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Annual Thrive report featured in The Bookseller

Posted on July 24, 2023

Heloise Wood has covered a new Creative Access report showing lack of DI&E progress in publishing in The Bookseller.

Wood reports:

When it comes to diversity, equality and inclusion (DE&I) strategies, publishing was shown to be behind other creative trades. None of the 194 respondents in publishing selected “Where we lead”, whereas this option was represented in all the other creative sectors (music, theatre, visual arts as well as film, TV, radio and PR). 

Around 13% of publishing staffers said the DE&I policies were “playing catch up” and a quarter (25%) said it was at the “early doors” stage but 31% said “strategy underway” and another 31% described it as “advanced”.

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