Business Matters is the UK’s largest business magazine.

Established in 1987 Business Matters is the leading magazine brand for UK’s thriving small and medium sized business sector.

In print

Business Matters is the UK’s largest distributed subscription-based monthly business magazine with currently just over 50,000 annual subscribers.

This means that our current print readership is in excess of 150,000, mostly owners and managers of Small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) across the whole of the UK.

Business Matters is read for its news coverage, analysis, interviews with key opinion formers and leading entrepreneurs and opinion on the UK small business sector. The title also has some of highest profile business leaders as columnists like entrepreneur and TV Dragon Duncan Bannatyne and the entrepreneur and former Secret Millionaire Charlie Mullins.

Targeting a market worth an estimated £25billion, Business Matters reaches decision makers in the SME whose businesses turnover between £200,000 to £6M.


As the need for news has changed, so has our offering, and now our website is full of the latest news and has a daily rolling content to ensure that can keep up-to-date with the latest news online proving the best legal, marketing, sales and business guides, plus interviews, success stories, and profiles all just one mouse click away.

Direct to your inbox

To ensure that our readers are kept fully up to date with the latest news we have a range enewsletters which are sent direct via email to their inbox. 69,000 SME owners have decided that this is their best method for keeping abreast of information and receive our daily news alert every day.
The current newsletters available are:

  • Daily News Update
  • Weekly digest
  • Business Toolbox
  • Angel & Entrepreneur news

Business Matters also has a strong social media presence:

Facebook group, LinkedIN group and also via Twitter

For information on advertising both in print and online CLICK HERE.

Due to the reactionary and fast pace of the UK business sector Business Matters does not operate a forward features list, but plans three months ahead for it’s monthly print & iPad editions and weekly for online and accepts feature pitch ideas to

For more information on Capital Business Media, the publishers of Business Matters please go to The Capital Business Media web site

Business Matters was also proud to have been the Official Business Magazine to Team 2012, the SME based support element for athletes forming Team GB and taking part in the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games.