Disappointment as extended Covid-19 restrictions hit events and office return

Disappointment as extended Covid-19 restrictions hit events and office return

Members of the trade say they are disappointed and will have to adapt their live events and office return plans after Prime Minister Boris Johnson delayed the easing of England's final lockdown restrictions to 19th July.

Next month's Women's Prize ceremony has been postponed until September while Hachette UK has announced modified plans for office working following this week's announcement.

The government had planned to lift all restrictions on the 21st June, but will now enforce them until 19th July, allowing for a two-week review. Indie booksellers are now having to rethink events they ...

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