UK employers to pay 25% of furloughed wages

Employers will have to pay 25% of furloughed staff wages from August as the Treasury starts to reduce state provision, it has been reported. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 01:52:55 UTC ]
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Hachette UK and Bonnier Books UK furlough 10% of workers

Both Hachette UK and Bonnier Books UK have revealed they are furloughing roughly 10% of their overall workforces.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 07:24:49 UTC ]
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Hearst Promises Journalists at Its Newspapers No Furloughs, No Pay Cuts

Bucking the newspaper industry trend, Hearst Corporation has told its newsrooms there will be no layoffs, no furloughs and no Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-09 14:52:48 UTC ]
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HarperCollins UK puts staff on furlough

Publisher HarperCollins has confirmed that it is placing a number of staff on furlough, both in its distribution centre and across the broader company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 10:15:57 UTC ]
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PRH UK Starts Furloughs

Penguin Random House UK is the latest U.K. publisher to take cost out of the business in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH UK furloughs staff for 'long-term health' of company

Penguin Random House UK has revealed it is furloughing "some" of its staff across the business, extending to staffers in its London office. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 23:18:38 UTC ]
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Pan Mac announces pay reductions and distribution staff furloughed as sales drop over Covid-19

Higher paid staff at Pan Macmillan have been asked to volunteer for a pay reduction and employees at its distribution arm will be furloughed as the publisher unveiled measures to help “safeguard” its business during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 10:15:37 UTC ]
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Change UK pays for Facebook ad blitz amid dismal EU poll ratings

Party is comfortably biggest spender on online election ads, as other parties hold backChange UK has run a last-minute Facebook advertising campaign to try to shore up its support amid dismal poll ratings for the European elections, but most other parties have mostly avoided large spending on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-23 05:00:40 UTC ]
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Waterstones says it can't pay living wage, as 1,300 authors support staff appeal

Managing director says book chain ‘simply not profitable enough’, as Sally Rooney, Val McDermid and other authors write to protestMore than 1,300 writers including Kerry Hudson, David Nicholls, Sally Rooney, Michael Rosen and Val McDermid have backed a campaign for Waterstones booksellers to be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-26 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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Amazon boosts its minimum wage in UK and US

Amazon has increased its minimum wage to £10.50 in the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK, whilst also raising all US wages. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon UK reveals gender pay gap of 0.7% in women's favour

Amazon has published the gender pay gap for its UK operations, revealing a median gender pay gap of -0.7% in favour of women and a mean gender pay gap of 6.1% in favour of men. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon under fire for 'refusal' to pay Scottish real living wage

Amazon is under scrutiny for its apparent reluctance to sign up to the Scottish government’s "fair work" programme and pay employees the Scottish real living wage.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH UK to pay work experience interns in diversity drive

Penguin Random House UK (PRH UK) will now pay its work experience participants the National Living Wage in a bid to make the publishing industry more accessible and diverse.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Most UK authors' annual incomes still well below minimum wage, survey shows

Report finds average earnings for British authors are just £12,500, with legal protections among the worst in EuropeAs publishing prepares for the Christmas rush, with a blizzard of titles due for launch this week on “Super Thursday”, a European commission report has shown that life is less than... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News UK is doing 25 Facebook Live videos a week

News UK is ramping up its Facebook Live output from a couple a week to five a day. For the last six weeks, live videos have been largely done by its tabloid title, The Sun, where it blends stunt-style videos, like grown men plunging into ice baths, with highly visual footage, like filling up... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime Pays in the UK: Could It Have to do With the Setting?

Not to say that it's something in the water, it's often noticed by international observers that the two major publishing markets have different entertainment-genre priorities. The Americans love love. For the Brits, good literature is murder. The post Crime Pays in the UK: Could It Have to do... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Accent Press to become Living Wage employer

Accent Press founder Hazel Cushion has called on the industry to end “morally wrong” unpaid internships and improve diversity by signing up to pay the Living Wage to staff. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK woman reads Go Set a Watchman book in 25 minutes

A British speed reader has finished Harper Lee's much anticipated novel, Go Set A Watchman, in less than half an hour. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Petition calls on Foyles to pay the Living Wage

Foyles has defended the wages of its staff after an online petition called on the company to pay booksellers the Living Wage. The petition at Change.org was set up today (11th December) by Lindsay Woods, who is campaigning for the six-store company to pay all its workers “at least the London... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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