The Business Class

The Business Class: Breaking SME Boundaries

Episode Seven: Breaking SME Boundaries

In our final episode of The Business Class, James Caan is joined by CNBC anchor Ross Westgate as they invite a panel of leading business figures to debate the key issues from the series at a macro level. Over the past six weeks we have considered issues of government support for SMEs, bank lending habits, the future for British manufacturing and the right time to expand a small business abroad. In episode seven we open up these debates and ask key figures from the business world, from government and from the Angel community to respond to the key issues faced by UK SMEs.

Panel: Lord Digby Jones - UK Business Ambassador, Charlie Muirhead -Angel investor/serial entrepreneur, Iain Wright MP - Shadow Minster for Competitiveness and Enterprise and Priya Lakhani - founder of Masala Masala.

Full Episode

The Business Class Episode 7 Full Show
In our final episode of The Business Class, James Caan is joined by co-anchor Ross Westgate, and an esteemed panel of representatives from business and government to debate key issues from the series. Our panel give their opinions on bank lending to SMEs, the value of a proposed government-run Business Investment Bank, the value of the British manufacturing sector as well as sharing their informed theory that our current economic situation is less of a crisis, more of a new status quo.

Episode Highlights

The Business Class Episode 7 Highlights
A selection of choice bites from the final episode of CNBC's series The Business Class with James Caan.
  • Caan is one of the U.K.'s most successful and dynamic entrepreneurs as well as the guest presenter of "The Business Class."

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