Federation of Small Businesses – Membership offer
Benefit from up to £80 discount off your first years FSB membership with a grant from Hambleton District Council.
As experts in business, the FSB offer members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. The sole aim is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.
For more information, please see the FSB website or contact Julie Hutton, on 01609 767186
FSB Scheme Benefits
The benefits of joining the FSB are split into two areas. Firstly there are the rights of membership that you get automatically on joining. And then there are business related products and services where members get preferential rates as a member of the FSB.
The rights of membership are as follows
FSB LEGAL ADVICE.
Members get unlimited access to our legal team for any business related queries and legal advice they require. This is available as soon as they join the FSB and it is completely free to use. It is also unlimited so the member has the peace of mind it’s all included in the membership fee. The areas we advise members are Employment Law, Health & Safety, Commercial Law and advice on Tax, VAT and PAYE Matters
FSB LEGAL INSURANCE
FSB members automatically get legal costs insurance including Tax and VAT Investigations, Employment tribunals, property disputes, criminal prosecutions, data protection, statutory licences and payment if they go on jury service.
FSB LEGAL DOCUMENTS
FSB members automatically get full access to over 200 factsheets and 500 legal documents to choose from covering all aspects of Employment law, health and safety documents and other legal documents. These are wide ranging and are kept up to date so the businesses are assured they meet all legalities.
Again a right of membership. If the member is diagnosed with a serious health condition, including stress or depression, the FSB offers free access to a personal nurse advisor.
FSB Member Services is effectively a buying group whose role is to negotiate the best service and business related products that our members get better rates on. These include the following and if utilised the member can save well over the cost of their membership fee
FSB Free Business Banking
FSB Card processing
FSB Fuel Cards
FSB Independent Financial Services
FSB Workplace pensions
FSB Vehicle Services