The chill winds of ‘recession’ continue to blow an icy blast up the kilts of B2B publishers. Latest to have their extremities drop off is Caspian Publishing, whose Real Business magazine is now a wee bit less real than it was. In an email to subscribers they say
Real Business will now be digitally driven. While we will no longer be producing the monthly print title in its original format, we will be sending out special issues of the magazine to support our digital initiatives.
Irony lovers might enjoy the second string story on their website: Private Sector Job Vacancies Boom, but the more telling piece is probably their fourth lead: Bosses need more freedom to hire and fire.