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A recent EU ruling could have huge ramifications for the digital market, says Publishers Association's chief executive Stephen Lotinga. Should the UK government follow its... 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

Strong economic case for taking VAT off digital publications, report finds

A report conducted by consultancy Frontier Economics has found a "strong" economic case for taking VAT off digital publications in the UK, as permitted under newly agreed European... Read more

Publishers Association welcomes government's 'ambitious' export target

Publishers have welcomed the government’s new export strategy, which challenges firms to see exports as a proportion of UK GDP rise from 30% to 35%.... Read more

Publishers Association corrects key figure on author pay

The Publishers Association has admitted a key figure it released on author pay was wrong; in fact authors received more money from publishers in 2016 than previously... Read more

British publishing breaks revenue records but textbook sales are hit

British publishing houses broke all previous revenue records in 2017 to see their collective incomes rise 5% to £5.7bn, driven by a growth in export... Read more

Films based on books take 44% more at the box office

Films based on books take 44% more at the box office in the UK and 53% more worldwide than original screenplays, research from the Publishers... Read more

Trade dismayed after controversial EU copyright law rejected

Publishers and authors have expressed their disappointment and "worry" after a controversial EU copyright law was rejected by parliament. Read more

Publishers urge government on e-book VAT ahead of crunch EU meeting

Publishers are urging the UK government to support measures that would allow VAT to be removed on e-books, audiobooks and online newspaper and magazine subscriptions in the UK.... Read more

PA unveils 10-step Brexit blueprint

The UK Publishers Association has urged the government not to "trade away" the key principles that underpin the book trade as the country gears up to leave the EU.... Read more

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