Wed, 18/01/2012 - 15:30
Cambridge University Press chief executive Stephen Bourne is to step down from his post in April.
Bourne, who joined CUP in 1997, has been chief executive since 2002. CUP said that under his leadership, CUP had "embraced new technologies; grown substantially a publishing business that was already world-renowned for its high...
Tue, 06/09/2011 - 07:35
Cambridge University Press chief executive Stephen Bourne has become the first foreign publisher to be given the Beijing International Book Fair Special Book Award of China.
The award recognises the contribution of publishers to Chinese culture and the promotion of Chinese civilisation.
CUP's tradition of publishing in...
Mon, 01/11/2010 - 09:13
Cambridge University Press is anticipating that sales from digital products could account for two-thirds of sales by 2020, after its operating surplus increased by 50% to £5.1m.
In its annual report for the year to 30th April 2010, publishing sales were up 11.5% to £201.1m with total sales up 3.3% to £213.3m. Sales in...
Tue, 26/10/2010 - 15:32
Book and journal sales have increased 11.5% at Cambridge University Press, leading the publisher to report an increased operating surplus of £5.1m. For the year ending 30th April 2010, books and journal sales were worth £201.1m and overall revenue was up 3.3% to £213.3m.
The press singled out Cambridge Learning,...
Mon, 14/09/2009 - 07:33
Directors at Cambridge University Press spent nearly £330,000 on travel and entertaining in the year CUP laid off 50 staff. CUP chief executive Stephen Bourne and six other directors are reported by the Cambridge News to have spent £294,439 on travel and £33,911 on entertaining according to figures released under the Freedom...
Sun, 15/02/2009 - 14:22
Cambridge University Press has said that staff will receive "enhanced redundancy packages" after the recent announcement that a possible 133 jobs are under threat from a reorganisation of its printing wing. Staff will be given one to one support and advice in finding new jobs and it also hopes that a number of staff will be redeployed...
Mon, 09/02/2009 - 08:02
Workers facing redundancy from Cambridge University Press (CUP) have called for help from the city's MP David Howarth - and a rally will be held at the Guildhall next Saturday to address their plight, reports the Cambridge News.
A group of employees, all members of the union Unite, met Howarth over the weekend to discuss...
Mon, 13/10/2008 - 14:02
Cambridge University Press has recorded organic sales growth of 9% in its last financial year, to 30th April 2008, which its c.e.o. Stephen Bourne said would offer "a measure of security during these uncertain times".
The growth, which swells to 11.8% when the acquisition of Japanese wholesaler United Publishers' Services...