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Trade vows to face challenge of Brexit

Trade vows to face challenge of Brexit

23 June 2016

The Bookseller - News team

Amid a mix of shock, dismay and jubilation at the "Leave" camp's victory in the EU referendum, senior industry figures have vowed to hold off on taking any steps in response until the implications of the result become clear, and to take a positive approach to the challenges ahead. But there have also been warnings of an "enormous amount of work" in the future...

The Publishers Association vowed to support members in handling the consequences of the vote. Stephen Lotinga, Chief Executive of The Publishers Association, said: “The result of the referendum must be respected, but will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the UK publishing industry.  We will work with our members to ensure that their interests are protected and their concerns addressed as the Government now embarks on negotiating the manner of the UK's exit.”

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