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11 May 2015

The PA Comments on EU Digital Single Market White Paper

6th May 2015 The Publishers Association’s Chief Executive, Richard Mollet, gave the following comment on the Digital Single Market White Paper published by today the EU Commission. “The digital single market is a reality for publishing and today’s White Paper from the Commission includes some sensible proposals for extending this. “It is right that the…

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22 April 2015

Support Creation Support Freedom of Expression, Support Copyright

20th April 2015 The publishing sector calls on the European institutions to support a robust copyright system to foster the European creativity that goes hand in hand with freedom of expression #copyrightforfreedom Authors and publishers; writers and journalists, artists, photographers and translators, booksellers, news agents, readers and consumers are invited to sign the petition launched…

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17 April 2015

The Publishers Association Comments on the Writing the Future Report

16th April 2015  Commenting on the Writing the Future report released today PA Chief Executive Richard Mollet said: “This report highlights the urgent need to make the publishing industry more reflective of its writers and readers.  The number of people from BAME backgrounds working in publishing has increased over the past few years. However, clearly…

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09 April 2015

The PA and AAA Publish Guidelines for Contract Negotiations

9th April 2015 Members of The Publishers Association’s Trade Publishers Council (TPC) and the Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA) have agreed a set of good practice guidance for the process of agreeing contracts. Both parties had become concerned about the delays being caused in negotiating and concluding contracts which in turn was leading to a…

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26 March 2015

The PA’s new Copyright Infringement Portal goes live

26th March 2015 The Publishers Association’s new Copyright Infringement Portal is now live.  It has been updated to ensure publishers are better able to protect their works in the face of a huge amount of content being made available illegally on websites.  The new service has been developed specifically for The PA and is faster,…

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26 March 2015

RCUK review report stresses need for clarity

26th March 2015 Commenting on the publication today of the Review of the Implementation of the RCUK Open Access Policy, Richard Mollet, Chief Executive of The Publishers Association and member of the Review Panel, said:  “The report into the implementation of RCUK’s Open Access policy stresses the need for greater clarity in communication to institutions…

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24 March 2015

Publishing Digital Single Market already a reality says The PA

24th March 2015 The Publishers Association is today writing to all UK MEPs to raise concerns about the damage that would be inflicted on the UK’s publishing sector and wider creative economy by the European Commission’s plans to reform copyright as part of the Digital Single Market programme.  The PA is telling MEPs that by…

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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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15 January 2015

Publishing goes from strength to strength

13 January 2015  Commenting on figures published today by the Government which show that the UK creative industries contribute £8.8million per hour to the UK economy, Richard Mollet, Chief Executive of The Publishers Association, said: “These figures show the UK publishing industry, and the whole UK creative sector, is going from strength to strength, both…

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15 January 2015

Horne joins Publishers Association

08 January 2015 Brean Horne has joined The Publishers Association as its new Policy and Communications Executive following an internship at the BBC.  Brean is a law graduate from Sussex University and comes to The PA via Creative Access which provides opportunities for paid internships in the creative industries for young people of graduate (or…

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