The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is urging customers
to give local businesses a boost by supporting their high streets
and city centres on 7 December, the UK's first Small Business
Saturday and busiest shopping weekend of the year.
New data protection legislation being discussed by Europe's
Justice and Home Affairs Ministers on Friday 6 December 2013 has
the potential to place an undue financial burden on small firms,
says the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the British
Bankers' Association (BBA).
The FSB joins the PM in Shanghai today as part of the
Governments largest overseas trade mission. FSb survey results show
exports to China have grown in the past two years and more firms
are considering exporting to the country.