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Kwasi Kwarteng vetoes subsidies for gas supply giants to take on rivals’ clients
Business secretary ‘categorically’ rules out loans for large suppliers to take on insolvent rivals’ customers

Jillian Ambrose

23, Sep, 2021 @6:59 PM

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UK petrol stations warn over fuel shortages due to lack of HGV drivers
BP is forced to shut some stations and Esso says deliveries to some Tesco forecourts are affected

Richard Partington and Joanna Partridge

23, Sep, 2021 @6:58 PM

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Petrol disruption will fuel fears of new winter of discontent
The issue now – a shortage of drivers – is different to the 70s but ministers are wise to work on contingency plans

Larry Elliott Economics editor

23, Sep, 2021 @6:19 PM

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UK petrol shortages should force a rethink of visa rules for drivers | Nils Pratley
Pragmatism is required from ministers as lack of workers looks likely to continue well into 2022

Nils Pratley

23, Sep, 2021 @5:59 PM

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Autumn 2000: when fuel shortages brought UK to virtual standstill
Rationing brings echoes of price protests that led to panic buying and filling stations running dry

Caroline Davies

23, Sep, 2021 @5:35 PM

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French Connection shares jump after entrepreneur makes bid
Shares increased by 15% although company said no guarantee offer would be made by latest bidding consortium

Sarah Butler

23, Sep, 2021 @5:19 PM

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C02 crisis makes a mockery of ‘global Britain’ | Letters
Letters: Alistair Wood says today’s crises are caused by the UK selling off its most valuable assets, while Gary Nethercott asks what happened to Tory ‘market solutions’

Letters

23, Sep, 2021 @4:41 PM

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‘A dark legacy’: unions voice fears over global logistic firm’s spinoff
US-based XPO Logistics has boomed during the pandemic but its reorganisation is causing concern

Michael Sainato

23, Sep, 2021 @4:08 PM

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Bank of England warns energy price surge will push inflation over 4% – as it happened
Inflation expected to rise ‘slightly over 4%’ in the final quarter of this year, as energy and goods prices surge

Graeme Wearden

23, Sep, 2021 @4:07 PM

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Inflation is poised to top 4%: is the Bank of England asleep at the wheel?
Analysis: Threadneedle Street is adopting a wait and see policy and keeping interest rates unchanged

Larry Elliott Economics editor

23, Sep, 2021 @1:48 PM

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Bank of England warns energy crisis will push inflation above 4% this winter
Interest rates kept at o.1% as worker and material shortages slow Britain’s economic recovery from pandemic

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

23, Sep, 2021 @1:34 PM

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BA abandons plans for short-haul subsidiary airline at Gatwick
Proposals for BA-branded subsidiary ditched after pilots refuse to back deal between airline and union

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

23, Sep, 2021 @1:20 PM

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