Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tag: Federation of Small Businesses

The cost of lockdown: quarter of UK small business “may never reopen”

FSB Survey quarter of small businesses wont reopen
A new survey by the Federation of Small Businesses has found that as many as a third of small business owners believe that they may be at risk of permanent closure as a result of the UK government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Coin op industry remains at risk of hacking

Coinslot - Cyber crime hacking
Small firms need to take immediate action on cybercrime, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has warned following a recent global hacking scare.   The warning comes on the heels of the recent global cyber attack. While the coin op community was not directly impacted, the FSB warned that small businesses should be more vigilant when it comes to computer security. “When you’re...

Corbyn pledges to scrap quarter year reports

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Jeremy Corbyn has set out Labour’s business objectives in a speech to the Federation of Small Businesses, with quarter year reports and business rates reform among their priorities.   “I want to make it clear today that we will not raise the small business corporation tax rate. “What people running small businesses tell me is that they are fed up with there...

Small businesses react to interest rates cut

Coinslot Interest Rates
The Bank of England’s decision to cut interest rates to the record low of 0.25 percent has garnered a mixed reception from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Mike Cherry, national chair of the FSB, said: “Lower rates should lead to cheaper borrowing costs, making finance more affordable and helping to support business investment. Small firms will also welcome the...