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THE BUSINESS is the leading magazine for the business community in Scotland. Published four times a year in March, June, September and December, the magazine is distributed in The Sunday Times Scotland. Each quarterly edition focusses on the key issues facing business and the economy, with insight from leading commentators and Prosper. Our editorial team and designers can bring your story to life and will assist you in delivering your communications objectives.

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IN ASSOCIATION WITH PROSPER

We are pleased to be working with Prosper, Scotland’s leading embership network of senior officials and leaders from across the private, public and third sectors.  

Prosper engages with, and advocates sustainable, inclusive, economic growth solutions to government and key stakeholders throughout Scotland, Westminster and overseas. This relationship affords us privileged access to research and data from across government and industry.

Circulation & Readership

Circulation
The Business Magazine is distributed with 46,000 copies of The Sunday Times Scotland delivering Scotland’s most influential business and professional audiences.

Readership
Each issue is read by 100,000 + business leaders, influencers and businesspeople who read The Sunday Times Scotland. That’s higher than The Scotsman, Business Insider and Holyrood magazines combined. 
Source: PAMCo IPSOS Iris 2022

Publishing schedule.

Edition Publishing Date Copy Deadline Issue (Focus)
SPRING 2024
Sunday, 31 March 2024
Monday, 11 March 2024
Deals & Dealmakers
Luxury Goods
Wealth Management
Search & Selection
HR & People
Economic Briefing
MBA's
Quarterly Focus:

Annual 2024 Deals & Dealmakers
Northeast
All Energy 2024 Preview
Renewables
Exporting
Family Business
Business Conferences & Events
SUMMER 2024
Sunday, 29 September 2024
Monday, 9 September 2024
Deals & Dealmakers
Wealth Management
Search & Selection
HR & People
Economic Briefing
MBA's

Quarterly Focus:
Rural Life
Highland Show
Energy
Food & Drink
Women in Power
Life Sciences
Finance
AUTUMN 2024
Sunday, 29 September 2024
Monday, 9 September 2024
Deals & Dealmakers
Luxury Goods
Wealth Management
Independent Schools
Search & Selection
HR & People
Economic Briefing
MBA's

Quarterly Focus:
2024 Accountancy Review
CommProp
Finance
Interiors, Kitchens & Bathrooms
WINTER 2024
Sunday, 15 December 2024
Monday, 25 November 2024
Deals & Dealmakers
Luxury Goods
Wealth Management
Independent Schools
Search & Selection
HR & People
Economic Briefing
MBA's

Quarterly Focus:
2024 Legal
Finance
Interiors, Kitchens and Bathrooms

ADVERTISING RATES & PRODUCTION.

Media Costs Size Cost Notes
Advertising & Advertorial
Run of Magazine
Full Page
Half Page
Quarter Page
£2250
£1200
£775
Prime positions
Outside Back Cover
Inside Front Cover
Inside Back Cover
£2550
£2550
£2450
Partner Package
£2550
Full page editorial Partner logo on P.2
Section Sponsor Package
£3995
Full page advertisement, branding strip on editorial pages within section, commentary column, 300 words, image, (in association with)0logo, contact details, partner logo on P.2
Comment Column
£1400
350 words, image, logo contact details
Production
Size
Advertisement
Double Page Spread
Trim: W 466mm x H 290mm
Type: W 488mm x H 272mm
Bleed: 3mm all round
Full Page
Trim: W 230mm x H 290mm
Type: W 216mm x H 272mm
Bleed: 3mm all round
Half Page
Type: W 216mm x H 120mm
Quarter page
Type: Landscape 216mm x 60mm
or Portrait 112mm x 120mm

Max Advertorial Wordcounts

Double Page Spread
1250
Full Page
650
Half Page
350
Comment Column
350