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Taxpayers could face higher bills after £11bn waste management merger, watchdog warns

The competition regulator has threatened to intervene in an £11bn merger between two French companies over fears it could lead to higher bills for UK councils and taxpayers. go to Article >

Taxpayers could face bigger bills after waste management merger, CMA warns

47 Days ago News Source: Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

The near-13 billion euro (£11.1 billion) merger between French waste and water management giants Veolia and Suez could lead to higher prices for UK councils and taxpayers, according to Britain’s competition watchdog. read more

Taxpayers could face bigger bills after waste management merger, CMA warns

47 Days ago News Source: Independent.co.uk

The UK competition watchdog said the Veolia and Suez deal could lead to a loss of competition in the supply of key waste and recycling services. read more

Taxpayers could face bigger bills after waste management merger, CMA warns

47 Days ago News Source: Standard.co.uk

The UK competition watchdog said the Veolia and Suez deal could lead to a loss of competition in the supply of key waste and recycling services. read more

Former CBI chief Fairbairn in race to head Channel 4

0 Days ago Finance Source: News.sky.com

Dame Carolyn Fairbairn has joined the race to head Channel 4, the state-owned broadcaster, two years after leaving the CBI after a period of fractious ties between Britain’s biggest employers’ group and Boris Johnson’s administration. read more

FTSE 100 joins Wall Street sell-off on rate rise and tech stock jitters

1 Day ago Finance Source: News.sky.com

The FTSE 100 has joined a global markets sell-off as it followed Wall Street into the red amid jitters over rate rises and the outlook for tech stocks. read more

Wagamama owner warns bounce-back in consumer confidence after Plan B may take a while

1 Day ago Finance Source: News.sky.com

The owner of restaurant chains Wagamama and Frankie & Benny's has warned that consumer confidence may take a while to bounce back even after Plan B restrictions are lifted. read more

Ex-Tory MEP Fox to join board of audit regulator

1 Day ago Finance Source: News.sky.com

A former Conservative MEP is to become a director of the audit regulator as the government seeks to head off criticism of the body responsible for overseeing corporate governance in company boardrooms. read more

Horror show for Netflix as shares plunge by a fifth after customer numbers fall short

2 Days ago Finance Source: News.sky.com

Netflix suffered a horror show as its shares lost a fifth of their value after latest subscriber numbers disappointed Wall Street. read more

Retail sales slide over Christmas as Omicron variant hits high street

2 Days ago Finance Source: News.sky.com

Retail sales fell by a worse than expected 3.7% last month as the Omicron variant was blamed for keeping shoppers away. read more

Peloton shares fall 20% on report of temporary production halt

2 Days ago Finance Source: News.sky.com

Shares in Peloton, the connected fitness firm, have fallen by more than 20% on a report the company is to cease production of its treadmills and bikes because of plunging demand. read more

Singapore fund backs $200m bet on fast grocery delivery service Zapp

2 Days ago Finance Source: News.sky.com

A Singaporean state investment fund is backing one of the new breed of rapid grocery delivery apps which have devoured billions of dollars of funding in a race to grab market share. read more