Bookseller Briefing 22/17 – week ending 2 June

Book trade swings behind Labour with six days to go The book trade has thrown its support back behind the Labour Party, with six days to go until the general election. According to The Bookseller’s online survey of the trade, 64.1% intend to vote for Jeremy Corbyn’s party at the polls next Thursday (8th June), while…

Bookseller Briefing 21/17 – week ending 26 May

Publishing staffers say age is a workplace issue Claims are being made of a “thinning out” of older staffers in publishing, with a lack of programmes to upskill older workers, a falling-off of respect for those with decades of industry experience, and vulnerability to cost-cutting redundancies all being cited as possible reasons for the change. It’s an area with…