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Terms of Use


At Channel Edge Media, we’re committed to being transparent about our activities and how you use our website and/or services. These terms of use are in accordance with the [Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988.]

The statement explains the terms of how to use our website ( and its contents. Please read carefully before use.

By using the site, you accept the terms and agree to obey them. If you don’t accept them, please don’t use the site.

For further information, or any questions regarding this statement should be directed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., by writing to: FAO: Compliance Officer, Channel Edge Media Ltd, Willow House, 29 The Willows, Colchester, Essex. CO2 8PY, or alternatively by calling: 0124 567 3700.


We’re Channel Edge Media Ltd (company reg: 09618244), the company behind Elite Business, the multichannel platform for high-growth SMEs. We provide content via our quarterly publication (online and offline), on our website ( and via direct e-Communications to our subscribers. We also offer advertising opportunities to brands looking to connect with small business owners.

Channel Edge Media Ltd comprises of Elite Business, Elite Franchise and (Chelmsford City). The trading address is: Channel Edge Media Ltd, Willow House, 29 The Willows, Colchester, Essex. CO2 8PY. Our registered address is: 29 The Willows, Colchester CO9 8PY, VAT number: 214227543, ICO registration number: ZA364028. Our nominated representative is Amy Coleman, who can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; 0124 567 3700.


You have permission for temporary use of the site, but Channel Edge Media Ltd can withdraw or change the service at any time without telling you and without being legally responsible to you.

You must treat all identification codes, passwords and other security information as confidential. If Channel Edge Media Ltd thinks you have failed to keep confidentiality, Channel Edge Media Ltd is allowed to disable any security information (including your passwords and codes).

If you allow anyone else to use our site, you must make sure that they read these terms first, and that they follow them. Only use the site as allowed by law and these terms. If you don't, Channel Edge Media Ltd may suspend your usage, or stop it completely.

Channel Edge Media Ltd frequently updates the site and makes changes to it, but we don't have to do this, and material on the site may be out-of-date. No material on the site is intended to contain advice, and you shouldn't rely on it. Channel Edge Media Ltd excludes all legal responsibility and costs for reliance placed on the site by anyone.


This site is owned and operated by Channel Edge Media Ltd, it is protected by copyright and trademark laws. Channel Edge Media Ltd is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the site (for example the copyright and any rights in the designs) and in any of the material posted on it.

As a user of our site you may not modify, republish, upload or post any material from this site, including code and software, without consent and credit to the author and You may download material from this site for your personal reference where consent is clearly given, providing that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, but not for commercial use without a licence. You must not alter anything, or use any illustrations, video, audio or photographs separately from the text that goes with them. When you download material from our site we may request personal information from you, if this is the case please refer to our privacy policy to see how your data is used and the choices you have: PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT

Unless otherwise stated, the copyright © and similar rights in all material published by on any of the Channel Edge Media Ltd website(s), including is owned by Channel Edge Media Ltd.


Channel Edge Media Ltd will not be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in the information available on this site, or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof, or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing. It is therefore essential that before taking action in reliance on the information, that you verify all such sources with us or your professional advisors.

As far as legally possible, Channel Edge Media Ltd excludes legal responsibility for the following:

Any loss to you arising from use of the site.

Loss of income, profit, business, data, contracts, goodwill or savings.

Channel Edge Media also excludes, as far as legally possible, all terms and warranties or promises implied by law or by statutes.

We don't exclude legal responsibility for death or personal injury owing to our negligence, or legal responsibility for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for anything else where exclusion is not allowed by the law.

To verify facts, statistics or any further information please contact us by email: [email protected], by writing to us: FAO: Compliance Officer, Channel Edge Media Ltd, Willow House, 29 The Willows, Colchester, Essex. CO2 8PY, or alternatively by calling: 0124 567 3700.

Channel Edge Media Ltd provides all content on websites, including in good faith to our subscribers and/or website users where content is deemed correct at the time of publishing.

When you access any of Channel Edge Media Ltd’s websites, including, you agree to our terms and indemnify Channel Edge Media Ltd of any loss or damage incurred whilst using our website(s).


If you do anything which is a criminal offence under a law called the Computer Misuse Act 1990, your right to use the site will end straightaway. We will report you to the relevant authorities and give them your identity.

Examples of computer misuse include introducing viruses, worms, Trojans and other technologically harmful or damaging material.

You mustn't try to get access to our site or server or any connected database or make any 'attack' on the site. We won't be legally responsible to you for any damage from viruses or other harmful material that you pick up via our site.


You are permitted to print or download extracts from this material for your own personal use only.

None of the elements or material found on any of the Channel Edge Media Ltd’s website(s) are to be used for commercial or public use unless requested and approved to do so.

No material appearing on any of the Channel Edge Media Ltd’s website(s), including may disseminated in any form, either electronic or non-electronic, or included in any retrieval system or service without prior written permission from Channel Edge Media Ltd and the payment of a specified fee.

Links from our site to other sites are only for information. We don't accept responsibility for other sites or any loss you suffer from using them.

For any requests, email: [email protected], write to us: FAO: Compliance Officer, Channel Edge Media Ltd, Willow House, 29 The Willows, Colchester, Essex. CO2 8PY, or alternative call: 0124 567 3700.


We change these terms from time to time and you must check them for changes because they are binding on you.


We shall use our best efforts to negotiate in good faith and settle any dispute that may arise out of or relate to these terms or any breach of them.

If any such dispute cannot be settled amicably through ordinary negotiations between us, or either or both is or are unwilling to engage in this process, either of us may propose to the other in writing that structured negotiations be entered into with the assistance of a fully accredited mediator before resorting to litigation.

The English courts have the only right to hear claims related to our site, and all disputes are governed by English law.

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