Tagged: Stephen Lotinga

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

Government to invest £150m in creative industries

The government and the Creative Industries Council (CIC) are to invest more than £150m into the UK's creative industries in a "groundbreaking" new deal designed to... Read more

Over a third of UK research available immediately via OA

Thirty-seven per cent of UK-authored research articles were made freely available to the world immediately on publication last year, via Open Access, according to a report from... Read more

FEP argues for 'swift conclusion' to e-book VAT adoption

The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) has spoken out against the delay in the adoption of a proposal to allow VAT on e-books to be reduced... Read more

Publishers contribute £3.2bn to economy, report reveals

The British publishing industry contributed £3.2bn gross value added (GVA) to the wider UK economy in 2016, according to the chief executive of the Publishers... Read more

Lotinga: 'trade must deal with harassment issues'

Any incidence of sexual harassment in the workplace is "completely unacceptable", and The Bookseller's survey has shown there are issues the book industry must deal... Read more

Creative industries facing 'catastrophic' loss of talent after Brexit, report warns

Britain’s creative industries are facing a "potentially catastrophic" loss of talent and skills following Brexit, the Creative Industries Federation has warned, arguing that the end... Read more

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