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

Obituary: John Hitchin

Former publisher and bookseller John Hitchin died in August, aged 88. He is remembered by Tim Godfray and Dotti Irving. Read more

Packed industry gathering says goodbye to BA's Tim Godfray

The trade turned out in force last night to bid a fond farewell to Booksellers Association executive chair Tim Godfray as he departed the organisation... Read more

Teicher hails next generation of booksellers to weather challenges ahead at BA conference

Oren Teicher, head of the American Booksellers Association, has hailed the next generation of booksellers to take on Amazon and other challenges in the years... Read more

BA exec chairman hails booksellers bucking high street trend

The executive chairman of the Booksellers Association has called for positivity in the year ahead as he says booksellers are bucking the trend of high... 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

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