Federation of Small Businesses North East

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) exists to protect and promote the interests of small businesses and the self-employed. Its members across the North East play a crucial role in growing the region’s economy, with the number of small businesses in the North East growing by almost 15,000 in the past year.

The North East is home to 149,420 small businesses employing 361,000 people and contributing £25bn to the national economy, and FSB wants to see more start up, grow and flourish in 2015.