Business Issues, the IATEFL BESIG newsletter is published twice a year. The publication is written by and for our members and its articles and features serve the needs and interests of business English professionals around the world. The articles range from teaching tips, to book reviews to event reports and so much more.

The publication can be enjoyed by BESIG members in a digital version, here on our website, in the Members-Only area.

Another great reason to join IATEFL BESIG!

Business Issues 111 – Call for article submissions

Dear Member

We are happy to invite you to contribute to IATEFL BESIG’s newsletter, Business Issues, vol 111.

Business Issues is the official newsletter of the IATEFL Business English Special Interest Group and is published throughout the year. For Business Issues, we welcome submissions from early career, mid-career, and experienced professionals on all topics related to business English.

For information about the type of articles accepted for publication in Business Issues, kindly refer to the previous editions available in the Members-Only section of the IATEFL BESIG website – For further information regarding submission guidelines, please refer to the submission guidelines on our website.

Kindly note, for vol 111, we would expect your contribution by the 15 of December 2023 and will be happy to provide you with any assistance that you may need during the submission process.

If you have any other questions, do not hesitate to contact us at our Editorial Desk ([email protected])

Warm regards

BI 100 issue

We are happy to share our milestone 100th issue to show our appreciation to all our members past, present and future.  

We are also inviting everyone else to join us at IATEFL BESIG by seeing some of the exciting events and articles we produce every year. Please enjoy this special issue and we hope to welcome you soon to the IATEFL BESIG. 


Newsletter editor

Newsletter submissions should be emailed to the Editor: [email protected]

Please include your name, address and, if possible, a photo of yourself and some biographical details – maximum 40 words – so we can tell our readers who you are.

Photographs and graphics should be saved separately as .jpg files (not embedded in Word documents).

Contributing to Business Issues

We welcome contributions from all our members. Articles should not exceed 1200 words. Although every effort is made to include articles accepted for publication in the next issue, IATEFL BESIG reserves the right to postpone publication if necessary.
Please note that our policy is to publish non-commercial articles only. IATEFL BESIG also reserves the right to refuse any article.