The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its New Diversity Report

The fourth annual diversity survey of British publishing shows progress in women's leadership, slower movement in BAME employment. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its New Diversity Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2018 Yearbook Report

With some softness in educational sectors, the UK industry reports its crucial export sector is holding steady ahead of the potential upheaval of Brexit. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2018 Yearbook Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-26 08:14:13 UTC ]
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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’

Amid the challenges of the pandemic year 2020, the United Kingdom's overall publishing market rose 2 percent. The post The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK Publishers’ 2018 Diversity Report: ‘More Needs To Be Done’

The Publishers Association's second annual diversity survey found that racial and ethnic criteria were where progress is slowest in the UK industry. The post UK Publishers’ 2018 Diversity Report: ‘More Needs To Be Done’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Flexing Export Muscle Ahead of Brexit: The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2017 ‘Yearbook’

The Publishers Association released 2017 statistics on the UK book market, emphasizing strong export sales and the book industry's economic contribution ahead of Brexit. The post Flexing Export Muscle Ahead of Brexit: The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2017 ‘Yearbook’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Reactions to the Publishers Association’s UK 2016 Report: Clearly Unclear on Digital

The culprit-of-choice for the new report's 'downturn' in e-reading is 'screen fatigue.' And the usual confusion follows a data-challenged overview. The post Reactions to the Publishers Association’s UK 2016 Report: Clearly Unclear on Digital appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK’s Publishers Association Reports on Journals in China

China 'is funding 20 new English-language journals a year,' according to the UK's Publishing Association report out this week. At the same time, concern is expressed about 'ideological control.' The post UK’s Publishers Association Reports on Journals in China appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair: Minister of London Visits UK Publishers Association

A seven-year member of parliament, the minister of London Paul Scully, tours LBF, the guest of the Publishers Association. The post London Book Fair: Minister of London Visits UK Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Heading to London Book Fair: Diversity in UK Publishing

As the UK publishing industry prepares for its annual encounter with many colleagues from other markets, a look at UK book business diversity. The post Heading to London Book Fair: Diversity in UK Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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As a black literary agent, I despair at UK publishing's lack of diversity | Natalie Jerome

For decades, I sat in meetings with all-white teams. The industry needs an independent body to advise on equalityI’m a literary agent and at the height of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests I was sent a list, with accompanying photographs, of the top editors working across the major... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The UK’s Publishers Association Charts a ‘Steep Rise’ in Audiobook Sales

The United Kingdom's audiobook sales show an eye-catching 71-percent jump, January to June this year over the same period in 2019. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Charts a ‘Steep Rise’ in Audiobook Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Carthew plans UK tour to address publishing diversity and inclusion

Natasha Carthew, the artistic director of The Festival for Working Class Writers, is planning a UK tour in 2022 to address diversity and inclusion issues in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question

As much as £2.2 billion (US$3.1 billion) in revenue, the Publishers Association says, is imperiled in the UK's copyright consultation. The post UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People

At the Frankfurt Book Fair conference, writer Bernardine Evaristo delivered a forceful keynote on the systemic bias against people of color in the UK publishing industry The post Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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HBG Releases Diversity and Inclusion Progress Report

A new diversity and inclusion progress report from Hachette Book Group details internal and external commitments, including goals to increase the number of people of color employed by the company as well as make “measurable improvements” to company culture and community service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH Releases Workforce Report on Diversity

An internal report on workforce demographics at Penguin Random House shows that 78% of PRH non-warehouse employees are white. In addressing the report, PRH U.S. CEO Madeline McIntosh said the company is determined to make its workforce "reflect the demographics of American society.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests

'Concerned about future solvency as a consequence of supply chain interruption,' British publishers appeal to the UK government for swift financial aid. The post UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Collaboration 'critical' to addressing lack of diversity in UK children's publishing, says ACE

People from BME backgrounds working within the children’s literature sector have been frustrated by racism and microaggressions, unconscious bias, and inequality of access, according to a new report by Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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