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PA urges political parties to commit to axing 'unfair' reading tax

Trade bodies, including the Publishers Association (PA), have sent a letter to the political parties ahead of the release of their election manifestos calling for them to commit to removing "unfair and illogical" VAT on digital publications. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 05:24:16 UTC ]
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Political chaos in wake of withdrawal deal 'concerning' and 'unacceptable', say trade bodies

Industry bodies have expressed concern over mounting political instability following the publication of Theresa May's long-awaited draft Brexit deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade bodies welcome European Parliament’s vote for draft copyright directive

The Publishers Association, the Booksellers Association and the Society of Authors have all welcomed the European Parliament for voting in favour of the new copyright directive but expressed concerns that the UK will leave the EU before the directive becomes law. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Status report: How European countries are fighting fake news

The fake-news firehose is still flowing. A turbulent political climate in Europe with multiple elections running across countries means publishers, governments and trade bodies are collaborating to try and fight fake news. MPs in the U.K. have launched an investigation this week. In France,... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade bodies' ebook lobbying turns towards UK

Two leading trade bodies in the book industry are turning towards lobbying the UK competition authorities over Amazon as opposed to the European Commission following Brexit. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Support for statutory school libraries grows

Authors, librarians and trade bodies have spoken out in support of the campaign to make school... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Excitement and relief over Waterstone's future

Written By: Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 12:00 Publishers, writers, agents and trade bodies have responded with relief to today’s news of the acquisition of Waterstone’s by Alexander Mamut’s A&NN Group, welcoming the surprise arrival of James... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade bodies welcome libel law reform

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:10 Trade bodies and associations have joined the PA's Richard Mollet in welcoming the draft Defamation Bill, with the Society of Authors general secretary Mark Le Fanu calling it a "major step forward". read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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