Interested in becoming an author?

Then why not consider writing a book for BSI British Standards Institution? It may surprise you that BSI does not just publish standards. BSI publishes books, guidance and online self-assessment products to support the standards and their users.

Have you spotted a market opportunity?

Then why not get in touch? We are currently seeking authors with market-led ideas to develop supporting guidance for our standards.

What can we do for you?

There are benefits to publishing a book with BSI, including:

  • Competitive royalty scheme generating a share of revenue from book sales.
  • Promotion for you and your organization globally. This could result in generating business, attracting funding, collaboration, and increasing students on your courses.
  • Association with BSI (a Business Superbrand), which can enhance career prospects.
  • Invitations to participate in other initiatives, projects or developments.
  • The achievement of publishing a book to guide users on implementing standards, making them accessible to others.

Submitting a proposal

If you would like to make a contribution to BSI’s publishing programme, please contact the relevant commissioning editor below for details on how to submit a compelling book proposal, to include a table of contents, detailed rationale for the book, and a description of the target market. We look forward to hearing from you.

Opportunities for writing with BSI

Healthcare/Manufacturing/Services/ICT&Electronics – Julia Helmsley 020 8996 7736 or

  • Information Security
  • Information Governance
  • Electronics
  • Healthcare
  • Medical Devices
  • Manufacturing
  • Services

Governance and Resilience / Sustainability- Gavin Williams 020 8996 7088 or

  • Business Continuity Management
  • Energy Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Fire Safety
  • Food Safety
  • Health and Safety
  • Quality Management
  • Risk Management
  • Sustainable Development

Construction - Jonathan Silver 020 8996 7028 or

  • Structural design codes (Eurocodes)
  • Accessibility to buildings
  • Building services engineering
  • Civil & structural engineering
  • Sustainable construction

If you are interested in becoming a BSI author, we would love to hear from you.


Would you like to review books for BSI?

If you are a journalist or book reviewer and would like to review the latest BSI books, please contact us with details of the title you’d like to review and the journal, publication or website you are writing the review for and we can send you a review copy.

Please note review copies are for review purposes only; limited quantities are available, and can be supplied as PDF or hardcopy.

Email the books marketing manager with your request, stating whether PDF or hard copy is required.

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Copyright and licensing

BSI publications have a wide appeal internationally, and can be translated into any language. If you would like to make a translated edition available for any of our titles, we welcome rights enquiries.

If you would like to become a publishing partner or apply for publishing rights, contact BSI Copyright department or +44 20 8996 7070.

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