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Corporate chorus

Last week I made a comment about the many hands working—often behind the scenes—to make the book business happen. Unleashing this talent, these many voices,... Read more

Green Party naive on copyright

To describe someone as green can be either to say they are ecologically aware or desperately naive. The Green Party's copyright policy displays... Read more

Publishing contributes more than £10bn to UK economy, DCMS figures show

New government figures, released yesterday by the DCMS, report that publishing contributed in excess of £10 billion to the UK economy in 2018.... Read more

PA welcomes 'positive' ruling supporting removal of VAT on Times digital editions

The Publishers Association has welcomed a judge's decision ruling that digital versions of the Times and Sunday Times should be subject to a zero-rate of VAT, saying it supports... Read more

Publishers Association pushes Johnson to scrap reading tax

The Publishers Association (PA) has upped its Axe the Reading Tax Campaign, as a new survey has found that 71% of adults think that VAT should... Read more

Publishers prepare for Work in Publishing Week

Publishers including And Other Stories, Cambridge University Press and HarperCollins are preparing to take part in Work in Publishing Week, a campaign to inspire young people... Read more

Emma House to leave PA

Emma House, deputy chief executive of the Publishers Association, is leaving the organisation after 10 years.  Read more

Young people who engage less with reading prefer screens, says NLT report

Print is still the preferred medium for young people but digital formats are growing in popularity amongst those who engage less with reading, according to... Read more

PA says MPs must 'come together' to protect publishing as May survives vote

The Publishers Association has tentatively welcomed the outcome of last night’s no-confidence vote, with Theresa May’s continued leadership increasing the chances of a deal-based Brexit... Read more

Harari and Kennedy vie for Parliamentary Book Awards

Books from Ruth Davidson, Alan Johnson, Tessa Jowell, Helena Kennedy and Yuval Noah Harari are shortlisted for the 2018 Parliamentary Book Awards, as the list highlights... Read more

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