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Pearson's puzzle

Philip Jones looks at the "stark" difference between the educational and consumer sectors. Read more

Pearson down 5% in first quarter amid Covid-19 disruption

Pearson has reported it will pay its final dividend for 2019 to investors and is not furloughing any staff, despite a 5% fall in global revenues for... Read more

Bertelsmann formally completes full acquisition of Penguin Random House

Bertelsmann has formally completed the full acquisition of Penguin Random House, following the sale of Pearson's remaining 25% stake for $675m (£530m). ... Read more

Pearson warns Covid-19 will hit profits and pauses share buyback

Pearson has warned its profits will be hit, and paused its share buyback, after the Covid-19 pandemic closed testing centres and saw US state assessments... Read more

Pearson forecasts lower 2020 profits

Pearson has has said it expects profit to fall in 2020, in its full year results. Read more

Publishers restrict China activities as coronavirus spreads

Publishers with operations in China are curtailing some activities in the country after the coronavirus outbreak.  Read more

Pearson to update GCSE history textbook after 'anti-Israel' claims

Pearson will publish a new version of its Edexcel GCSE history textbook on the Middle East following an independent review and allegations of anti-Israel bias.... Read more

Pearson predicts profit fall for 2020 as c.f.o. announces departure

Pearson has announced flat underlying revenues and an adjusted operating profit for 2019 of around £590m, right at the bottom of its guidance range, and... Read more

Pearson sells remaining stake in PRH, Fallon to depart

Pearson is selling its remaining 25% stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann, as its c.e.o. John Fallon prepares to retire next year. ... Read more

Pearson wins contract with UK Home Office

Pearson has won a contract with the UK Home Office to deliver secure English language tests (SELTs) to people who need to demonstrate their English... Read more

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