FSB Policy Conference 2016

Small Business 2020: inspiring growth, innovation and ambition

February 2nd 2016 | London

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) is the department for economic growth. The department invests in skills and education to promote trade, boost innovation and help inspiring entrepreneurs start and grow a business. BIS also protects consumers and reduces the impact of regulation. It is the lead Department for UK small business and supports British businesses compete anywhere in the world. It does this by supporting businesses to increase their productivity, become more efficient and in turn save money. The goal of BIS is to make the UK one of the fastest and easiest countries to set up and run a business.