Tagged: Tim Godfray

Centuries apart

This week we publish The Bookseller’s annual listing of the 100 most influential people in the book business. It is our moment to... Read more

BA urges MEPs to support controversial copyright law

Tim Godfray, executive chairman of the Booksellers Association, has written to all UK MEPs asking them to support publishers in their fight against copyright infringement.... Read more

The Bookseller calls on trade to back business rates petition

The Bookseller is calling on readers, authors, agents, publishers and the general public to sign a petition urging the government to give bookshops the same business rate discount... Read more

Chancellor's business rate gesture a 'plaster on a gunshot wound'

The Chancellor’s decision to bring business rates revaluations forward by a year is akin to “putting a plaster on a gunshot wound”, according to retail... Read more

Halls to lead BA as Godfray steps back

Tim Godfray is stepping back from his role as chief executive of the Booksellers Association (BA) after 33 years, with Meryl Halls promoted to managing... Read more

BA 'dismayed' by allegations HMRC was told 'go easy on Amazon'

The Booksellers Association has expressed "dismay" at the suggestion HMRC was told to "go easy" on Amazon by ministers reluctant to bring the retail giant to task over the amount... Read more

BA hopes Connect Books' uncertainty will be 'brief'

The chief executive of the Booksellers Association (BA), Tim Godfray, has said he hopes Connect Books can find a new buyer quickly to avoid a... Read more

'DK Days' for booksellers unveiled

Booksellers have been invited to get a taste of what it is like to work at a publishing house by DK. Read more

BA to lobby for bookshop business rates discount

The Booksellers Association is to urge the government to grant bookshops a discount on their business rates, arguing that they are cultural entities which provide... Read more

Indie bookshop decline over, says BA

The decline in independent bookshop numbers witnessed over the last decade could finally be halting, the Booksellers Association has revealed. Read more

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