Trade warns May's Brexit defeat leaves industry 'limbo'

Trade leaders have warned Theresa May needs to “urgently” come up with a Plan B after MPs rejected the government’s Brexit deal in an historic defeat last night. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 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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Creative industries facing 'catastrophic' loss of talent after Brexit, report warns

Britain’s creative industries are facing a "potentially catastrophic" loss of talent and skills following Brexit, the Creative Industries Federation has warned, arguing that the end of freedom of movement poses a "huge risk" to the sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association welcomes post-Brexit trade agreement

The announcement today (24th December) that a deal for post-Brexit trade has been struck between the UK and the European Union has been welcomed by the PA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-24 16:58:27 UTC ]
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Shelley warns of 'tougher' 2021 in store for the trade

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley has warned 2021 could be a "tougher" year for the industry than 2020, in an interview with The Bookseller's editor Philip Jones at FutureBook 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 14:38:48 UTC ]
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McQuaid leaves PRH for indie Rough Trade Books

Kate McQuaid, currently publicity director at William Heinemann, Windmill and #Merky Books (Penguin Random House UK), is joining independent Rough Trade Books as its first publicist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 23:47:34 UTC ]
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PA and Pearson join Creative Industries Trade Advisory Group

The Publishers Association and Pearson are to sit in on the Creative Industries Advisory Group, to assist in steering "ongoing and upcoming trade negotiations" in the UK.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 06:08:05 UTC ]
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Trade bodies to 'engage' with Covid-19 culture panel but note industry's absence

The Publishers Association has said it "looks forward to engaging" with a new expert advisory panel set up to investigate the pandemic's impact on arts and culture, although it has failed to include a representative from the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 09:04:29 UTC ]
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Labour wins book trade’s backing as poll shows opinions hugely swayed by Brexit

The book trade has made its thoughts known in regards to which way it will likely be voting on 12th December in the coming general election, the fourth national vote in five years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 20:08:52 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell warns industry will become 'dead in the water' without school libraries

Author Cressida Cowell has argued that the industry will become "dead in the water" without more support for children's reading, as she reiterated her campaign to make school libraries a statutory requirement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 04:02:45 UTC ]
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How Brexit Could Destroy the U.K. Publishing Industry

In his poignant and strikingly insightful novel of 1956, The Lonely Londoners, Samuel Selvon shapes his narrative through the eyes of Caribbean migrants (now commonly referred to as the Windrush generation) upon their arrival to London post-World War II. His Trinidadian characters, having been... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-09-12 11:00:55 UTC ]
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NAPCO Media Acquired by Printing Industry Trade Association

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), a printing industry trade group, announced this week that it has acquired NAPCO Media—the Philadelphia-based B2B publisher of Book Business, Printing Impressions and Publishing Executive, among a handful of other titles—for an undisclosed... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-08 18:53:40 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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Scottish Book Trade conference calls for cultural change as Brexit looms

The cloud of Brexit hung over the Scottish Book Trade conference, although the mood of the day was one of optimism and resilience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror owner warns over Brexit as it makes £200m writedown

Reach, which also owns Daily Express and Daily Star, reports £120m pre-tax loss for 2018Reach, the publisher of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express, has warned about the impact of Brexit on advertising, as it made a £200m writedown on its newspaper business that pushed it into the red for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Segment Was Industry Bright Spot in 2018

Gains in the trade and religion segments were offset by declines in the other publishing categories, leading to a small (0.4%) decline in industry sales in 2018, according to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative Industries Federation calls for second Brexit referendum

The Creative Industries Federation is calling for political parties to support a second referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union, rather than crashing out without a deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Trade Associations Call for Professional Behavior in a Diverse Industry

Vowing to 'bear witness and support appropriate action,' the four key trade associations in the UK publishing industry commit to combating misconduct. The post UK Trade Associations Call for Professional Behavior in a Diverse Industry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Jon Fine Leaving Open Road; Baker & Taylor’s Devasar Leads Publishers

After a year with Open Road, attorney and former Amazon executive Jon Fine is heading to American Media. And in India, Baker & Taylor's Nitasha Devasar helms the publishers association's executive committee. The post Industry Notes: Jon Fine Leaving Open Road; Baker & Taylor’s Devasar... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Budget leaves schools struggling to buy books, warn librarians

School librarians have reacted with dismay to the Budget news that schools are to receive a one-off payment of £400m, telling The Bookseller that schools will continue to struggle to buy books for their pupils. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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