How To Start A Business From Scratch

Jamal Edwards | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jamal Edwards

If you had told me at the age of 15, when I was given a video camera for my birthday to film my friends rapping, that my passion for music would result in a successful business, then I wouldn't have believed you. Through hard work, great advice and a passion and vision that I stayed true to, SBTV has resulted in me meeting some of the biggest stars from different walks of life in the world and being made an MBE for my services to music.

The Future of a Generation

Jamal Edwards | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jamal Edwards

This week world leaders gathering in New York will make decisions that affect the future of billions. These are decisions that could end some of the most prominent issues of our time. Like ending extreme poverty. Fighting inequality and injustice. Fixing climate change. In all countries. For all people. We have a huge opportunity and we must take it.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Jamal Edwards | Posted 05.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jamal Edwards

At a time when a lot of the conversations reaching young people are that its hard to get a job and build a career, it should be businesses inspiring the next generation by teaching them the things they need to know and how to be entrepreneurial. Empowering young people to believe in their ideas and their potential should be at the core of businesses everywhere. Yeah I needed to take a leap when I decided to build SB.TV into a business; there was a lot of risk involved. But it was the best decision I ever made. Just think of the potential if some of the world's biggest businesses made a promise to encourage entrepreneurial skills in young people - more jobs, more innovation, more economic growth.

Should Nike Be Sponsoring Drug Cheat Justin Gatlin?

Andy Shepherd | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Sport
Andy Shepherd

It's not the place of a sports company to inflict a ban on an athlete. That's down to the governing body of the sport. If the IAAF have cleared Gatlin to compete then he should have the same opportunities as anyone else who is on that start line.


Alan Sim | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Alan Sim

If the BBC thinks that they can continue to broadcast "TV" shows to the online world they are way behind the curve. They need to be much more gangster with their new approach to making content both long form and short form and look at how the online word is doing it better, bolder and cheaper.

Have We Grown Too Impatient for Poetry and Spoken Word?

Jack McSweeney | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jack McSweeney

Why do I get the sense that spoken word remains a niche cultural avenue? I'm not here to pose the tired question, 'Is poetry dead?' but rather: Have we become unreceptive to the word?

London YouTube Series Set for Mainstream Television

Zaneta Denny | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Zaneta Denny

The show, scripted and produced by Samuel Benta, follows the life and times of the McKenzies, a nuclear family living London. Benta plays Samuell McKenzie, the eldest sibling, who wants to be a star.

Why My Generation Needs to Understand the Truth About Africa

Jamal Edwards | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jamal Edwards

Desperate to save their loved ones, families turned to traditional faith healers, running up huge debts paying for treatment that not only didn't work but was often painful and dangerous. HIV testing wasn't available, and for the few who did know they were infected, there was no support or treatment. People were dying and things seemed beyond hope. And so to people who say that that we shouldn't give aid to Africa because it's not helping, I'd say you're chatting rubbish. I've seen with my own eyes that you're wrong, aid does work. It's real and it's making a massive difference.

12 months of New Possibilities...

Georgia LA | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Georgia LA

I'm not going to be on an extensive alcohol free detox, avoiding sugar at all costs or forcing myself away from my electric blanket at the crack of dawn to worship the sun in a downward dog position.

There's a Revolution Happening, Right Now

Jamal Edwards | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Jamal Edwards

Politicians always assume that young people don't have a valid opinion. That they're not interested in decision-making, or politics, or the way the country is run. Well they are. And I am. And I see how much young people care every day of my life. There's a revolution happening at the moment - a movement of young people learning the power of free speech, and the importance of getting their voices heard on the issues that matter to them the most.

West London TV Revolution Threatens to Change Everything

Colin Morrison | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK
Colin Morrison

Television networks across the world can't decide whether the internet represents more of an opportunity than a threat. Most broadcasters recognise the upside potential of the web. That's why they are playing with it.

The 'Nu' Wave of Festivals...

Georgia LA | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Georgia LA

Festivals. It's what we do best. A chance for us Brits to display our eccentricity come rain or shine - and we really don't mind rain.

Meditation for the Nation...

Georgia LA | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Georgia LA

So I'm no hemp clad tofu eater who doesn't shave my armpits, and I don't have ambitions to levitate any time soon (well...). But meditation is seriously changing my life right now.

The Art of a Celebrity Interview: What I've Learnt, and Still Have to Learn About Having a Natter

Georgia LA | Posted 20.05.2012 | Home
Georgia LA

Over the past 17 months, I've learnt a lot about how to natter with celebs whilst sticking a microphone under their nose. I've learnt when it's okay to guerilla interview P Diddy by bombarding him in a corridor when he says he has to cancel due to man flu.

Teens Should be Celebrated Not Demonised After the Riots

Ben Cooper | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Politics
Ben Cooper

Now I'm a pretty happy person, but there are a few things that make me angry. One of these was the sweeping generalisation and negative portrayal of many young people following the recent riots in England. Everyone seemed to be asking why teenagers were revolting. On Monday a gang of teenagers descended on City Hall in London. Some wore hoodies, others were dressed smartly. But they all had one thing in common - they had all come together to talk about their hopes and fears for the future and did so with great passion and integrity.