Lovereading site saved after business duo acquire assets

Lovereading site saved after business duo acquire assets

Book recommendation site Lovereading has been saved after Huddersfield-based magazine publisher Gavin Pearson and website specialist Robert Prime jointly acquired the assets of the original company from administrator IRL. 

Lovereading, launched 12 years ago by Peter Crawshaw, Louise Weir and Hugh Salmon, sought a new buyer in May this year and went into administration at the end of June after IRL was unable to find a buyer for the whole business. All eight staff members were made redundant. 

However the assets have now been sold for an undisclosed sum to Pearson and Prime, who have also t...

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