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Court battle over plain tobacco packets

Four of the world's biggest tobacco firms begin a legal challenge to the government's new packaging rules, due to come into force in May.

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Barclays: It's a great time to start a business in the UK - City A.M.


City A.M.

Barclays: It's a great time to start a business in the UK
City A.M.
"These results are particularly encouraging as the business landscape in the UK is changing, with a relatively small number of small and medium sized enterprises (SME) delivering a significant impact on economic growth, employment and wealth creation.".
More small businesses staying the course than three years agoSmallBusiness.co.uk

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Water companies 'pocket ?800m windfall'

Water companies have failed to pass on an ?800m windfall to customers because of regulatory failings, the spending watchdog says.

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Britain's oldest brewer sold 75 million pints last year - Business Insider


Britain's oldest brewer sold 75 million pints last year
Business Insider
Contract brewing is where a brewery uses its equipment to produce beer on behalf of another business or beer maker. Shepherd Neame used to produce Indian beer Kingfisher lager in the UK. Instead, Shepherd Neame is now just focusing on making and ...

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