Hot Off The Wires - 3rd March 2021
Rishi Sunak will announce today multibillion-pound plans to extend the furlough scheme until September at an estimated cost of at least £10bn.
Volvo Cars will sell only all-electric vehicles by 2030 and cut out dealerships as it moves to online selling.
Aldi and Lidl have lost share of the grocery market for the first time in more than a decade, while Tesco’s share rose for the first time since 2016, amid a surge in online shopping during the pandemic.
Ministers have been advised to consider tariffs on imports of lower-standard food and farm produce from overseas, in order to protect the UK’s high standards of food safety and animal welfare.
EBay and Adevinta have offered to sell Gumtree and Shpock, their classified UK ads businesses, to secure regulatory approval for their £6.6bn deal.
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