– Emap Inform: Conor Dignam, digital director of B2B publisher Emap Inform, has become editor of the company’s Screen International film industry magazine — and the company doesn’t expect to fill his old role. CEO Simon Middleboe says the role was created to see out the implementation of the Webvision content management system across the group’s websites, a process that is nearing completion. Lauretta Roberts, editor of Drapers, will have an increased role on digital management. From PG.
– Euromoney: Despite being singled out as one of the better performers in the DMGT family in its 2008 year-end results, B2B pubisher Euromoney Institutional investor is the company asking staff to take unpaid leave as an alternative to redundancies. Euromoney CEO told staff that anyone earning more than £25,000 would have to take seven days unpaid leave over the 2009 Christmas period, when the company will shut is offices. Staff are also invited to take another 10 days’ holiday at one-third of their pay. The company’s executive committee and non-executive directors have taken a voluntary 10 percent pay cut. Via Guardian.co.uk.
– Archant: The restructuring continues at regional newspaper publisher Archant: five jobs are at threat in the south-west as the company considers centralising the production of eight weekly newspapers into one office at Weston-super-Mare. Via HTFP.