The Forum sets out its Election agenda to support business growth

The Forum of Private Business is encouraging the future government to create conditions for an increase in business performance and productivity both in UK trading and exporting overseas. The Forum support business growth for our members and we are encouraging the future government to create conditions for an increase in business performance and productivity both […]

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The Forum’s response to the Queen’s speech

On 21st June, the Queen gave a speech marking the state opening of Parliament, the contents of the speech highlights the priorities of new ministers and sets the scene for Parliament. Following the Queen’s speech today, Ian Cass, MD of the Forum responds: Quite rightly the Queen’s speech talked first about the economy and the […]

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We are Sounding a ‘mayday’ distress signal for businesses

The Forum of Private Business is calling more loudly than ever for the UK’s politicians to recognise that the economic strength of the UK is reliant on the country’s five million small businesses. Read our Press Release issued today, the 9th June 2017. Chief Executive of the Forum, Ian Cass comments, ‘The voice of small […]

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News Night Election Comments

Confirming what the Forum of Private Business has felt about the current government’s lack of understanding of business and small business, in particular, last nights, Newsnight had interviews about Theresa May from two of her old colleagues. Following on from the TV programme News Night that was aired last night, below are the comments made from two of […]

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The Forum’s response to the Cyber attack that has hit the world

A cyber attack that has hit 150 countries across the world has also impacted UK businesses large and small, with one of the hardest hit being the NHS. Experts are warning that there could be further ransomware cases this week after the worldwide global cyber attack that has affected hundreds of thousands of individuals and […]

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