Bonny Uba


BAR Global Limited is the product of 30 years of developing and supporting the “Focus on Publishing Software” and “Focus Advanced Publishing Software”; both of which are accounting and management software solution for managing a publishing or a book distribution business across the world under the copyright name of “Focus IT Services Limited”.

The Founder/CEO of BAR Global Limited, Bonny Uba, who also doubles as MD/CEO of Focus Advanced Publishing Software Limited is one of the few champions of integrated accounting and management software solutions. In the UK, we are the only solutions provider to combine accounting modules with publishing-administrative modules, such as Accounting Ledgers embedded with Production Scheduling and Royalty Calculation modules, into a powerful back-office system. With our accounting background, we are designing BAR Global apps from the bottom up, with sound accounting principles and security features to offer a secure environment to our customers.


Our current and past customers in the: UK, Ireland, West Africa and New Zealand, include:

Deep Books Ltd., London, UK-
Bradt Travel Guides, Chalfont St. Peter,
David Fickling Publishers, Oxford, UK –
Wildy & Sons, London, UK-
British Archaeological Reports (BAR) Publishing, Oxford, UK –
Upstart Distribution, Auckland, New Zealand-
Upstart Press, Auckland, New Zealand-
Clean Slate Press, Auckland, New Zealand-
Gomer Press, West Wales, UK-
York Publishing Services, York, UK (Distributor)-
Cork University Press, Cork, Republic of Ireland-
University of Hertfordshire Press, Hatfield,
Ransom Publishing Limited, Winchester, England –
Brilliant Publications, UK-
Zed Books, London, UK-
University Press (Oxford University Press Nigeria), Ibadan, Nigeria-
Civil Service College, London, UK –
Lutterworth Press and James Clark, Cambridge, UK
Self Made Hero, London England –
Dragon Books, Winchester, UK
Smartline Publishing Ltd., Accra, Ghana-
Sam-Woode Ltd (SWL), Ghana –
Winmat Publishers Ltd., Accra-north, Ghana
Macmillan Publishers (Nigeria) Ltd., Illupeju, Lagos, Nigeria
West African Book Publishers, Lagos, Nigeria.
Bounty Press Limited
Extension Publications Limited
Hinton House Publishers Ltd
Macmillan Nigeria Publishers Limited
Trade Counter Limited

Some former clients that were sold or outsourced due to 2008 Recession

British Library, Euston, London
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, England –
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London, UK- winner of the 2007 Taylor Wessing Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year and the 2007 van Tulleken Independent Publisher of the Year.
Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK
Galore Park Publishing, Kent, UK
Berg Publishers, Oxford, UK
Bene Factum Publishing Ltd, London, England
Electric Word PLC, London, England
Featherstone Education Ltd, Licester, England
Gardner Education Publishers ltd, Scotland
Graffeg, cardiff, Wales
Tor Mark Press, Redruth, Cornwall, England
Incentive Plus Limited
Institute of Education (C/O Trentham Books Limited)
Inter-Varsity Press (IVP)
New Kadampa Tradition (Tharpa Publications)
Optimus Education Limited
Radcliffe Publishing Limited
Sam Woode Ltd, Accra, Ghana.
Smartline (Publishing) Limited
Spectrum Books Limited, Ibada, Nigeria
Speechmark Publishing Limited, Bicester, England
Jerome Publishing Ltd, Manchester, England

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