Philip Jones looks at the "stark" difference between the educational and consumer sectors.
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 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 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 has has said it expects profit to fall in 2020, in its full year results.
Publishers with operations in China are curtailing some activities in the country after the coronavirus outbreak.
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 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 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 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