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  • Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Rating) (Wales) Regulations

    Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Rating) (Wales) Regulations

    FSB Wales responds to consultation response form on Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Rating) (Wales) Regulations.

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  • Business Committee Legacy Inquiry

    Business Committee Legacy Inquiry

    FSB Wales responds to consultation on Business Committee Legacy Inquiry.

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  • FSB Wales - Commission on Local Government Finance

    FSB Wales - Commission on Local Government Finance

    FSB Wales presents its views to the Commission on Local Government Finance.

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  • November 2015 - Lobbying (Scotland) Bill

    November 2015 - Lobbying (Scotland) Bill

    This response provides FSB's views on the Scottish Parliament's Lobbying (Scotland) Bill, which proposes changes that will affect how FSB and other representative organisations would operate in Scotland.

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  • Energy Efficiency

    Energy Efficiency

    The FSB outlines in this briefing its position on energy efficiency and small businesses including smart meters.

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  • Energy Market in England

    Energy Market in England

    This briefing outlines its view on the energy market, in particular the Competition and Markets Authority energy market investigation.

     

     

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  • Shale Gas

    Shale Gas

    The FSB outlines in this briefing its policy position on Shale Gas.

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  • The NI Planning System: The Small Business View (November 2015)

    The NI Planning System: The Small Business View (November 2015)

    FSB Northern Ireland Policy Position Paper.(November 2015)

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  • FSB NI / UU

    FSB NI / UU 'The Contribution of Small Businesses to Northern Ireland' (2015)

    FSB NI / UU 'The Contribution of Small Businesses to Northern Ireland' (2015)
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  • Digital Disruption and Small Business in Scotland

    Digital Disruption and Small Business in Scotland

    This report examines how new digital technologies could transform industry and urges small Scottish firms to use technology to unlock markets, develop products, improve efficiency and build customer relationships. The paper argues that all business sectors are likely to change dramatically as the use of a range of interlinked emerging technologies becomes more widespread.

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  • Network and Information Security (N&IS) Directive: position paper

    Network and Information Security (N&IS) Directive: position paper

    In this report, FSB looks at enhancing the digital infrastructure (the digital information networks) within and between EU member states. Download
  • The Apprenticeship Journey

    The Apprenticeship Journey

    The report examines how apprenticeships are fairing and how small businesses are engaging with them.

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  • November 2015 - Economic Data and modelling for Wales in a Changing Union

    November 2015 - Economic Data and modelling for Wales in a Changing Union

    In this report, part of the FSB Wales Round Table Seminar Series, Dr Andrew Crawley examines the pressing case for better data and economic modelling in Wales.

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  • Bus and Community Transport Inquiry

    Bus and Community Transport Inquiry

    In this October 2015 response to the National Assembly Enterprise and Business Committee's inquiry into Bus and Community Transport Services in Wales, we highlight issues such as the need for bus service provision to better meet the needs of businesses in terms of routes, frequency and reliability.


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  • All Party Parliamentary Group: An inquiry into productivity and small firms

    All Party Parliamentary Group: An inquiry into productivity and small firms

    A new report published by the All Party Parliamentary Small Business Group and supported by the FSB identifies seven drivers to boost UK productivity.

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  • FSB Business Manifesto for the 2015-20 Government

    FSB Business Manifesto for the 2015-20 Government

    This Manifesto outlines a coherent set of measures the next Government should implement to support the UK's 4.9 million businesses.

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  • Highlights of the FSB 2015 Business Manifesto

    Highlights of the FSB 2015 Business Manifesto

    This summarises the FSB's 2015 Business Manifesto ahead of the 2015 General Election.

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  • Reassured, optimised, transformed: driving digital demand among small businesses

    Reassured, optimised, transformed: driving digital demand among small businesses

    This report highlights the significant issues small businesses face accessing digital infrastructure which they need to grow. In this report the FSB urges the Government to set new ambitious targets for the delivery of superfast broadband.

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  • October 2015 - Creating a Fairer Scotland - Employability Support: A Discussion Paper

    October 2015 - Creating a Fairer Scotland - Employability Support: A Discussion Paper

    This response provides the FSB's views on the Scottish Government's Creating a Fairer Scotland Employability Support consultation. The FSB articulates what small employers need from those they employ and the support services. 

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  • Discussion paper: Retail Statistics Summary

    Discussion paper: Retail Statistics Summary

    This paper provides a summary of statistics relevant to the retail industry.

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