Thu, 20/10/2011 - 15:50
Illustrated publisher New Holland has undergone its third round of redundancies in four years, with nearly half the company’s UK staff leaving the publisher, including its managing director.
Eleven employees (out of 24 in the UK) will leave the business on 28th October, with m.d. Steve Connolly to leave in December. Connolly...
Thu, 01/09/2011 - 08:45
Hay House rights director Monica Meehan will have a book of Austrian cookery published this autumn through New Holland, for whom she used to work.
Tante Hertha's Viennese Kitchen, co-written with Meehan's Austrian mother Maria von Baich, is based on a cookbook owned by family member Tante Hertha, a baroness who lived...
Mon, 13/12/2010 - 08:49
Sales among the majority of illustrated publishers have dropped in 2010, although the sector has cited tie-ins, the Olympics and co-editions as reasons for optimism in 2011.
The 10 declining companies among the top 16 illustrated publishers have seen sales shrink by nearly £5m between them in the year to 2nd October 2010, an...
Wed, 23/06/2010 - 13:01
New Holland has nearly doubled its year-on-year operating losses, from around £720,000 to nearly £1.4m for the year-ending 31st March, as turnover dropped roughly 10%.
The company is also anticipating revenues to stall "for the foreseeable future", with the directors outlining a "refocusing of the business...
Wed, 14/04/2010 - 13:58
New Holland has acquired UK rights to an authorised commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Peanuts comic strip.
Aruna Vasudevan at New Holland won the rights directly from the packagers. The book, which will be produced in co-operation with the Charles M. Schultz Museum, is scheduled for publication in September. It will...
Sun, 21/03/2010 - 08:13
A second round of redundancies has hit the book business with cuts this week at New Hollland and Transworld's Distribution Centre, and proposed job losses at John Wiley. But recruitment consultants spoken to by The Bookseller suggested that these were more "tweaks" rather than a "second wave of depression"....
Wed, 17/03/2010 - 14:03
Non-fiction publisher New Holland has made seven roles redundant in a move to reduce fixed costs and ensure the publisher "lives within [its] means". The cuts are across its UK trade sales, publicity, editorial and finance departments, which make up almost 20% of the full staff of 37.
The roles to be...
Wed, 10/03/2010 - 09:12
Non-fiction publisher New Holland is in consultation with seven employees over a second-round of redundancies in 18 months.
Managing director Steve Connolly said a decision had been taken with "considerable reluctance" because the company was unable to generate "sufficient revenue" to match its overheads. The seven...
Thu, 06/08/2009 - 08:11
Football fans could be taking in Las Ramblas alongside the Camp Nou thanks to a new travel guide from New Holland.
A Football Fan’s Guide to Europe, by Daniel Ford and Bill Edgar, offers football fans a selection of European tourist sights to visit alongside facts and trivia about the continent’s top teams.
Fri, 13/02/2009 - 15:02
New Holland has acquired rights for British yachtswoman Sam Davies' autobiography.
Davies has spent the past three months doing a single-handed round the world yacht race, the Vendée Globe, which she is set to finish in third place tomorrow (Saturday). Davies has kept online diary entries, photos and podcasts to keep the world...