'Prepare for Brexit despite uncertainties', urges PA

The Publishers Association has advised businesses take “practical steps” to prepare for Brexit as best they can despite the “frustrating and challenging” political uncertainty, while the Society of Authors has warned it has “significant concerns” should a no-deal Brexit come to pass ahead of a major vote in the House of Commons tomorrow.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brexit uncertainty has hit industry investment, PA president warns

The prolonged uncertainty over the shape and timeline of Brexit has led to delayed investment decisions from publishers which will affect industry growth further down the line, Publishers Association president Peter Phillips has said.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-07 12:51:47 UTC ]
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'Brexit means Brexit', government has told PA

The government has told the Publishers Association that “Brexit means Brexit” and publishers should use this opportunity to “really make the case for the publishing agenda” going forward. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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PA to hold no-deal Brexit advice forum for publishers

The Publishers Association has convened a free industry-wide event to help the trade deal with the legal and logistical challenges of a no-deal Brexit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 18:05:04 UTC ]
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PA calls for Article 50 extension as Brexit deal defeated again

The Publishers Association has called for a longer extension to Article 50 after Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agreement was voted down for the third time by MPs. Politicians voted by 344 votes to 286 against the government’s deal, meaning Britain is now scheduled to leave on 12th April. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA unveils 10-step Brexit blueprint

The UK Publishers Association has urged the government not to "trade away" the key principles that underpin the book trade as the country gears up to leave the EU. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lotinga urges government to support success as PA stats reveal record 2016

The industry’s earnings hit a new high in 2016, according to the PA Publishing Yearbook 2016.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Book Fair 2017: For Publishers, Business Is Booming, but Brexit Means Uncertainty

For a second year in a row, publishers arrived at the London Book Fair with the wind at their backs. Will Brexit change that? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Brexit negotiations: government urged to keep publishing trade barriers 'to absolute minimum'

A paper published today by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Publishing (APPG) is calling on government to keep barriers on trade "at an absolute minimum" for books during negotiations to leave the European Union - whatever trade-off is offered to impose them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebuck urges May to give post-Brexit reassurance to creative industries

Baroness Gail Rebuck has called for the needs of the creative industries to be "truly recognised” by government following prime minister Theresa May's speech. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pearson in 'strong position' to weather Brexit uncertainties

Pearson’s chief executive John Fallon has said the company “fully respects” the outcome of the EU referendum despite its own view the UK would have been "better off" inside the EU. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brexit uncertainty ‘adversely affecting’ footfall

Economic uncertainty ahead of the European Union membership referendum is impacting on high street footfall, Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Brexit Means Brexit’? UK Publishing Isn’t Fully Convinced

'We will have to strengthen our voice,' says a panelist from the UK's Publishers Association on the implications of Brexit for the book industry there. The post ‘Brexit Means Brexit’? UK Publishing Isn’t Fully Convinced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Get the Jump on Frankfurt: A Concise Preparation for Academic Publishing

Know before you go: The Frankfurt Conference tracks on Monday and Tuesday will orient you quickly and efficiently to Buchmesse 2021. The post Get the Jump on Frankfurt: A Concise Preparation for Academic Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Don't always take the safe bet, Denwood urges publishers

Publishers should 'resharpen' their skills and not become risk-averse to working with unknown talent, says m.d. of Simon & Schuster Children's Books Rachel Denwood. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PA launches guidance on author data collection

The Publishers Association has released guidance for publishers seeking to collect data about the protected characteristics of authors, illustrators and translators after a report found many companies were reluctant to engage in diversity auditing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Keep making the world a better place' Osman urges booksellers

Richard Osman has praised the "passion and intelligence" of booksellers up and down the UK, applauding their hard work and adaptability during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Campaign urges action with days left before copyright consultation ends

Organisers of the Save Our Books campaign against changes to the UK’s copyright laws have called on supporters to make their voice heard before the government’s consultation ends on 31st August.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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From London Book Fair: European Booksellers on Brexit

The pandemic's effects on bookselling have been mingled with those of Brexit, as booksellers from Sweden and Ireland explain. The post From London Book Fair: European Booksellers on Brexit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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