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15 November 2016

Tackling the reading challenge together

Joanna Prior, Chair of the Publishers Association’s Reading for Pleasure Group and MD of Penguin General Today the Publishers Association is one of a consortium of organisations putting its name to a new strategy paper that seeks to ensure that every child in this country can read well by the time they leave primary school…

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14 October 2016

Parliamentary Book Awards launched

The Booksellers Association and the Publishers Association are holding a parliamentary reception in the House of Commons to highlight the contribution made by the book and publishing industries to the economy and society.  The evening will culminate in the presentation of the inaugural Parliamentary Book Awards, three new awards celebrating the best work of fiction…

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13 October 2016

Speakers announced for Building Inclusivity In Publishing conference

The Publishers Association and The London Book Fair’s Building Inclusivity in Publishing conference (15 November) has announced Crystal Mahey-Morgan, founder of story-telling brand OWN IT!, and Robyn Travis, author of Mama Can’t Raise No Man, as keynote conference speakers. Alongside the keynote speakers will be some of the biggest names in publishing including speakers from…

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14 September 2016

Publishers Association comments on EU copyright reform proposals

Commenting on the publication today of the Commission’s copyright reform package, Stephen Lotinga, Chief Executive of the Publishers Association, said: “This is a sensible set of proposals which recognises the role of both publisher and author within the copyright framework. “In a number of areas such as education and text and data mining the Commission…

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06 September 2016

The Publishers Association sets out priorities post-Brexit

The Publishers Association has set out the publishing industry’s key priorities for negotiations on the UK’s new relationship with the European Union, calling on the government to keep barriers to trade with the EU to an absolute minimum and to publish a clear plan to minimise business uncertainty. The Publishers Association is also calling for…

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05 August 2016

2016 British Book Design and Production Awards finalists announced

4 August 2016 The BPIF, Oxford Brookes University and The Publishers Association are delighted to announce the shortlist for the British Book Design and Production Awards 2016. The awards promote and acknowledge innovative book design and expert craftsmanship. A panel of 5 judges, selected from the areas of design, publishing, production and retail gathered for…

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04 August 2016

LBF and PA launch conference to discuss inclusivity and diversity in publishing

4 AUGUST 2016 A new conference is being launched in November, programmed by The Publishers Association with event management by The London Book Fair (LBF), to address the issues around inclusivity and diversity in publishing.   The Publishers Association has worked with diversity organisations and other engaged parties across the publishing industry on the preliminary…

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03 August 2016

Publishing industry reacts to Brexit

By Stephen Lotinga, CEO 03.08.2016 When I joined The Publishers Association I was determined that we would try to listen to all of our members views, particularly on those issues that matter most. So, in the aftermath of Brexit when government minister’s asked us what the industry felt about the decision, it seemed appropriate to…

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03 August 2016

Publishing industry remains confident post-Brexit

3 August 2016 More than 70% of publishers remain committed to their business investment plans despite Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, a survey of UK publishing houses by the Publishers Association has found. The survey also identified key priorities for the industry going forward which included ensuring a strong government commitment to copyright…

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27 June 2016

Spare Room Project launches with PA

The Spare Room Project, supported by The Publishers Association, will match up aspirant publishers from outside London with publishing people in the capital, who can give them accommodation for a week.  One of the starkest challenges to diversity in publishing is the difficulty faced by those who live outside of London and have no friends…

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24 June 2016

PA Chief Executive comments on European Referendum

June 24 2016 Commenting on the result of the European Referendum, 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 concerns…

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25 May 2016

Publishers Association to Relaunch Publishers Green Network

25 May 2016 The PA is relaunching its Publishers Green Network (PCN) on Thursday 26th May 2016.  The Network aims to help those in the book industry increase sustainability and reduce their overall environmental impact.  The PCN looks at the complete process/supply chain for physical and ebooks by providing a networking/information sharing forum to facilitate…

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18 May 2016

Barr takes over as President of The Publishers Association

Wednesday 18 May 2016 Stephen Barr, President of SAGE International, has been elected as the new President of The Publishers Association.  Stephen succeeds Joanna Prior, Managing Director of Penguin General Books, who remains as an officer on PA Council.  Commenting, Stephen said: “The Publishers Association plays an essential role as the collective voice for the…

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12 May 2016

Strong year for UK publishing industry as it grows to £4.4bn

Friday 13 May 2016  New figures released today by The Publishers Association shows that the UK publishing industry is in good health with total sales or book and journal publishing up to £4.4bn in 2015. The figures also revealedthe UK’s love affair with the printed book is far from over as for the first time…

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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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