Federation of Small Businesses

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Oct 2022 - Sep 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.6 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

6

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Federation of Small Businesses   (FSB)

    EU Transparency Register

    64802948320-88 First registered on 12 Mar 2012

    Goals / Remit

    The FSB represents the interests of small businesses in all sectors in the whole of the UK. It is the largest business organisation in the UK.

    As laid out in FSB's Article of Association, FSB's core objectives are as follows:

    (A) To make representations to any government within the United Kingdom on legislation and other public matters which affect the business or professional interests of its Members;
    (B) To protect, promote and further the interests of persons who are self-employed or direct or control a business and to provide a national voice and platform for such persons;
    (C) To engage in such commercial activities as will on a broad interpretation promote the success of the Company and assist in achieving the objectives above.

    Main EU files targeted

    SME policies;
    Single Market legislation;
    Digital Single Market;
    Environmental and due diligence issues;
    Brexit;
    International trade issues;
    Customs Union

    Address

    Head Office
    Sir Frank Whittle Way Blackpool Business Park
    Blackpool FY4 2FE
    UNITED KINGDOM
    EU Office
    Sir Frank Whittle Way Blackpool Business Park
    Blackpool FY4 2FE
    UNITED KINGDOM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    2

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%1
    10%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.6

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 22 Jun 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr James SIBLEY 08 Oct 2021 08 Oct 2022
    Mr James SIBLEY 03 Sep 2019 01 Sep 2020
    Oliver Hateley 03 Sep 2019 01 Sep 2020
    Mr Martin MCTAGUE 06 Jul 2019 04 Jan 2020
    Mr Craig Beaumont 09 Nov 2018 09 Jan 2019
    Kenneth Moon 13 Sep 2018 01 Jun 2019
    Oliver Hateley 22 Aug 2018 01 Sep 2019
    Mr James SIBLEY 27 Jul 2018 01 Aug 2019
    Ms Jessica SMITH 14 Sep 2017 22 Feb 2018
    Mr David Geary 31 Aug 2017 25 Jul 2018
    Kenneth Moon 31 Aug 2017 19 Aug 2018
    Mr James SIBLEY 31 Aug 2017 27 Jul 2018
    Mr David MOORE-CROUCH 31 Aug 2017 16 Feb 2018
    Mr Craig Beaumont 20 Mar 2017 22 Feb 2018
    Ms TANJA SIGGS 18 Oct 2016 17 May 2017
    Ms Sietske de Groot 29 Aug 2016 27 Nov 2016
    Kenneth Moon 29 Aug 2016 25 Aug 2017
    Mr David Geary 22 Aug 2016 22 Jul 2017
    Ms Anne MANNION 22 Aug 2016 17 May 2017
    Ms Sietske de Groot 06 Aug 2015 31 Jul 2016
    Mr Craig Beaumont 06 Aug 2015 31 Jul 2016
    Ms Anne MANNION 06 Aug 2015 31 Jul 2016
    Mr David Geary 27 May 2015 22 May 2016
    Ms Sietske de Groot 23 Jul 2014 21 Jul 2015
    Ms Jayne Almond 23 Jul 2014 30 Apr 2015
    Mr Craig Beaumont 23 Jul 2014 21 Jul 2015
    Ms Sietske de Groot 16 May 2013 15 May 2014
    Ms Jayne Almond 14 May 2013 09 May 2014
    Mr Francis Wood 14 May 2013 08 Mar 2014
    Ms Rosina Robson 14 May 2013 08 Mar 2014
    Ms Sietske de Groot 19 Apr 2012 01 May 2013
    Ms Jayne Almond 19 Apr 2012 01 May 2013

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    SMEunited (formerly known as UEAPME)

    https://smeunited.eu/about-us

    ICC (via membership of ICC UK)

    https://iccwbo.uk/

    Member organisations

    n/a

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Oct 2022 - Sep 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    ridens public affairs 25,000€ - 49,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    FSB Public affairs strategy that include MEPs, Commissioners and political staff with regard to the areas above.

    FSB Policy Strategy that includes exchanges with officials, civil servants and MEP assistants with regard to the areas above.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    6 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 17 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject women in enterprise, digital skills, female entrepreneurs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Attending
      • Andrea Almeida Cordero (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Dec 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject GDPR
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Attending
      • Věra Jourová (Commissioner)
      • Wojtek Talko (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Financial Services Policy and UK
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Denzil Davidson (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Oct 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Capital Markets Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Jack Schickler (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Jun 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Capital Markets Union and Better Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Jack Schickler (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Better Regulation; communication.
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Antoine Colombani (Cabinet member)
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