Friday 24 September, 2021
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Times Publications

Times Publications

Business groups say NI hike will hold back jobs growth at crucial moment in recovery

Business groups have criticised plans for a National Insurance hike as a drag on jobs growth just as firms seek to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.  Sky News reported   The CBI’s...

Morrisons strikes £7bn takeover deal with US private equity group

Morrisons has agreed a £7bn takeover by the US private equity group Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the latest round in a fierce fight for...

CBI urges economy to ‘live with COVID’ while warning of ‘last chance’ for travel

The CBI publishes a series of recommendations for the government 24 hours before ministers are due to update the lists governing where people...

Economic confusion reflects the mess of England’s Covid ‘freedom day’

Supermarkets warning of empty shelves. Underground lines closed due to staff shortages. A “pingdemic” that has told more than 500,000 people...

Why Blackrock’s China ambitions have drawn fire from one of the world’s most famous investors

The asset management giant has won approval from Beijing to begin operations at its wholly-owned...

China steel firms start merger to create world’s third biggest producer

Chinese steelmakers Ansteel Group and Ben Gang formally began the process of merging their operations...

UK firms may buy Welsh computer chip maker if Chinese takeover fails

Three more British companies have said they are willing to join a group to buy the Welsh semiconductor...