We are the UK’s only dedicated platform connecting Medium Sized Businesses (MSBs) with the professional advice they need to improve their operational efficiency, governance, compliance and their strategies for growth and on-going success.
Due to its unique focus, BusinessTV makes it easy for Business Owners and their departmental directors to find engaging and informative content and, in turn, enables content created by the Professional Services community to reach this dynamic community.
The platform serves as an informative and cohesive destination for Business Owners and Advisers ultimately helping to improve the flow and engagement of professional expertise to drive business performance.
While our primary focus is to connect Medium Sized Business (MSBs) with Professional Advisers the broad range of content found on BusinessTV is appropriate for businesses of all sizes
About Medium Sized Businesses (MSBs)
Not to be confused with SMEs, (the very term ‘sme’ having become a bye-word for small companies only), MSBs are companies classified as having turnovers of between £10-80 million. There are approximately 60,000 MSBs in the UK.
Often refered to as the Middle Market, it is arguably the most exciting and dynamic sector of the economy. MSBs account for a third of all private sector GDP and jobs and they continually punch above their weight in terms innovation, creativity, viability and resilience, frequently outperforming both smaller companies and multi-nationals.
While having much in common with larger companies, MSBs typically retain a uniquely simple management structure, with 80% being owner directed and key decisions taken between only a handful of hands-on stakeholders. These flat management structures deliver many notable advantages, not least of all the ability to to make speedy decisions, in-turn resulting in reduced times to market and increased agility in the face of changing circumstances: qualities that are more important now than ever before.
All MSBs, irrespective of their principal activity, are now faced with a manifold of operational challenges that invariably require professional expertise. Functions such as Finance & Tax, HR, Pension & Benefits, ITC, Risk, ESG & Diversity have all become increasingly complex, regulated, burdensome and intertwined, requiring optimal management if businesses are to remain compliant, reduce risk and achieve the operational efficiencies they require to underpin their strategies for growth.
MSBs acknowledge that they often lack the professional skills internally to manage many of these every day, yet non-core functions, themselves and agree that external Professional Services are critical to their on-going success
Advisors & Intermediaries
Alan Morahan – Chief Commercial Officer
Punter Southall Aspire
"We recently used BusinessTV for the first time and were very impressed by the whole experience, from the first approach to the delivery of the final interview. We were given great guidance all the way through the process and care was taken to ensure that the interview questions met with our overall objective of raising the profile of Punter Southall Aspire".
Katharine Moxham – Spokesperson for GRiD
Group Risk Development (GRiD)
"I thoroughly enjoyed being interviewed for Business TV. The process was extremely professional and I had plenty of advanced input into what we would discuss. On the day, my interviewer put me at my ease and ran through what would happen in advance of recording. Afterwards, he checked that I was happy with how the interview had gone and I was also given the opportunity to view and approve the recording before its release. Overall, the process was pretty painless and a fantastic way of reaching medium sized businesses with benefits messaging". Watch Interview
Matthew Biles – Head of Private Wealth
Ince & Co LLP
"I recorded an interview with Marc Harris back in November of 2021 and I am due to record another in the near future. The process is easy and highly flexible. I find Marc and the team there to be extremely conscientious and they handled everything from start to finish with hardly anything required from my side. A great company to work with". Watch Interview
Damian Stancombe – Partner & Head of DrumRoll
"I just wanted to say a very big thank you for allowing me to be a participant in an interview. Marc Harris was incredibly professional and the whole thing from start to finish was handled expertly. Would thoroughly recommend. Damian". Watch Interview
Martin Willis – Chair of DC Committee
Society Pensions Professionals
“It was a great experience working with Marc, Tim and the team at BusinessTV. The process was professional and efficient throughout, from planning of the interview, through recording to arranging publication online along with the relevant supporting information. In particular the interview itself was natural and gave an opportunity to have an interesting conversation on the topic that we believe covers our perspective and will be of interest to viewers.” Watch Interview
Nick Fitzgerald – Managing Director of Advice and Innovation
"I very much enjoyed the format of the interview which allowed enough time to chat through what we do as if I were speaking to a friend. Financial advice and wealth management can be seen as stuffy so this was a welcome opportunity to prove otherwise".
Liam Smyth – Managing Director
British Chambers of Commerce & ChamberCustoms
"Really grateful to Mark and the team at BusinessTV for the opportunity to participate in an interview. The pre-record contact was excellent with opportunities to contribute to the question format. That said, Mark does his homework and had some excellent ideas that helped to draw out what I hope is useful information and insights for BusinessTV members and viewers." Watch Interview
Daisy Cross – Head of Smart Programme
"Company directors are one of our most important audiences and therefore being able to work with Business TV to reach their subscribers was of tremendous value. I also liked being able to work through the questions in advance of recording". "Company directors are one of our most important audiences and therefore being able to work with Business TV to reach their subscribers was of tremendous value. I also liked being able to work through the questions in advance of recording".
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