access to your physical location for any reason, alternate solutions should be available until the issue is resolved. These can include staff working from home or moving operations to a temporary location.
Your IT recovery plan should address two main components: equipment and data. If your computer equipment, servers and other IT hardware is damaged or beyond repair, ensure that you are able to locate sufficient replacements. Make lists of models, makes and manufacturers and compile lists of suppliers that can replace what you have lost.
This encompasses not only your phone systems but every possible way your customers communicate with you, and how staff communicate with each other.
Things you can do include re-routing telephone calls to mobiles; accessing business email through cloud servers; and keeping website systems up and running by hosting on a cloud platform or through proxy servers that are not dependent on any one physical location.
Know how long it will take to implement necessary workarounds. Go through each step of the recovery process and estimate the time it will take to resume normal function. This will provide your workforce as well as your customers with a realistic framework as to when you will be back to business as usual.
When designing your disaster recovery plan, assign specific tasks to specific personnel, and ensure that everybody involved knows who is responsible for what. By distributing the workload among several individuals, your business continuity will be accomplished much more efficiently.
When disaster strikes, having the confidence to spring into action immediately can mean all the difference. Every moment your business is incapacitated is reflected in your revenue, and mitigating this loss should be of the highest priority.
Hassle free - a dedicated team removes the hard work of searching for insurance, we work as a broker to find you a policy for your circumstances.
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