Do you run a struggling business employing up to a hundred staff? You may be interested to hear about Outline Productions, which is making a new documentary series for BBC Worldwide channels, exploring the challenges faced by independent businesses in the UK in a tough economic climate.

They have a team of experts lined up to help in improving areas such as revenue and sales, staff structures, marketing, branding and technology.

Unfortunately, they don’t want to tackle the one-man band but are recruiting business owners with a couple of outlets or a mini chain. I know that running a couple of businesses or mini chain is usually considered a success in the convenience retailing world, but even what seems the best can suffer at times.

If you think you might be a suitable candidate, get in touch with them on