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South African Market Overview

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The PA is pleased to announce the publication of the presentation by Ann Betts (Nielsen Book) on South African Market Overview 

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Publishers Association statistics show digital market growth to over £150m

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Total UK publisher sales in the digital sector stood at just over £150m for 2009.

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Libel reform promised by all three main parties in upcoming election

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The PA has welcomed the three main parties’ commitments to reforming the country’s libel laws. 

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Labour and Conservatives publish manifestos promising to keep VAT off printed books

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Both the Labour and Conservative parties have promised to keep VAT off printed books if elected on 6 May. 

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New BIC publication: 'An Introduction to the Book Trade

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BIC is pleased to announce the publication of  'An Introduction to the Book Trade: A Guide for Retailers and Resellers New to the Book Industry'.

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Digital Economy Bill granted Royal Assent

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The Digital Economy Bill has been passed by both houses of Parliament and is now an Act, following a truncated period of scrutiny in the Commons just days before Parliament was dissolved ahead of the General Election.

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Free London Book Fair Seminar

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The Publishing Training Centre is sponsoring a free seminar to take place at this year's London Book Fair.

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PA appointed service provider for the publishing industry

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The PA has recently been appointed UK Trade & Investment’s official service provider for the publishing industry for the next four years (1st April 2010 – 31st March 2014). 

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ONIX Code List Press Release

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Agency Model now accommodated in book industry standard for product information.  See here: icon Agency Model (149.95 kB)

Report from Riyadh Book Fair

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To download report from the Riyadh Book Fair, clock here: icon Riyahd Book Fair (403.76 kB)

Stories from the PA's Collective Stand at Bologna 2010

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Stories from the PA's collective stand by Liz Thomson, BookBrunch.

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