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Business details

Business type
UK business registered in Companies House
Number of employees
51-200 employees
Core industry


UK registered company – number SC147414

Registered office address:

9 Queens Road, Aberdeen, AB15 4YL


Company description

The Fifth Business is a full-service international engagement agency offering change management, internal communications, learning and design solutions. The Fifth Business has developed solutions for global clients across the public and private sectors.

With offices in London, Scotland, The Netherlands and America, our core offering is as follows:

Communications and change strategy and implementation – Our consultants understand our customers’ objectives and how to utilise new and existing channels to create effective and engaging communications. We are also skilled in:
• Stakeholder and audience analysis
• Leadership communications coaching • Change and transformation management
• Measurement and ROI evaluation

SharePoint Development – We support the full SharePoint lifecycle from business analysis, stakeholder engagement and training, to data structure, metadata taxonomy development, content migration and customised design, in order to improve information management and collaboration.

Productivity Coaching and Training Delivery – Through focused, personal meetings with individuals or teams we help develop IT competence allowing them to focus on productive, value adding activities.

Bespoke E-learning – We develop multimedia ranging from small-scale presentations to multinational bespoke e-learning courses. Our specialists and designers work to create exciting designs, simulations and games to engage learners.

Web Development and Video Production – Using a variety of techniques we deliver technically sound, stable and engaging websites, databases and collaborative tools. We also have a successful track record of producing corporate video, using the latest video production technology.

Design – The Fifth Business’ in-house design team can develop solutions using graphic design, motion design, animation, interactive publications, infographics, 3D compositing, user experience and SharePoint design, learning solutions and campaign collateral.

Products and services

Translation services
Business support
Business relocation
Management consulting
Workforce development


Aerospace, Automotive, Communications, Creative and media, Financial and professional services, Food and drink, Healthcare and medical, Leisure and tourism, Marine, Oil and gas, Retail and luxury
London, South East, Scotland
Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
Dutch; Flemish, English


Award-winning E-Learning for Rolls Royce

When Rolls-Royce re-launched GHOST, the car aimed at the highest end of the luxury market, The Fifth Business developed an e-learning tool so the sales team to see and drive the car before it was made

Shell World UK

The Fifth Business supported Shell to amalgamate a large number of internal publications into one, more focused publication, aimed at all staff.

Award-winning Intelligent Safety Change Management

The Fifth Business produced an award-winning communications strategy to drive behavioural and cultural change in a large-scale employee safety initiative for TAQA after it acquired an UK company.

#Countmein Animation for Charity

The Fifth Business produced an animation for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to create an understanding of the ‘numbers’ involved in a typical diagnosis and type 1 diabetes management plan

Technical Solution - Risk Management System

Our client required a critical business tool, communicating all potential risks faced by the organisation to senior leadership, providing an electronic upgrade from its system of multiple spreadsheets

Harmonisation HR Communications

The Fifth Business supported the merger of two global companies to deliver a harmonised benefits, pay and conditions programme for a workplace of approximately 12,000 people.