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Amazon boosts its minimum wage in UK and US

Amazon has increased its minimum wage to £10.50 in the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK, whilst also raising all US wages. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Earnings Sliding Fast in U.K.

Median annual income of professional writers is now under £10,500—down by 15% since 2013—according to ALCS research, with hourly rates well below minimum wage. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retailers weather wage increases

The majority of booksellers’ profitability has not been hit by the increase in the minimum wage which was implemented in April 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Most UK authors' annual incomes still well below minimum wage, survey shows

Report finds average earnings for British authors are just £12,500, with legal protections among the worst in EuropeAs publishing prepares for the Christmas rush, with a blizzard of titles due for launch this week on “Super Thursday”, a European commission report has shown that life is less than... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: At ABA Town Hall, Concerns About Minimum Wage, Removing Cover Prices

At the ABA town hall, booksellers raised a range of issues, from paying a living wage to whether cover prices should be removed from books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winter Institute 11: Town Hall Looks at Bookselling’s Big Questions

Minimum wage, selling used books, a better search engine, financing for new booksellers, and an ongoing conversation on race and class were among booksellers' concerns. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies wary of the introduction of increased Minimum Wage

The proposed rise in the Minimum Wage announced by chancellor George Osborne in his recent budget will “hit indies hardest”, booksellers have said. Osborne said the Minimum Wage for people aged 25 and over would rise to £7.20 per hour in April 2016 (it is currently £6.50 per hour for those aged... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Minimum Wage, Diversity Top Concerns at Wi10

The high energy that has marked Winter Institute carried over into sessions where booksellers spoke about the challenges ahead, from dealing with minimum wage increase laws to creating a more equal partnership with publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printing in Hong Kong 2012: The Tough Get Going

This February saw 21 provinces in China hiking their minimum wage, many by double digits. Inland provinces like Henan, Anhui, Sichuan, and Guangxi saw the largest hikes, ranging from 22% to 35%. Manufacturing hub Shenzhen, which had the biggest one-time wage hike of the past 19 years in March... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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