Posted in December 2009

Tidying Up: Jobs page added; Day of Prayer page archived

Jobs Page Added Given recent developments, it’s inevitable that some people will be seeking new jobs. With those people in mind, I’ve added a new page: Jobs. It’s open to all Christian employers and prospective employees to exchange details subject to acceptance of the following terms, cited on the page: Please note that no endorsement … Continue reading

Wesley Owen: Excerpt from Press Release

Robin Parry has posted the following excerpt from a press release issued on Friday 18/12/2009: Authentic Book Publishing (including Paternoster)and 8 Wesley Owen Stores (Bath Birmingham, Bristol, Bromley, Coleraine, Derby, Glasgow and York) have been sold to Koorong, which is owned by the Bootes family. Based in Sydney, Koorong has 18 stores operating successfully throughout … Continue reading

STL UK and the Abominable Silence

Sometimes, silence is golden. Other times, it’s terrifying: someone we love breathes their last and the silence suddenly stretches to eternity… It feels a bit like that with STL UK. We all know that STL as we once knew it is finished. We also know that deals have been done behind closed doors: we watch … Continue reading

Publishers and Suppliers Supporting Retailers

Several publishers and suppliers have been in touch recently with details of action they’re taking to offer retailers extra support through the current period of uncertainty with STL and/or during the run up to Christmas. This post provides a round up of the information I’ve gleaned or received so far; it is, of course, far … Continue reading

Call for Brewer Creditors to Speak Out

Over on the SPCK/SSG News Blog we have issued a call for creditors to speak out about the monies owed to them by Messrs J Mark and Philip W Brewer. Following the Interim Manager’s call for creditors to submit claims, we now have some degree of national media attention, and there may never be a … Continue reading