Pearson boss sees pay boost despite firm's struggles

The publisher's boss sees his pay package rise 20% in 2016 despite a difficult year for the firm. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2017-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saudi Arabia pays UK firms millions to boost image

PR agency Freud’s, the Independent, Vice and Tony Blair Institute for Global Change among those with linksLondon has become a hub for global Saudi public relations and media influence campaigns, with British firms earning millions of pounds from efforts to improve the image of the kingdom and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna sees 55% online boost for 2021 edition

This year's digital Bologna Children's Book Fair saw a 55% increase in page views compared to the previous year's edition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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YA sees 43% boost post-lockdown as children's market swells

Young Adult books saw a huge 43% rise in post-lockdown sales by value as the children's sector as a whole swelled to 33% of the market once shops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 00:01:16 UTC ]
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Third of Pearson's shareholders vote against CEO's £7.2m pay package

Former Disney chairman Andy Bird is to take up job at education publishing group in OctoberPearson has suffered a significant shareholder revolt against controversial changes to its remuneration policy, which will grant its new chief executive a multimillion-dollar pay package.Almost a third of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-18 14:02:55 UTC ]
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Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States

Unit sales of romance ebooks 'increased 17 percentage points from January through May 2020' in the US market, NPD Books reports. The post Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-20 14:14:36 UTC ]
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Arts Council England boss suggests library funding boost

Arts Council England (ACE) could make funding public libraries one of its priorities over the next decade, the organisation’s c.e.o. has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book of Lists: Retirement plan payout boosted Mount Sinai CEO's pay above $12 million in 2017

In the Dec. 23 print edition of the Book of Lists, you’ll find hundreds of CEOs, presidents and other top executives listed alongside the organizations they run. Even more business leaders are... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-12-23 17:08:10 UTC ]
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Book of Lists: Accounting firms struggling to interpret new rules

In the Dec. 23 print edition of the Book of Lists, you’ll find hundreds of CEOs, presidents and other top executives listed alongside the organizations they run. Even more business leaders are... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-12-23 17:05:52 UTC ]
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Pearson pays tribute to employee killed in Sri Lanka bombings

Pearson c.e.o. John Fallon has paid tribute to employee Dieter Kowalski, who was killed in the Sri Lanka bombings on Easter Sunday.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic sees third-quarter revenue boost of 4%

Scholastic has reported a revenue rise of 4% year-on-year in its third quarter for the three months to 28th February, increasing from $344.7m (£261.3) to $360.1m (£273m) thanks to its children’s publishing division. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson reports 21% mean gender pay gap

Pearson has filed its gender pay gap report ahead of new government regulations, showing its overall median gender pay gap in 2017 was 15%, while the mean gap was 21%.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson's progress boosts FTSE 100

The education publisher continues to rise as investors take heart from its latest trading statement. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson shareholders overwhelmingly reject Fallon's £1.5m pay

Pearson shareholders have rejected chief executive John Fallon's £1.5m pay package at the company's a.g.m. today.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson: two-thirds of shareholders reject pay package

Two-thirds of investors in the loss-making education publisher vote against John Fallon's pay rise. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FTSE 100 boosted by Pearson and IAG

Shares in the education publisher jump after it announces plans for more cost cuts. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson shareholders reject chief executive's £1.5m pay package

Investors’ revolt against deal for John Fallon comes after educational publisher reports largest annual loss in its historyMore than six out of 10 Pearson shareholders have voted against the £1.5m pay package awarded to the embattled chief executive, John Fallon, after the educational publisher... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson chief Fallon awarded 20% pay rise depsite losses

Pearson c.e.o. John Fallon has been awarded a 20% total pay rise despite the fact the company made a £2.6bn loss in 2016.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fighting ire with hire: Tech firms say immigration boosts employment

U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to channel populist anger to stem immigration, but tech companies want him to know that hiring immigrants is necessary for the country's economy and boosts overall employment.Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet are said to be writing Trump a... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers See Early Holiday Sales Boost

A post-election sales bounce made for a solid Thanksgiving week at many independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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