Thu, 28/03/2013 - 07:30
Biographer Michael Holroyd has described the government's compromise over the future of the Public Lending Right body as "both a relief and an irritation". He also labelled its treatment of Registrar Jim Parker as "ungenerous".
Meanwhile Richard Mollet, chief executive of the Publishers Association, expressed...
Fri, 18/05/2012 - 08:30
Leading biographer Michael Holroyd has accused the Department for Culture, Media & Sport of using a "devious and misleading" argument to justify the abolition of the long-established Public Lending Right agency led by Jim Parker in Stockton-on-Tees.
The DCMS has launched a 12-week consultation on a proposal to transfer...
Sun, 17/01/2010 - 10:00
The media have issued a bleak prognosis for the future of Waterstone's, in the wake of yesterday's news that Gerry Johnson had left the company, on the same day it reported a drop of 9% in sales during the 10 weeks to 2nd January.
Boyd Tonkin in...