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.
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The definitive analysis of publisher revenue for consumer, education, and academic books and journals.
Guidance for publishing companies seeking to collect data about the protected characteristics of authors, illustrators and translators has been released today by the Publishers Association. The toolkit, prepared by independent researchers following consultation with publishers, aims to help publishers navigate this area. It includes guidance on creating and sending out an author questionnaire, along with…
CCBF is the only book fair in China and Asia Pacific dedicated to children’s content, which makes Shanghai Children’s Book Fair an unparalleled destination for the children’s rights market.
The motto of this year’s Frankfurter Book Fair is “Re:connect”.
The organisers are confident that the in-person fair will go ahead this year, albeit on a smaller scale, due to travel restrictions in some countries.