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Shelley warns of 'tougher' 2021 in store for the trade

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley has warned 2021 could be a "tougher" year for the industry than 2020, in an interview with The Bookseller's editor Philip Jones at FutureBook 2020.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 14:38:48 UTC ]
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Hachette UK hails 'stellar' quarter but Lagardère sees revenue plunge 38.3%

Hachette UK has reported a “stellar” third quarter with year-on-year growth of 15.6% and record download revenue for e-books and audio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 11:50:37 UTC ]
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Hachette UK reveals programme of events for Black History Month, spearheaded by THRIVE

Hachette UK’s black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) employee network THRIVE is partnering with its authors to host a series of free panels in celebration of Black History Month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 03:00:06 UTC ]
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Hachette UK buys Laurence King Publishing

Hachette UK has bought arts and gifts specialist Laurence King Publishing for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 17:19:46 UTC ]
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Hachette UK makes Times list of top employers for women

Hachette UK has been selected as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020, while its Gender Balance Network has won Employee Network Group of the Year (Private Sector) at the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI) Awards 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 15:13:59 UTC ]
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Hachette partners with Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust on career toolkit

Hachette UK has created a new "Guide to Publishing toolkit" in partnership with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, to make careers in the industry more accessible to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 15:02:01 UTC ]
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Hachette tracks uplift in BAME staff numbers but pay gap widens

Hachette UK has published its second ethnicity pay gap report, showing the number of BAME employees at the company has increased but the mean average pay gap between them and their white colleagues has widened. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 04:28:27 UTC ]
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Hachette UK confirms locations for five new regional offices

Hachette UK has revealed plans to open new offices in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield and Bristol over the next 12 months, following a year-long consultation with staff who have volunteered to relocate.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 21:58:40 UTC ]
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Hachette joins Frankfurt Book Fair exodus

Hachette UK will not be exhibiting at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair, the firm has announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 03:50:57 UTC ]
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Weldon and Shelley join call for government action on creative industries

PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon and Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley are among more than 400 leading names from the creative industries warning half the UK's creative businesses could be lost due to the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 00:49:47 UTC ]
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Hachette UK offers NHS staff free e-books

Hachette UK has set up a new website to offer NHS workers across the country free e-books to thank them for their dedication during the pandemic.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 14:51:17 UTC ]
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Hachette UK and Bonnier Books UK furlough 10% of workers

Both Hachette UK and Bonnier Books UK have revealed they are furloughing roughly 10% of their overall workforces.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 07:24:49 UTC ]
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Coronavirus live updates: Hachette reports increased book orders from China

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley says the firm has seen an increase in book orders from China once again after "several months of very low orders" as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 16:34:39 UTC ]
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Hachette UK sales slip 1.4% in 2019

Hachette UK’s revenue fell 1.4% in 2019, parent company Lagardère has reported in its full-year results, after the publisher struggled to emulate the success of some major 2018 hits, including Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 17:07:59 UTC ]
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Cowell, O'Farrell and Mitchell take to stage at Hachette showcase

Simon Cowell, David Mitchell, Jess Phillips, Maggie O’Farrell and poet Hollie McNish were some of the guest authors spotlighted at Hachette UK’s annual showcase, taking editors on a whistlestop tour of its key publishing across divisions for the year ahead.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 00:51:49 UTC ]
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Hachette gender pay gap report: 'moving in the right direction'

Hachette UK has reported on its gender pay gap for 2019, revealing it has made some progress in closing the gender data gap in its core publishing divisions after increasing the number of higher paid women in its upper echelons. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 05:24:24 UTC ]
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MoneySuperMarket’s Maitra appointed HUK communications director

Doyel Maitra has been appointed Clare Harington’s replacement as Hachette UK’s new group communications director from March 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 16:56:32 UTC ]
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Hachette to open Manchester office

Hachette UK will open a new office in Manchester early next year, with Hachette Children’s Group leading the way. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 20:15:39 UTC ]
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'Solid' third quarter for Hachette UK as Lagardère reveals 4.1% revenue boost

Hachette UK has reported a "solid" third quarter, slightly down on last year due to slow sales in Education, as parent company Lagardère revealed a 4.1% revenue increase like-for-like. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 01:53:48 UTC ]
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From Frankfurt: Hachette’s Clare Harington Bows Out

After more than four decades in the book business, Hachette UK’s group communications director Clare Harington will retire with a wide network of friends in the industry. The post From Frankfurt: Hachette’s Clare Harington Bows Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-17 08:05:26 UTC ]
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