Federation Of Small Businesses

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The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland has highlighted that figures released by the Scottish Government have revealed that the volume of cash reaching firms is slowing further than already highlighted last week. The Scottish Government has released figures

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A third of Scottish business owners who shut down operations during the coronavirus outbreak fear their firm may never re-open, according to a major new survey from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). On the back of the research, the small business campaign group is calling for sustained gover

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The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland has highlighted that figures released by the Scottish Government have revealed that the volume of cash reaching firms is slowing. The Scottish Government figures indicate that £621 million of coronavirus grant funding has been rele

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The UK Government has announced that small businesses will benefit from a new fast-track finance scheme providing loans with a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders. Under the new initiative, businesses will be able to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000 and access the cash within d

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Small business tenants are set to get new protection from eviction during the coronavirus outbreak, thanks to new legislation set to be passed by Holyrood today. Policymakers believe the change will protect commercial tenants for a period of at least three months.

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced support measures for those who are self-employed and hit by the coronavirus outbreak. Mr Sunak announced, if they have suffered a loss in income, a taxable grant will be paid to the self-employed or partnerships, worth 80% of their profits up to a cap of £2

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Yesterday, economy secretary Fiona Hyslop announced a series of measures to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus on businesses in Scotland, including a £2.2 billion for businesses. In her statement, Ms Hyslop warned that as a result of coronavirus, the Scottish economy is facing an

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Small businesses are taking out loans to help manage their cash flow rather than utilising them to invest in their own operations, according to new research by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). This change in borrowing has arrived after late payments almost doubled to reach £23 billion

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Scotland’s small businesses ended a tough 2019 with confidence and profits falling, new figures from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) reveal. In the final quarter of 2019, FSB’s Scottish Small Business Index (SBI) fell by 13.7 points to stand at -27.2. The fall was mirrored acros

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Three-quarters of Scottish firms believe that giving councils additional powers over non-domestic rates would be bad for business, according to a new survey from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The poll - conducted over the last month - also shows that seven in 10 businesses are opposed to

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Strathaven-based businessman Andy Aird, who has over four decades of experience in the automotive industry, has been elected to co-ordinate grassroots activity for the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland. Mr Aird, owner of transport consultancy Concierge Vehicle Solutions, has

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