With Brexit looming larger as the UK’s new government takes charge, the publishing industry steps up its drive to drop the VAT on ebooks and digital content
Cassie Chadderton is being tapped by the London-based reading charity for ‘her track record of representing policy and political and stakeholder relations.’
With some softness in educational sectors, the UK industry reports its crucial export sector is holding steady ahead of the potential upheaval of Brexit.
Even as the UK’s Publishers Association opens its ‘Love Audio’ campaign, London hasn’t taken the cue from Brussels and dropped its VAT rate on audiobooks.
Following her engagement in the development of the European copyright directive, Jessica Sänger now will helm the IPA’s important copyright committee.
‘What can we deduce from these hardy perennials?’ asks Richard Charkin. He looks at some of the leading reference works for clues to lasting sales success.
Richard Charkin looks back at his four decades with the UK’s Publishers Association and the many book publishing issues the PA dealt with.
‘If there’s no deal, GDP will reduce by 6 to 9 percentage points,’ attorney Andrew Hood told a packed Olympia Room during London Book Fair. Unnerving tremors ran through the export-reliant UK books business—daily.
As confusion on Brexit continues, the London Book Fair International Book Awards audience cheered internationalism in the largest yet round of honors.
The International Publishers Association and London Book Fair hold a second Freedom To Publish seminar on March 12, with Vanderbilt’s Daniel Gervais speaking that afternoon on copyright in the Charles Clark Memorial Lecture.