Small business news - November 2019

Counting the cost of stress in the workplace

More than a third of UK workers have thought about quitting their job due to stress and millions of working days are lost to mental health-related issues every year...

Date: 12 November 2019

Sole trader confidence hits new low

Research conducted by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found that optimism among the UK's self-employed workers is in negative territory for fifth straight quarter...

Date: 12 November 2019

IPSE launches #5millionvotes campaign

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) has launched its manifesto ahead of the general election...

Date: 5 November 2019

The SME verdict on the Queen's Speech

Business groups representing freelancers and small firms have welcomed some of the key proposals in the Queen's Speech - including pension dashboards for the self-employed...

Date: 15 October 2019

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