Waterstones staff to be awarded 4% bonus

Waterstones owners Elliott Advisors have approved a company-wide 4% bonus, following a "pretty good" financial year "driven above all by better book sales", according to m.d. James Daunt.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 02:35:31 UTC ]
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Landlord locks out Waterstones Camden branch staff

Staff at Waterstones’ Camden branch were locked out of the store last week in an “unprecedented” action by its landlord during lease negotiations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 15:18:24 UTC ]
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Ex-Waterstones bookseller shortlisted for 2019 National Short Story Award

Donald Trump and the #MeToo movement are some of the themes dominating the 20019 National Short Story Award shortlist, which features all-female writers for a sixth time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-06 17:33:37 UTC ]
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Waterstones staff 'safe' as major fire breaks out at Walthamstow shopping centre

More than 125 firefighters are tackling a blaze at an east London shopping centre, which includes the Walthamstow branch of Waterstones, as police declare a major incident.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-21 15:42:51 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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Waterstones Norwich dedicates Staff Recommendation bay to women writers in 2018

A Waterstones branch is dedicating its ‘Staff Recommends’ bay to female writers to celebrate the 'Year of Publishing Women'.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan and Waterstones take top prizes at the British Book Awards

Pan Macmillan and Waterstones are two of the biggest winners at this year's British Book Awards, aka The Nibbies, after being crowned Publisher of the Year and Book Retailer of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones' hub wins Supply Chain Excellence Award

Waterstones has won recognition for its “transformation of the hub” at the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thomas and Waterstones winners at Cross Sports Book Awards

Books illuminating the lives of gay sportsmen have been honoured at the Cross British Sports Book Awards, with Gareth Thomas' Proud and a biography of John Curry both picking up prizes. Proud, the memoir of Welsh rugby international Gareth Thomas [pictured], published by Ebury, was named... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Blackpool to reopen after staff death

Waterstones Blackpool will reopen after a member of staff was killed by a falling shop sign. A Waterstones spokesperson told the Blackpool Gazette: “Waterstones Blackpool will reopen again after repair works to the building that will be undertaken shortly. We will confirm the date of reopening... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian Publisher Gives His 700 Newspaper Staff a Pre-Christmas Bonus

Ray Tindle, the newspaper publisher who likes to reward his staff, is to pay a "chairman's bonus" to his company's 700 staff ahead of Christmas.  At the top level, full-time employees will get £400 each. The minimum pay ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connors and Waterstones win at British Sports Book Awards

Former tennis player Jimmy Connors, publicists Karen Geary and Rebecca Mundy, and retailer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RH US staff get $5,000 Fifty Shades bonus

  Random House US employees will all be receiving a $5,000 bonus this year due to the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstone's in pay row with 'legacy' staff

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 08:00 Waterstone's has refused 100 of its longest-serving staff a pay rise given to the rest of the company. The bookselling chain wrote to 100 staff on a "legacy contract" last Friday (26th August) informing them that they would... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's cuts 17 head office staff

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 17:51 Waterstone's has made 17 members of staff redundant from its head offices in Brentford and Solihull. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gray awarded inaugural Saltire Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Alasdair Gray has won the inaugural Saltire Society Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Scottish literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 08:58:03 UTC ]
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British Book Awards and The Bookseller working class survey shortlisted for PPA Awards

The British Book Awards and The Bookseller’s working class survey have been shortlisted for prizes at this year’s Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 16:52:21 UTC ]
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AAP Opens 2019 PROSE Awards to Entries; National Book Awards Host Is Nick Offerman

The Association of American Publishers' PROSE Awards for scholarly and professional books will be named in February. The National Book Awards winners ceremony is on November 14. The post AAP Opens 2019 PROSE Awards to Entries; National Book Awards Host Is Nick Offerman appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Award Rolls Out Award Longlists This Week

The National Book Awards is announcing expanded lists of ten finalists for four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young adult fiction. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carnegie Award Shortlist Includes Booker, Costa Award Winners

The shortlist for this year's Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals — among the UK's top prizes for children's literature — includes several previous award-winners, making for stiff competition. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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