Metro Bank Provides Helping Hand to SME’s with the Forum of Private Business

Metro Bank Provides Helping Hand to SME’s with the Forum of Private Business

Metro Bank, the revolution in British banking, has today announced that it has teamed up with the Forum of Private Business to provide its business customers with access to the Forum’s wealth of bespoke resources. The collaboration will allow the bank’s fast-growing number of business banking customers access to the Forum’s advice service, equipping them […]

Helping Responsible Businesses – Forum Member Earns Bronze Southend Business & Community Charter Award

Helping Responsible Businesses – Forum Member Earns Bronze Southend Business & Community Charter Award

A growing business comes with a lot of extra responsibilities and, in 2016, Forum members, Lollipop, discovered The Responsible Business Workbook, which is available through the Forum. On the front, it clearly states a mantra which they wanted to be able to live up to: A responsible business operates efficiently and ethically; meets and exceeds […]

Pension Auto-Enrolment

Pension Auto-Enrolment

We want to stress how important this message is for members and non-members with reference to Pension Auto-enrolment Please don’t ignore any letters that you may receive from The Pensions Regulator, especially Compliance Notice’s as these usually relate to fines and penalties and these will simply not go away until they are dealt with. Penalties can […]

Forums Business Productivity & Profitability Twitter Chat Analysis

Forums Business Productivity & Profitability Twitter Chat Analysis

On Monday 26th June, the Forum held a Twitter chat on the subject of business productivity and profitability. Here are the findings collated from those involved, supported by the tweets from the participants. Improvement in business productivity and growth in profitability are two major drivers for UK small and micro businesses. To dig deeper on […]