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Third quarter revenue drop for Haynes

A small frontlist and weak sales for its automotive manuals led to a revenue shortfall of 27% for Haynes’ UK business in the three months to...

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Sue Townsend: A tribute

The bestselling author of the Adrian Mole books died on 10th April. Louise Moore, managing director of Michael Joseph, writes: I first had contact...

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European Commission seeks education 'complementarity'

The European Commission (EC) is calling for the “complementary” use of Open Educational Resources as part of a transformation of Europe...

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TV deal for A K Benedict

Company Pictures, the production company behind adaptations of The White Queen and Wolf Hall, has acquired a TV option for A K Benedict’s The...

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FIlm deal for Kuzneski's The Hunters

Film rights to Chris Kuzneski’s The Hunters (Headline) have been optioned by a new UK-based production venture. Piers Tempest and Jo...

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Publishing needs to re-focus on gender

UK publishing has been slow in making progress towards gender equality in the top roles, industry figures say, with some suggesting that the...

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