Shaping Portsmouth is joining forces with the Federation of Small Businesses

Shaping Portsmouth are pleased to announce that the Federation of Small Businesses has joined us as an Associate partner, and that we have become a member of the FSB.

Emma Weatherstone, the FSB Membership Advisor in the Portsmouth Area, said “At FSB, our mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. We are proud to be the leading voice of 5.8 million small businesses and self-employed people across the UK, working to promote and protect your interests.
We offer our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice heard in local, UK-wide and devolved governments across the country.”

Sam McGrath, Head of Partner Development at Shaping said “We are delighted to welcome Emma Weatherstone and the team from FSB into our business programmes here at Shaping Portsmouth. As our newest partner, we are all working towards the same mission which is to support all businesses in Portsmouth. FSB specialise in supporting smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. We are looking forward to our business community benefiting from their services, products and events across Portsmouth.
Shaping Portsmouth have also signed up and are looking forward to maximising the partnership across both platforms in the next 12 months.”

Shaping CEO Stef Nienaltowski said “In addition to the comments by Sam I wanted to add my own warm welcome to the FSB team as an Associate Partner. Having been an FSB member at my previous companies I know the real value they bring to small and medium businesses. I am looking forward to working with the team and bringing their value to our City businesses.”