BA urges MEPs to support controversial copyright law

Tim Godfray, executive chairman of the Booksellers Association, has written to all UK MEPs asking them to support publishers in their fight against copyright infringement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'It's time to pull together', BA urges trade to support high street bookselling

The Booksellers Association is calling on customers and the trade to rally behind retailers and support bookshops, as the coronavirus outbreak hits the high street.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 03:39:11 UTC ]
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Trade welcomes new EU copyright law as MEPs approve reform

The European Parliament has passed the EU's new law on copyright as trade bodies hail the first major revamp of copyright rules in 18 years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FEP urges MEP lobbying on copyright

The Federation of European Publishers is calling on trade figures across the continent to lobby Members of the European Parliament to combat the "fake mobilisation" of tech giants and "copyleft" activists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade dismayed after controversial EU copyright law rejected

Publishers and authors have expressed their disappointment and "worry" after a controversial EU copyright law was rejected by parliament. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA's Bottomley urges parliamentarians to support 'heroic' bookshops

Booksellers Association president Nic Bottomley yesterday urged parliamentarians to support its representations to government to give "heroic" bookshops the same business rate exemptions as pubs in recognition of their community value. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library Supporters Urge Action as Senate Recesses Without Relief Bill

With Congress now on break until September, ALA officials are urging library supporters to keep pressing lawmakers for a pandemic relief package that includes funding for libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Library Supporters Urge Action on Bill to Provide Relief Funding for Public Libraries

With the August recess looming and a second round of coronavirus relief in the works, $2 billion in funding for libraries hangs in the balance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA calls for trade support as bookshops gear up for 15th June reopening

The Booksellers Association has called for publishers to support the sector in getting back to business after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday (25th May) that stores could reopen from 15th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 03:20:25 UTC ]
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BA calls on government to support sector with retail space 'furloughing'

The Booksellers Association has written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak asking for a series of measures to support booksellers during the Covid-19 crisis, including allowing retail spaces to be "furloughed" and help to keep the supply chain open.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 12:49:34 UTC ]
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Publishing Organizations Urge Public to Support Bookstores

In a joint statement released to mark World Book Day, leaders of three organizations serving the publishing industry issued a cry to support the country’s booksellers as they struggle to survive the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA calls on government to commit to future EU copyright law

Ahead of Brexit and the imminent General Election, the Society of Authors has called for a commitment from the next government to follow future EU copyright law and the EU’s Digital Single Market Strategy, and to remain within Creative Europe or else increase domestic funding for the arts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 19:26:00 UTC ]
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BA urges trade to examine impact of publishing to curb climate change

Publishing has made strides in becoming more sustainable, but firms need to collaborate for a more radical overhaul, both the Booksellers Association and Extinction Rebellion have separately claimed this week.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 13:23:59 UTC ]
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Government should consult with publishers on EU copyright law waiver, says report

Publishers should be given a waiver on part of the EU’s recently passed Digital Single Market Directive regarding licensing deals for links to their content, a new report recommends. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 04:34:34 UTC ]
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BA urges indies to compete for Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2019

The Booksellers Association is rallying indie bookshops to put themselves forward for Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2019 following last year's win for The Main Street Trading Company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 11:19:31 UTC ]
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NZ considers changes to copyright law as part of promise to help end global 'book famine'

An estimated 90% of all written works worldwide are not available in accessible formats. New Zealand is implementing the Marrakesh Treaty to help change that. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-07-23 20:01:52 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson urged to support creative industries in open letter

Boris Johnson has been urged to support a second EU referendum rather than a no-deal Brexit in order to support the UK's creative industries and protect the sector's public investment, just hours after he was elected leader of the Conservative Party.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 11:05:44 UTC ]
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BA urges trade to reduce environmental impact in green manifesto

The Booksellers Association is calling on the trade to reduce its environmental impact and take the lead in sustainability and eco-friendly initiatives as it reveals its green manifesto. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 18:59:42 UTC ]
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SoA urges Johnson and Hunt to support authors

The Society of Authors is urging prime ministerial hopefuls Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to support authors and the wider creative industries.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 23:32:54 UTC ]
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'Level the playing field': BA urges Treasury Select Committee to reform business rates

Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls has urged the Treasury Select Committee to "level the playing field" and reform business rates.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 22:14:38 UTC ]
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