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…
New research has found that up to 64% of publisher book revenue is estimated to be at risk if the government changes the current copyright laws.
To mark the Publishers Association's 125th anniversary, parliamentarians have provided recommendations for a Summer Reading List.
The trailblazers of the Publishing Assistant Apprenticeship have completed their training with 60% achieving distinctions.
#LoveAudio returns for a fifth year and will run from Monday 12 to Friday 16 July 2021. The annual celebration will highlight the accessibility, creativity and innovation of audiobooks.
An alliance of organisations has launched the Save Our Books campaign in the face of a potentially devastating change to the UK’s copyright laws which could result in fewer books, by fewer authors, for fewer readers. Save Our Books is a joint campaign from the Publishers Association, the Society of Authors, the Association of Authors’…
A new report calls into question the Department for Education’s recently announced policy to hastily procure a single set of cheap and untested curriculum resources.
David Shelley, CEO of Hachette UK, has been elected to the position of President of the Publishers Association.
Our Publishing in 2020 report shows the invoiced value of UK publisher sales rose 2% to £6.4 billion.
The economic impact of the potential new Open Access (OA) policy from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is detailed in a new report published today.
The latest findings of the Publishers Association’s UK publishing workforce survey show that while publishing continues to meet its target to employ at least 50% women in senior roles within five years, there has been little progress in its other target of increasing the ethnic diversity of employees.
The shortlist for the 2020 Parliamentary Book Awards, the only political book awards voted for by parliamentarians, has been unveiled today, including titles by David Lammy, broadcaster Iain Dale, former Sheffield Mayor Magid Magid, broadcaster and journalist Helen Lewis, and The Secret Barrister.
The Publishers Association, Pop Up Projects and House of Illustration have partnered to host five webinars which aim to support the professional development of aspiring and emerging illustrators from underrepresented and marginalised communities.