When talking to small business owners about the challenges facing them and creating barriers to the growth of their business, one item is always top of the list, the regulatory burden. I’ve worked on a report, published today, which proposes a solution.
In my role as chair of FSB’s English Policy Unit, we are calling on election candidates from all major parties to help small businesses and the self-employed get on the right footing for recovery with three key asks.
Prompted by a question on a friend’s Facebook post, I’ve been caused to reflect again on how we talk about and differentiate these roles.
Moment of fame this evening for me & my loft office as I was interviewed on BBC Midlands Today about the challenges around businesses returning to office based work and the impact on the lunchtime economy.