The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, or SBEE for short, was passed on the 26th of March 2015. The bill is aimed at small businesses and covers a lot of different areas including insolvency, disqualification, public procurement, finance and employment. It is intended to aid small business competition, improve access to finance and increase opportunity for growth as well as increasing liability for company directors.
With the vast majority of small firms making a profit in the past 12 months, the UK is in gear for speedy start-up successes.
FSB says Local Enterprise Partnerships must engage more with small businesses
Confidence among small businesses rose to its highest level in three years according to the latest Small Business Index from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), with confidence rising across all parts of the UK and in most sectors.
Confidence among small businesses rose to its highest level in three years according to the latest Small Business Index from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) released today, with confidence rising across all parts of the UK and in most sectors.
When people talk about businesses and charities working together they are usually referring to big corporates making financial commitments to big-name charities. In truth, a wide range of engagement takes place between moderately-sized bodies in both camps. This is often recognised both for the public benefit it brings and the commercial sense it expresses – for both partners.
Small businesses have received a huge boost after the Government announced that it will accept all the recommendations made in a report by its Enterprise Advisor Lord Young.
In the first report of its kind, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) underlines just how important small firms are to strengthening the economy, tackling unemployment, and taking on people who are shut out of the labour market.