More than half of small business owners want the new Conservative government to prioritise reducing regulation, a survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed.
The poll of more than 2,300 FSB members found that 53% believe that regulation is the biggest issue to tackle in the next five years.
The top five issues identified by small businesses are:
- reduction of red tape (53%)
- simplification of the tax system (51%)