Publishing is one of the UK’s leading creative industries, exporting around the world to educate, illuminate, inspire and entertain.
The industry has a turnover of more than £6bn and directly employs 29,000 people in the UK. It is the largest exporter of books in the world, with income from exports accounting for almost 60% of revenues.
UK publishing’s economic and cultural contribution is vast and it is rightly regarded as the best in the world.
We exist to ensure it remains so.
We build relationships of trust with government and key partners.
We ensure our members are informed and can effectively respond.
We provide every member with services that aid their long-term interests.
Publishing Declares is an industry pledge on climate action.
The definitive analysis of publisher revenue for consumer, education, and academic books and journals.
Eliza Kavanagh’s speech on best practice and collaboration at the 2021 Futurebook conference on sustainability.