Ref NoGMG/1/1/1/28
TitleWorking Report 1950-1951
Extent1 booklet
Creator NameManchester Guardian and Evening News Limited
DescriptionWorking report of the Manchester Guardian and Evening News Limited. The working report features charts on circulation and newspaper sizes (total pages) for the Guardian and the Manchester Evening News; a review of the financial year including a breakdown of how each £1 revenue is spent; balance sheet; profit and loss account; appropriation account; an explanation of the accounts -part three, debtors and creditors; a breakdown of readers by age and gender for the Guardian and the MEN with readership comparison with their competitors; a report on the MG Special Train paid for by MGEN and Kemsley Newspapers from February 1950 to take the Guardian, Daily Dispatch and Sporting Chronicle from Manchester to Crewe where the carriage was joined to the London bound train to get to readers in the Midlands and the south of England; a report on railway charges; issues concerning the staff including headcount, adult/junior and gender breakdown by department, pensioners, working days lost and sick leave; a report on the new telephone system for the MEN's improved advertising department; information on housing loans available to staff; and details of the materials used by the company, 1947-51.

A poem promoting the staff canteen features on the back cover.
Access StatusOpen
TermFinancial Administration
Management Operations
Newspaper Readership
Circulation Figures
Railway Companies
Dining Rooms
FormatPrinted document

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