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Billionaire brothers in pole position to buy Asda in £6.5bn swoop
The billionaire brothers behind one of Britain's biggest petrol station operators have moved into pole position to clinch the biggest deal of their career: the takeover of Asda that will value the supermarket chain at more than £6.5bn.
Coronavirus: Business groups pile pressure on Shapps over airport testing
The government is facing renewed pressure from some of Britain’s biggest most influential business groups to introduce an immediate coronavirus airport testing regime or risk losing “the vision of a Global Britain”.
Uber judged 'fit and proper' to operate in London
Uber can continue operating in London after it won an appeal over a decision to take away its licence due to safety concerns.
Caesars in 'advanced discussions' over £2.9bn William Hill deal
Casino giant Caesars Entertainment has confirmed it is in "advanced discussions" over a £2.9bn takeover of William Hill.
Aldi plans to create 4,000 new jobs next year
Discount supermarket Aldi has said it expects to create 4,000 new jobs in 2021 as part of a £1.3bn two-year investment plan.
Coronavirus: Pizza Hut restructuring vote secures 5,000 jobs
Pizza Hut Restaurants has won a bid to secure its future and 5,000 jobs though 450 roles remain under threat.
K-pop band BTS scores investor hit with £3.2bn IPO for management label
K-pop stars BTS have scored a hit with South Korean investors after a rush of demand for shares in its management label saw the company valued at £3.2bn.
Tech entrepreneur Impey picked to help solve productivity puzzle
A technology entrepreneur who holds a string of government roles will be unveiled this week as the next boss of Be the Business, the charity set up to address the perennial challenge of Britain’s weak productivity.
TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on video sharing app
An order which would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from smartphone app stores in the US has been temporarily blocked.
Fred Perry stops selling polo shirt after it becomes associated with far-right group
Fred Perry has pulled one of its famous polo shirts after it became associated with a neo-fascist organisation.