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15 January 2015

Pan Macmillan hosts first ever Reading for Pleasure Roadshow

London 29 July 2014 Pan Macmillan has hosted the first ‘Reading for Pleasure’ campaign roadshow in association with the Publishers Association at its offices in London’s Kings Cross, offering anyone from across the business a paid day per year to make time for working with and supporting literacy charities. The Publishers Association’s ‘Reading for Pleasure’…

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15 January 2015

PA/BESA Education Conference to explore impact of recent changes to education policy

07 November 2014 Following a period of significant change in education policy, The Publishers Association’s third annual Education Conference, in partnership with the British Educational Suppliers Association, will explore the impact of these changes on teachers, schools, assessors and publishers.   Delivering Quality in Changing Times comes one term into the teaching of the new…

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15 January 2015

PA Comment on appointment of Dame Gail Rebuck to the House of Lord

08 August 2014 Commenting on the appointment of Dame Gail Rebuck to the House of Lords, Richard Mollet, the Chief Executive of The PA said: “This peerage is a richly deserved honour.  Dame Gail Rebuck’s work in promoting adult literacy with the founding of Quick Reads, her support for booksellers as a driving force behind…

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15 January 2015

PA calls for stability and cooperation in IP framework

London, 30 September 2014 – Appearing on a panel with IP Minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe at Conservative conference, PA chief executive Richard Mollet called on a future conservative government to stop the carousel of reviews into the IP framework and work with industry to ensure children understand the value of creativity and intellectual property. “We know…

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15 January 2015

One Third of Publishers’ Revenues are Digital

London, 2 May 2014 – The Publishers Association Statistics Yearbook 2013 (PASY) published today highlights how the revenues from books and academic journals in the UK stand at £4.7 billion, with £1.5 billion (29%) of these being derived from digital services. In the UK’s £3.4 billion books market, digital and physical shares are at a…

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15 January 2015

New Officers Appointed by Publishers Association

London, 23 May 2014 – The PA has announced the appointment of new Officers with Dominic Knight, Chairman of Palgrave Macmillan appointed as President, and Joanna Prior, Managing Director, Penguin, as Vice President and Treasurer.  Knight previously served as Vice President under the new Past President Nick Fowler, Managing Director of Elsevier, while Prior previously…

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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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15 January 2015

Government announces it will continue to fund the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU)

23 October 2014                                                                                                                                                                           The Publishers Association strongly welcomes today’s announcement by the Government that it will continue to fund the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU).  Commenting, Richard Mollet, Chief Executive of The PA, said: “As partners with PIPCU in their fight against online IP infringement we are delighted to hear its funding is secure…

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15 January 2015

Europe’s Cultural Diversity Threatened by Commission’s Push for Uniformity

04 November 2014 Speaking at the Westminster Media Forum on Tuesday 4th November, Richard Mollet, Chief Executive of The Publishers Association, said that the new European Commission’s drive to impose a digital single market risks undermining Europe’s rich cultural diversity, and plays into the hands of American-based platform companies.  Richard Mollet said: “Publishers favour there…

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15 January 2015

Digital Growth continues for Publishers

London, 21 July 2014– The Publishers Association Digital Sales Monitor April 2014 released today reveals that digital sales have continued to increase across the industry. Digital sales increased from £119.9m from January-April 2013 to £132.5m in the same period this year, a rise of 10.5%. This continues the increasingly strong performance of the digital formats…

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15 January 2015

Creative Industries Council publishes vision for growth

London, 3 July 2014 – The Creative Industries Council (CIC), has launched its strategy to deliver growth across the sector.  The report, Create UK, makes a series of recommendations that, if implemented, will result in growth in the creative industries. To read the report click here                These recommendations cover five priority areas…

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15 January 2015

New EU funding opportunities for the ICT and publishing sectors

16 January 2014   Press Release The EU-funded network TISP (Technologies and Innovation for Smart Publishing) aims to connect the publishing and technology sectors, and it encourages its members to apply for EU funding London, 16 January 2014– Richard Mollet, CEO, The Publishers Association, said:“The interactions between European publishing and technology companies are of increasing…

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15 January 2015

Five for Fifteen

Richard Mollet, 07 January 2015 As well as being the Australian way of describing a likely England cricket score, here is a brief run-down of what we at The PA think will be the five most important things for us in the coming year. 1)     The General Election It is pretty hard to see past…

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07 January 2015

Press Releases

All the latest news releases on PA activity and reaction to current events and industry developments. For any media and press enquiries, please contact us on media@publishers.org.uk.

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