Federation of Small Businesses
|Legal status||Not for profit company|
|Purpose||The UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed|
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is a UK business organisation representing small and medium-sized businesses. It was formed in 1974 as the National Federation of Self Employed (NFSE), by Norman Small in response to a proposed increase of Class 4 National Insurance contributions, which represented an additional tax burden on the self-employed and the owners of small businesses.
- Bennett, Robert J. (2011). Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011. OUP. pp. 41–42. ISBN 978-0-19-958473-4.