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Small businesses warned to keep taxman fully informed after firm threatened with £10k VAT fine following name change 9 Aug 2012 | 08:00 am

Forum of Private Business urges entrepreneurs to get in touch over their experiences of HMRC.

Let's Get Scotland Trading 24 Jul 2012 | 08:00 am

Forum launches new campaign for Scottish firms

Forum responds to Co-op's acquisition of 632 Lloyds high street branches 19 Jul 2012 | 08:00 am

Senior Policy Advisor at the Forum of Private Business, Alex Jackman, said of the deal:

Landmark research looks at business sustainability to mark Trading for Good launch 16 Jul 2012 | 08:00 am

Entrepreneurs' views on their role in the 'big society' revealed in 200th Referendum survey from the Forum of Private Business.

Forcing small businesses to pay for health and safety inspections would add to red tape woes, says Forum of Private Business 13 Jul 2012 | 08:00 am

Firms facing more financial penalties for non-compliance offered advice, support and guidance from the Forum.

New Forum of Private Business research places under-fire banks in the spotlight 10 Jul 2012 | 08:00 am

Amid the furore surrounding the LIBOR-fixing scandal, new Forum of Private Business research shows that many cash-starved small businesses are still looking to the banks to provide growth capital and ...

UK's top 100 FTSE companies challenged to sign up to Prompt Payment Code 6 Jul 2012 | 08:00 am

The Forum of Private Business has thrown its weight behind a new campaign which is calling for all of the UK's top 100 FTSE companies to sign the Prompt Payment Code.

The Forum of Private Business responds to the Chancellor's decision to scrap August's 3p rise in fuel duty 26 Jun 2012 | 08:00 am

Phil Orford, the Forum's Chief Executive, said: "On the back of months of record high fuel prices, a 3p increase would have really stuck in the craw of motorists who have been paying crazy money to fi...

Forum welcomes death knell of GCSE which will mean more work-ready pupils 21 Jun 2012 | 08:00 am

The Forum of Private Business has welcomed the announcement by Michael Gove that GCSEs could be scrapped in favour of a system more akin to the former O-level.

Bathroom firm removed from 'hall of shame' after signing Prompt Payment Code 19 Jun 2012 | 08:00 am

A leading bathroom manufacturer which was added to a 'hall of shame' for increasing its payment terms by as much as 60 days has now signed the Prompt Payment Code.

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