The Financial Times (FT) is an English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news and has an average daily readership of 2.2 million people worldwide. The online FT.com version has 4.5 million registered users and over 285,000 digital subscribers, as well as 600,000 paying users and FTChinese.com has more than 1.7 million registered users.
The Financial Times holds industry round table meetings, attended by experts and industry insiders, on a range of topics. Such roundtables are attended by up to 15 people. They require accurate reporting of discussions, which can then be used to produce articles for the FT’s monthly industry magazines.
- Expert focus could remain on the meeting rather than the required notes.
- A high quality tidied-up transcript was produced in a short amount of time, enabling FT writers to use this as the basis for their published article.