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The Spare Room Project

The IPG Podcast

Release Date: 02/24/2020

Managing in difficult times show art Managing in difficult times

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In a special episode of the IPG Podcast, IPG board member and experienced publisher Oliver Gadsby discusses how to lead a business and team through difficult periods. In conversation with IPG President Jonathan Harris, he shares advice for nimbly responding to challenges, managing change, finding support and keeping staff well and motivated.

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Meryl Halls, the BA and bookselling show art Meryl Halls, the BA and bookselling

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In this episode of the IPG Podcast we talk bookselling with Meryl Halls, managing director of the Booksellers Association. Meryl discusses the strengths and challenges for bookshops in 2020 and how independent publishers and booksellers can work better together.

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Clays and printing show art Clays and printing

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This episode of the IPG Podcast discusses printing in publishing with Vicky Ellis of Clays, the long established British printer. Vicky provides advice for successful printing strategies for smaller publishers in particular, and shares some thoughts on independent publishing in the UK at the moment.

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The Spare Room Project show art The Spare Room Project

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With regional diversity in publishing a big focus in 2020, this episode of the IPG Podcast talks to James Spackman about the Spare Room Project, an initiative to support young people who want to get into the industry in London. James talks about its history, aims and benefits, and explains how to get involved.

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Nigel Newton and Bloomsbury show art Nigel Newton and Bloomsbury

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In the lastest in a series of podcasts with the leaders of independent publishing, IPG president Jonathan Harris talks to Bloomsbury's co-founder Nigel Newton. Nigel discusses the creation of the business, its remarkable growth in the Harry Potter years and its ambitions for the future, and makes some predictions for publishing in 2020.

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Chelsea Green and sustainability show art Chelsea Green and sustainability

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Sustainability is a big topic in publishing in 2020, so in this episode of the IPG Podcast we talk to Margo Baldwin, founder of US-based environmental publisher Chelsea Green. Margo talks about the story of the business, the work it's done to reduce environmental impacts, and what the industry as a whole needs to do to become more sustainable.

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Brexit and publishing show art Brexit and publishing

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With Brexit Day of 31 January fast approaching, this episode of the IPG Podcast gets a short and sharp view of publishing's readiness for it. We're joined by experienced publisher and consultant Miles Poynton to assess the big issues for the industry after we leave the EU, and what publishers might do to prepare.

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Volunteering and Stephen Lustig show art Volunteering and Stephen Lustig

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This episode of the IPG Podcast discusses the subject of voluntary work, both connected to the publishing world and beyond it. Experienced publisher Stephen Lustig tells us about his work for several charities and good causes, and discusses the personal and professional benefits of being a volunteer.

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Dick Warner and 30 years of Class Publishing show art Dick Warner and 30 years of Class Publishing

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As healthcare and legal specialist Class Publishing celebrates its 30th anniversary, founder and chairman Dick Warner joins the IPG Podcast to reflect on its journey. As well as telling the story of its start-up and growth, Dick tells us about the pleasures of running your own business and changes in publishing over the last three decades.

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Brexit's impact on publishing show art Brexit's impact on publishing

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In this episode of the IPG Podcast we take a look at Brexit's potential consequences for the publishing industry. A replay of a recent IPG webinar on the subject, it hears from several experts about impacts on imports, exports, shipping, customs, VAT, copyright and more.

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With regional diversity in publishing a big focus in 2020, this episode of the IPG Podcast talks to James Spackman about the Spare Room Project, an initiative to support young people who want to get into the industry in London. James talks about its history, aims and benefits, and explains how to get involved.