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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house with authors who have won the Nobel, Pulitzer and Booker Prizes, and is the originating publisher and custodian of the Harry Potter series. Bloomsbury has offices in London, New York, New Delhi, Oxford and Sydney. 

Our Adult division includes the imprints Bloomsbury Publishing, Bloomsbury Circus. Raven Books and Absolute Press.

Our special interest division was shortlisted for the the British Book Awards’ Publisher of the Year, 2018 (in conjunction with our trade list) and includes the following imprints: Adlard Coles, BBC Proms, Bloomsbury Caravel, Bloomsbury China, Bloomsbury Continuum, Bloomsbury Wildlife, Bloomsbury Reader, Bloomsbury Sigma, Bloomsbury Sport, Burns & Oates, Helm, Herbert Press, Conway, Green Tree, Osprey Games, Osprey Publishing, Shire Publications, T&A D Poyser, Reeds, Wisden, Bloomsbury Yearbooks. 

Our Bloomsbury Academic division specialises in the humanities and social sciences and publishes over 1,000 books and digital services each year. The division includes the imprints Bloomsbury Academic, Bloomsbury Visual Arts, Methuen Drama, The Arden Shakespeare, T&T Clark and Fairchild Books. Our education division incorporates the imprints Bloomsbury Education, Featherstone and Andrew Brodie.

Bloomsbury Content Services helps external partners inspire, inform and engage their audiences by providing them with innovative content, marketing and publishing services. Its scalable content and publishing services provide high-quality content, expert strategic advice and solutions to meet the publishing and content marketing needs of companies and organisations. It also publishes the Bloomsbury Business list. See more:

50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP
Industry Publishing
Company size:   501-1,000 employees
Industry:   Publishing
Company Details
50 Bedford Square

At Bloomsbury Publishing, work-life balance is at the heart of their flexible working approach and therefore a range of arrangements is offered to best meet this balance. They offer family-friendly policies such as enhanced shared parental leave, as well as a hybrid working pattern to meet the different needs of their employees, whether this is for caring responsibilities or personal commitments, or to pursue individual passions and hobbies outside of work. 

What we love about Bloomsbury Publishing:

💡 Flexible Fridays where those who work decide to work extra hours throughout the week, can take Friday afternoons off. 

💡 Additional 3.5 days Christmas company policy.

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Flexible Working Approach

At Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, we have a range of different flexible working arrangements, including but not limited to: 

- Hybrid working pattern – 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home – or fully office based if preferred 

- 25 days holiday – increasing with your length of service 

- Additional 3.5 days Christmas company holiday 

- Flexible Fridays – where you can work extra hours throughout the week to take Friday afternoons off 

- Flexible work start and finish times 

- Enhanced Shared Parental Leave

Part-time: An employee who works fewer hours than a full-time worker. There is no specific number of hours that makes someone part-time, but a full-time worker will usually work 35-40 hours a week.
Flexi-Time: This is a working schedule that allows employees to choose when they start and end their workday, usually to accomodate an individuals needs and other commitments outside of work.
Full-time: A full-time employee works between 35 and 40 hours per week, usually on a permanent contract.
Hybrid Working (Office / Home): This means an employee splits their time between the workplace (usually office based) and remote working (usually at home).
Office Working: This refers to an employee being physically present in the workplace to fulfil their contractual responsibilities.
Shared Parental Leave: This allows parents to share a portion of leave and pay with their partners to care for children from birth, usually until their first birthday.

*Please note that not all flexible working options may not be available for every role.

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