Contract Publisher Brooklands Group Hit By Adminstration, Makes 16 Redundancies


When businesses suffer, so do their in-house magazines. Contract publisher Brooklands Group, which makes A Place in the Sun magazine as a tie-in with the Channel 4 show as well as mags for Renault and Chrysler went into administration on December 23, as Press Gazette reports, putting 16 staff at risk of redundancy. Brooklands says in a statement that 13 of its staff will be moved to APITS, a JV between Freeform Productions, which co-owns the A Place In The Sun brand, and a former Brooklands publishing and finance director. Brooklands’ former MD Darrent Styles has bought the publishing and communication arm of the business and started a new company, Stream Publishing. Vantis Business Recovery Services, the administrators, told PG:

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