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BT-EE deal gets competition go-ahead

BT Group's takeover of mobile phone network EE has been given final clearance by the Competition and Markets Authority.

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Solicitors welcome investigation into cost and quality of UK legal services - The Guardian


The Guardian

Solicitors welcome investigation into cost and quality of UK legal services
The Guardian
Among small businesses, only 13% said they viewed lawyers as cost-effective and about half agreed that they used legal service providers as a last resort to solve business problems. Catherine Dixon, chief executive of the Law Society, said: ?We know ...

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Microsoft could be looking to open its first UK store - Business Insider


Business Insider

Microsoft could be looking to open its first UK store
Business Insider
The company is said to be talking to property investment companies and retailers. The store would follow the "store-within-a-store" model, whereby a larger retail space leases a smaller section to another company. The store-within-a-store model is ...

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The multi-million pound business started as a laugh - BBC News


BBC News

The multi-million pound business started as a laugh
BBC News
As with so many good ideas, inspiration came to them after a few beers. At the time, the three co-founders of MorphCostumes had successful corporate careers. But nevertheless, the notion of starting a business to sell top-to-toe spandex bodysuits ...

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