Hachette UK

Our mission at Hachette UK is to make it easy for everyone, everywhere to unlock new worlds of ideas, learning, entertainment and opportunity.

We are the UK’s second largest publishing group, with 10 autonomous publishing divisions and over 50 imprints with a rich and diverse history. We are also the market leader in e-books and publish a range of bestsellers in audio format, the fastest growing part of our business.

Our award-winning adult publishing divisions are Orion, which won Publisher of the Year at the 2021 British Book Awards, Little, Brown, John Murray Press, Hodder & Stoughton, Headline, Quercus, Bookouture and Octopus. Hachette Children’s Group publishes a diverse range of books for children of all ages and Hodder Education is a market leader in resources for both primary and secondary schools.

Hachette UK has offices around the UK, including our headquarters in London, the Hely Hutchinson Centre (HHC) for distribution in Didcot and five new national offices in Manchester, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Sheffield and Bristol, as well as offices in several other regions that form part of the Hachette UK territory, including Australia, India, Ireland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Jamaica and New Zealand.


Staff in the office:

Emma Layfield – Manchester Office Lead & Picture Book Development Director, North, Hachette Children’s Group
Bekki Guyatt – Senior Designer, Little Brown Book Group
Brionee Fenlon – Marketing Manager, Commercial Fiction, Little Brown Book Group
Fergus Edmonson – Marketing Director, Headline Publishing Group
Kate Hewson – Editorial Director, Non-Fiction, John Murray Press
Kerri Logan – International Sales and Product Executive, Hachette UK
Lauren Pegler – Editorial Assistant, Hodder Education Group
Rebecca Hedger – Editorial Assistant, Hodder Education Group
Rebecca Roy – Commissioning Editor, Little Brown Book Group
Sophie Ellis – Junior Digital Designer, Headline
Tierney Witty – Editorial Assistant, Orion
Ciara Rosney – Digital Marketing Assistant, Bookouture
Sarah Batten – Commissioning Editor, Orion
Isobel Platt – Designer, Octopus