The first three months of this year will be dominated by the push to trigger Article 50. FSB will be ensuring Government understands the concerns of small firms, writes Martin McTague, FSB Policy Director.
The political agenda and focus for FSB over the next few months is likely to be dominated by Brexit, as the Government prepares to trigger Article 50 by the end of March.
Our response to this has been to run the biggest membership consultation we’ve ever undertaken, and we’ll be announcing the initial results soon, to be promptly followed by detailed policy reports. There has been a good response, with members participating through focus groups, town hall meetings and conventional surveys. We’re trying to get the best possible evidence to present to Government, so that we have maximum impact in lobbying for our members.