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PRH expresses confidence in industry's prospects on entering third lockdown

In an open letter published on the company's website, PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has expressed confidence in the industry's prospects on entering a third lockdown, and revealed Penguin Random House UK is donating a further 15,000 more books to communities most affected by the coronavirus... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 10:23:48 UTC ]
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Weldon 'optimistic' amid pandemic as consumer demand soars

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has praised the resilience of the book trade in an interview at FutureBook 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 21:20:38 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India

Musing on books' resilience in the pandemic, Tom Weldon talks with Philip Jones; and Penguin Random House India partners with Pippa Rann. The post Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 18:15:54 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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Weldon vows to help bookshops and changes PRH volunteering policy

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon says the company is actively seeking ways of helping struggling booksellers during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 21:42:26 UTC ]
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Weldon seeks to reassure PRH staff on redundancy terms

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has confirmed to staff that the company’s redundancy terms across its London sites are four weeks’ pay per year of service. The confirmation was given in a note to employees, alongside a Q&A intended to address concerns expressed by staffers over... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH: Weldon and unions battle it out

As the fall-out from Penguin Random House’s derecognition of its unions continues, PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has written to the company’s staff claiming “factual inaccuracies” in the NUJ and Unite’s version of events. He also urged staffers to be aware of all the implications of the unions’ plan... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing risks 'becoming irrelevant', warns Penguin Random House boss

Industry’s lack of diversity ‘is a real issue, and we have been slow’, says Tom Welson, launching a new scheme to attract under-represented communitiesThe chief executive of the UK’s largest publisher has warned that the books industry will “become irrelevant” if it continues to fail to reflect... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Final Pratchett title to be released in September

Penguin Random House will publish The Shepherd’s Crown, the final Discworld novel by Sir Terry Pratchett, in September. Tom Weldon, c.e.o. of Penguin Random House, said: “It is a huge privilege to be publishing The Shepherd’s Crown. Terry's writing is loved and respected the world over and this... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH appoints corporate responsibility manager

Penguin Random House UK has appointed its first corporate responsibility manager. Siena Parker will take on the newly created role, developing a corporate responsibility strategy in areas including literacy, charity and the environment. Parker, who will report direct to c.e.o. Tom Weldon,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade figures pack Debrett's top 500

Literary agent Jonny Geller, authors Malorie Blackman, Hilary Mantel and Kate Mosse, and trade figures Nicola Solomon, Richard Mollet, Gail Rebuck, Charlie Redmayne and Tom Weldon are among the figures on the 2015 Debrett’s 500. The annual list brings together the 500 most influential and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Townsend's work will be 'championed' for years

Penguin Random House will “nurture, protect and champion” Sue Townsend’s work for years to come, c.e.o. Tom Weldon has said. Speaking at an event to celebrate the late writer’s life and work at The British Library, Weldon made the promise to Townsend’s family, who were in attendance. He also... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Weldon: 'Book readers don't want subscription'

Penguin Random House's c.e.o. Tom Weldon has said the company will not be exploring subscription, as he is not convinced it is what readers want. Weldon, in conversation with The Bookseller's editor Philip Jones at today's FutureBook conference, said PRH UK is betting on three things for the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2014 Predictions - Industry leaders share their views

Tom Weldon, c.e.o. Penguin Random House UK Lessons from 2013 include: the shift to online sales... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin UK to push '360 degree approach' in 2013

Penguin UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has said the publisher will be making connections with creative... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Ventures "to generate 15% of profit"

  Penguin UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has said he expects at least 15% of Penguin's profit... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin targets growth in children's

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 11:35 Penguin is "significantly" increasing its investment in its children's division, with a focus on pre-school, big brands and the global market, as well as on digital innovation, according to UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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