Advertising in Business Issues

Do you offer services or products of interest to business English teachers? Are you an individual or a company looking to attract customers? Why not use BESIG to spread the word! We offer a range of free and paid-for opportunities to attract attention to yourself.

Commercial advertising

Business Issues - the IATEFL BESIG newsletter is distributed to over 600 members. If you are offering a professional product or service, commercial advertising in the newsletter will make the best impression on your target audience. Details of copy deadlines, advertising rates, specifications and how to book advertising space are given here below.

Advertising copy deadlines

Newsletter issue Submission deadline Issue date
Spring 15 December end February - mid March
Summer 15 March end May - mid June
Autumn 15 July end September - mid October

Advertising rates

Size Cost in GBP
Full page
Portrait (174mm x 262mm)
360 + VAT
Half page:
Landscape (174mm x 128mm)
180 + VAT
Quarter page (83mm x 128mm) 90 + VAT


A. 3 Consecutive Ads per year: 10%
B. Visible link to IATEFL BESIG Website on your Website: 10%
A. + B. (series of 3 ads/ link on website): 20%

Booking 3 or more Consecutive Ads also entitles the advertiser to place an advert on the BESIG website free of charge for the duration of the contract with the newsletter.


Ads need to be supplied as electronic files by e-mail (max 5MB) or on CD or Zip 100. The following formats are acceptable, in order of preference: eps (fonts as outlines), pdf (compression at 300dpi), tif (300 dpi) or jpg (300dpi). We can also accept Quark Xpress files (please supply all fonts and linked graphics) and Word files (include fonts). We can accept both Mac and PC formats.

Advertisers should be forewarned that all changes in advertisements ordered as a series (for a run of two, three or more) are their sole responsibility. If any change is required, the new artwork must be e-mailed to the NL Editor before the copy date for articles and advertisements for the next issue of the NL.

Booking your advertising

Please download this advertising booking form and send it together with your artwork to the newsletter Editor: