Weldon and Shelley join call for government action on creative industries

PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon and Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley are among more than 400 leading names from the creative industries warning half the UK's creative businesses could be lost due to the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 00:49:47 UTC ]
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Creative Industries Federation calls on government to help creative businesses survive

The UK's self-employed creative workforce will be "hit hard", according to the Creative Industries Federation, raising concerns the Chancellor's measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak "fall short of guaranteeing these workers’ income".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 05:26:17 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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Library Campaign calls for government action over post-lockdown 'danger' to service

The Library Campaign has called for the government to do more to secure the facilities' future after the Covid-19 crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 21:52:04 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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Creative industries tell government 'don't dismiss us'

The Creative Industries Federation has unveiled a "blueprint" for UK economic growth.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Government opens inquiry into Brexit's impact on creative industries

Creative industries insiders are being invited to contribute to a government inquiry into the implications of Brexit on the creative industries and the digital single market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Creative England to merge with Creative Industries Federation

The Creative Industries Federation is uniting with Creative England to become one organisation, officially launching in spring 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘On the Suffering of the World’ sounds depressing, but perhaps it is a call to action, too

A collection of works by the 19th-century philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer takes on new meaning today. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Join the government’s Kickstart Scheme to support young people into employment

Atwood Tate's Lynne Willoughby explains how the company is supporting the government's Kickstart Scheme, and why publishers should too.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India

Musing on books' resilience in the pandemic, Tom Weldon talks with Philip Jones; and Penguin Random House India partners with Pippa Rann. The post Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 18:15:54 UTC ]
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FutureBook: Abbey calls for industry to expand what it considers 'normal'

The industry needs to expand what it considers "normal", breaking a current way of thinking which considers black authors niche and prevents books representing society, Black Writers' Guild co-founder Nels Abbey has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 16:45:55 UTC ]
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Hungarian Government Calls Children's Book 'Homosexual Propaganda'

Lawmakers are calling for "Wonderland Is For Everyone," published by a lesbian group, to be banned. Continue reading at HuffPost

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IPA Calls on Brazil’s Government To Drop Proposed VAT on Books

The International Publishers Association calls on Brasilia to abandon plans for new book taxes, as the econmy sharply contracts. The post IPA Calls on Brazil’s Government To Drop Proposed VAT on Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-02 13:53:42 UTC ]
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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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Publishers Promise More Action to Diversify Industry

In response to Monday's Day of Solidarity, which saw more than 1,100 publishing workers demanding that the industry take action to diversity its workforce and to publish more black authors, three of the Big Five publishers issued statements pledging to do just that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Booksellers Call for Government Help

With sales at some bookstores down by as much as 80% since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the U.K. Booksellers Association has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer outlining steps the government can take to support the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA calls on government to support sector with retail space 'furloughing'

The Booksellers Association has written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak asking for a series of measures to support booksellers during the Covid-19 crisis, including allowing retail spaces to be "furloughed" and help to keep the supply chain open.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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IPA calls on global government stimulus to help book trade

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has called on world governments to help the global book trade using economic stimulus packages during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 11:28:36 UTC ]
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