'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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BA and retailers demand business rate reform

The Booksellers Association (BA) and more than 50 major retailers are calling on the government to take the first steps towards fundamental business rates reform in the upcoming budget.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-13 22:19:15 UTC ]
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BA and retailers demand business rate reform to save UK high street

The Booksellers Association has joined forces with more than 50 UK retailers to demand changes to the business rates system in a bid to save the high street.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 17:07:43 UTC ]
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BA tells Treasury 'scrap business rates altogether'

The Booksellers Association has called for the scrapping of business rates altogether for small businesses in a meeting in the House of Commons. Tim Godfray, c.e.o of The Booksellers Association, said in a speech to the all-party parliamentary small shops group that The BA and the British... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Level the Playing Field: 5 Questions to Ask Your Video Strategist

Every digital publisher worth their salt has some form of video on their websites. They may be using existing content, or they could be leaning into user generated content, but the transition from text to video that began a decade back has had a major effect on the entire publisher workforce,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-07-07 02:05:37 UTC ]
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BA 'concerned' by postponement of business rates revaluation

The Booksellers Association has said it is concerned by the government's decision to postpone its planned business rates revaluation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 01:50:55 UTC ]
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BA concerned as Scottish Parliament considers 'retrograde' change to business rates

The Scottish Parliament is considering plans to give local authorities more control over business rates, sparking "extreme concern" from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 03:18:34 UTC ]
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Level the Playing Field for Books In Translation

A Slovenian editor says withholding a manuscript for translation is bad business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A thriving industry needs a level playing field to survive

Jemma McDonagh gives an agent's perspective following the results of our class survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA says Amazon ‘gaming system’ as £63m business rates bill revealed

The Bookseller's Assocation has warned Amazon is "gaming the system" and branded the business rates regime "unfair" yet again after it emerged the online retail giant paid £63m in business rates despite recording £8bn in UK sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA to lobby for bookshop business rates discount

The Booksellers Association is to urge the government to grant bookshops a discount on their business rates, arguing that they are cultural entities which provide "huge benefits" to their communities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Treasury hits back at 'scaremongering' on business rates

The Treasury has hit back at so-called "scaremongering" reports, reassuring businesses that the vast majority will see no change to their business rate bills in April.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Levelling the playing field

Publishers are changing the entry-level criteria for prospective candidates simply to secure the best talent, argues Neil Morrison. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC white paper aims to level digital playing field

The European Commission has a grand plan to create a single market for digital content across all the member states of the EU, so it can be bought and sold without barriers such as the administrative burden of different VAT rates.  The creation of that market will help entrepreneurial start-up... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA welcomes 'radical' business rates review

The Booksellers Association has welcomed the launch of a “radical” review of the business rates system in the UK. The government revealed today (16th March) that the review had begun and would report back in time for the 2016 budget.  "The time has come for a radical review of this important... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leveling the Playing Field

Big publishers have a natural advantage over smaller competition. Increased purchasing power, data collection and cross-marketing opportunities are a few of the perks of having multiple magazines in different markets. The ability to experiment and make mistakes is a less tangible, but equally... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony's four pillar approach to game publishing on PlayStation 4 aims to level the playing field

Sony's already said that it's making game publishing on PlayStation 4 even easier than it is on the PlayStation 3, but Senior Account Manager of Development at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Agostino Simonetta today explained exactly what that means. Sony's apparently applying a "four... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA 'disappointed' by Osborne's silence on business rates

The Booksellers Association has expressed disappointment that today's Budget, presented by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA slams government for business rate inaction

The Booksellers Association has criticised the government for failing to tackle business rates... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Busy Busy Busy: Books Urge, Slow Down

Tethered to our smartphones, over-scheduled, spiritually and physically fatigued--all symptoms of a society gone crazy busy. Is running from work to school to church to practice to home and back again really the best way to live? A crop of new books says no. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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