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Latest news

25th March 2015: UK Consumer Magazine and UK Regional Publications changes issued

9th March 2015: Business Event changes issued

21st January 2015: UK Regional Publications, Multi-Platform Metrics changes issued, new Awards Standards issued

23rd December 2014: UK Consumer Magazines changes issued

21st November 2014: UK & ROI Consumer Magazines, UK Business Magazines, Regional Publications, ROI Paid Newspaper & Free Letterbox, International Publications changes issued


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