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Levelling the field for books

Philip Jones considers the impact that EU finance ministers' decision to reduce VAT rates on digital books will have on publishers. Read more

'Brexit will have a major impact on the book trade'

Former Europe minister and author Denis MacShane outlines some of the effects that Brexit may have on the book trade. Read more

After the shock

In June 1975, ahead of the previous European Union referendum on whether the United Kingdom should remain in the European Economic Community, publisher George Weidenfeld... Read more

What next, after the 'Leave' win?

Literary and talent agent Diane Banks contemplates the next steps for the publishing industry following the UK's vote to leave the European Union. Read more

Keep calm and expect change

Philip Jones reacts to the result of the EU referendum and considers its impact on the publishing industry. Read more

Inside and out

Philip Jones looks at the impact that a Brexit may have on the book trade. Read more

The EU strait-jacket

Britain’s economic future would be better secured outside of the narrow confines of present-day Europe, says Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan. Read more

Exhaustion of rights issue 'a matter of urgency regardless of Brexit', LBF hears

The UK needs to “lock down” the issue of exhaustion of rights with the EU to stop countries such as the US changing the status... Read more

Page calls on publishers to 'have courage' in face of Brexit

Brexit will have far-ranging effects on society as well as business, so it is up to publishers to continue with the “political act” of facilitating... Read more

EU rules on online marketplaces are 'step forward', says BA

The Booksellers Association says new EU rules to improve the fairness of online trading platforms like Amazon’s Marketplace are a “step in the right direction”.... Read more

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