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10 May 2016

UK-China Copyright Week

By Emma House, Director of Publisher Relations 10.05.2016   The PA was privileged to have been part of the recent UK-China Copyright Week in China in which the publishing industry played a key role in a series of activities led by Dr Ros Lynch, Director of Copyright and Enforcement of the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO).…

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18 April 2016

Stephen Lotinga: the first 100 days

Stephen Lotinga, 11 April 2016 Approaching my 100th day at The Publishers Association offers an opportune moment to share my first impressions of the job and to set out some priorities for the future. In politics, where I’ve spent much of my working life, the 100-day milestone is often seen as a bellwether for future…

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30 March 2016

Textbooks Identified as Important to Reducing Teacher Workload

30th March 2016 The Publishers Association has welcomed the Report of the Independent Teacher Workload Review Group: Eliminating unnecessary workload around planning and teaching resources. Commenting Colin Hughes, Chair of The PA’s Education Publishers Council, said: “This important report puts a spotlight on those things which are contributing unnecessarily to teachers’ workload and highlights ways…

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04 February 2016

UK Publishing: 2016 and Beyond

Joanna Prior, President of the Publishers Association 02/02/2016 UK publishing is in rude health.  It is currently worth £4.3bn to the UK economy, of which well over a third is now coming from digital sales – proof that our industry has adapted and embraced the digital disruption of the last decade.  Encouragingly, the physical book…

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23 November 2015

Futurebook discount for PA members

  The Bookseller team would like to invite you to our FutureBook conference in London on 4th December. As digital’s impact on the trade widens and new business models are transforming the publishing landscape, on the fifth anniversary of our original FutureBook we are launching our broadest and boldest conference yet and we want you…

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13 October 2015

Tackling Diversity: A PA Workshop

Seonaid MacLeod, 21st October 2015 At the end of September, The Publishers Association and EQUIP, in association with Creative Skillset and Creative Access held a slightly out-of-the-ordinary diversity event. We wanted to hear from the experts, discuss with a panel and highlight issues. So far, so diversity event. The event then moved on to workshop…

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13 October 2015

BBC Charter Review

Richard Mollet, 13th October 2015 The central project of the Conservative Government’s DCMS team – BBC Charter Review – passed a milestone last week, with the closing of the public consultation. Although it does not touch upon our critical policy issues, such as copyright, the digital single market or education funding, and even though we…

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25 September 2015

Mollet to Leave The Publishers Association

The Publishers Association Chief Executive Richard Mollet will be leaving the trade association in 2016 having accepted a role as Head of European Government Affairs at RELX Group where he will be part of the global government affairs team working across their publishing, business information and exhibitions businesses.  Commenting Joanna Prior, President of The PA,…

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10 September 2015

Anti-Piracy Breakfast at Frankfurt Book Fair 2015

10th September 2015 On Friday 16th October 2015 at Frankfurt Bok Fair; the Publishers Association, the Association of American Publishers and International Publishers Association will host this year’s Anti-Piracy Breakfast.        The event will take place from 08:00 – 10:00 in room “Kontakt” on C1 of the Congress Centre, during which a light…

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07 September 2015

International Literacy Day 2015

Joanna Prior , 8th September 2015 President of The Publishers Association, Trustee of the NLT and MD of Penguin General Books, Joanna Prior, discusses the importance of supporting International Literacy Day. While it may seem that every campaign and initiative now has a ‘Day’, for me, today, International Literacy Day, is one which deserves extra…

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21 July 2015

Publishing industry sets out policy proposals for next government

19 September 2014 Publishing industry sets out policy proposals for next government. Recommendations will build on books and journals economic and social contribution London, 19 September 2014 – The Publishers Association today releases an eight point plan for growth in the book and journal market.  Focusing on likely priority areas of any future government –…

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15 June 2015

Digital Uber Alles?

Richard Mollet, 15th June 2015  Sitting in the back seat of an Uber cab in New York, on the way to a discussion about digital disruption in publishing at Book Expo America last month, it was impossible not to be struck by the clear parallels between the market conditions for taxis and books.  That Uber…

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13 May 2015

Joanna Prior elected as New President of The Publishers Association

13th May 2015 At The Publishers Association AGM today Joanna Prior, Managing Director of Penguin Books General, was elected as the association’s new President.  On her appointment, Joanna paid thanks to her predecessor, Dominic Knight of Macmillan Science and Education, and acknowledged that due to his thoughtful leadership, she was stepping into the role with…

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19 March 2015

New Look Website for The Publishers Association

19th March 2015  The Publishers Association is launching a new website which will streamline and consolidate the wealth of content from its previous site.  It will allow for greater interaction between The PA, its members and others in the publishing community, and provide information on its wide-range of campaigns and initiatives in a more accessible…

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03 March 2015

The Case for Copyright Reform

Richard Mollet, 23rd February Those people eagerly advocating reform of copyright need to raise their game in terms of getting evidence to back up their opinions.  Those who maintain that urgent reform is not required should hold their nerve and wait to see what proposals are actually made. Stand in the middle of Brussels and…

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12 February 2015

IPA President Richard Charkin highlights priorities

Richard Charkin, 30th January Richard Charkin, the new President of the International Publishers Association (and former President of The Publishers Association) sets out his priorities for the organisation. The International Publishers Association (IPA) is a federation of more than 60 national, regional and specialist publishers’ associations.  Based in Geneva, Switzerland, IPA represents the interests of…

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