Reed Business Information agrees to divest several websites and magazines

Reed Business Information (RBI) has announced today that it has agreed to divest,, Occupational Health & Wellbeing, and the Recruitment Advertising Awards, and their associated products, services and events, to DVV Media International Limited, the UK professional publishing division of Rheinishe Post. Terms were not disclosed.

This decision reflects RBI’s continuing strategic priority of focusing on its data and analytics business.

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Relx offloads New Scientist magazine

Relx has sold leading science magazine the New Scientist as the FTSE 100 group continues its shift away from traditional publishing to data and information services. The magazine, which has a global print and digital circulation of almost 125,000, according to ABC, was bought by Kingston Acquisitions, an investment vehicle led by Sir Bernard Gray, a businessman who previously led a buy out of the Times Educational Supplement from News Corp. The value of the deal was not disclosed.

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New Scientist Live launches at ExCeL London

World-renowned experts and famous faces from the world of science, engineering and technology are set to take centre stage at the launch of New Scientist Live at ExCeL London next year.With a four-zone format embracing key themes of the Universe, our Planet, Brain and Body, and Technology and Engineering, the event will take place from 22 to 25 September 2016, also offering visitors an exhibition of innovative services and products created by modern science

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