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PPA urges review as Scottish Government Confirms Business Rates Relief will not apply to Magazine Publishers
This week, Scottish Government confirmed that legislation passed to extend the scope of the business rate holiday to include “news publishing” businesses will be defined in a narrow fashion, restricting relief exclusively to newspaper publishers.
Guest Blog: 5 Actionable Tips to Epic Reader Engagement for Publishers
The world of digital publishing has continued to be extremely competitive. Ultimately, today’s most successful publishers are investing more in reader engagement than on reader acquisition.
ASA announcement on Scam Ad Alert trial
The ASA is announcing the introduction of a UK Scam Ad Alert system in conjunction with the world’s biggest digital advertising and social media platforms, including Facebook and Google. This follows the completion of a successful three month trial of the initiative.
PPA calls for extension of Business Rates Relief
Last week, PPA repeated our call for the extension of the business rates relief scheme to include publishers. Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis we have called for government to extend the scope of the business rate holiday for hospitality, retail and leisure business to include publishers.
Collingwood Advisory Completes 'Growth Amid Uncertainty Survey'
Collingwood Advisory has completed a survey of Founders and CEOs of independent media businesses worldwide to understand their challenges, and priorities through the Covid-19 pandemic.
Condé Nast Britain Releases Insight Report on Changing Consumer Behaviour in Response to COVID-19
Condé Nast Britain has released its very first insight report from its newly revamped research department to help brands navigate the normal. The insights report, “Looking Beyond Lockdown - Changing Consumer Behaviour in Response to Covid-19” was conducted by asking over 2,500 consumers and hosting online interviews with proprietary communities.
Helen Ward | Subscriptions Director | Immediate Media
A publisher which caters to the gardening, baking, crafting & TV needs of a locked down population will inevitably reap the rewards of providing high-quality content week after week, month after month. The subscription success story of Immediate Media, told to us by Subscriptions Director Helen Ward, reminds us of the valuable role magazines have and will continue to play in peoples lives.
Vogue Launch A Special British Vogue Auction in Partnership with Hewi
For 'The Way We Wore' project, 23 women including Gigi Hadid, Helena Christensen, Joan Smalls, Lily Aldridge, Paloma Elsesser and Christy Turlington Burns have selected treasured pieces from their own wardrobes to auction off.
Harper's Bazaar UK Unveils Rainbow Holographic Cover for its July Issue
Harper’s Bazaar has revealed a limited-edition July cover in support of the NHS. Copies of the special issue will be distributed for free at major hospitals across the UK as part of Hearst’s involvement in Project Wingman, an initiative that helps frontline NHS staff deal with the stresses of the coronavirus through the creation of ‘wellness lounges’.
Rachel Addison Joins Future as new CFO
As part of the acquisition of TI Media, which completed in April, Rachel Addison has been appointed to the Board of Future PLC as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 June 2020.
ASA and CAP Annual Report 2019: Using Technology for Good
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) Annual Report 2019 published today (Wednesday 3 June) reveals how the use of technology has helped them to be more effective in how they regulate UK advertising and protect consumers and businesses.
Chemical Watch Survey Reveals Impact of COVID-19 on Chemical Regulatory Community
Workloads for chemicals compliance and product safety professionals are increasing as a result of responses to the Covid-19 crisis, according to the results of a survey conducted by Chemical Watch.