Chancellor adopts FSB proposal

Chancellor adopts FSB proposal to help 500,000 small firms

We are very pleased to see the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak adopting our top ask for this Spring Statement: uprating the Employment Allowance to help small employers with national insurance costs, says Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chair Martin McTague.

We originally put forward the Employment Allowance as a targeted measure to help small firms, and it has now been expanded three times since its creation.

Together with a cut to fuel duty, these measures will provide crucial breathing space for our embattled small employers.

Read more about this announcement on the Cumbria 24 website.