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McDonald's launches delivery trial amid industry pressure



News June 22, 2017


The fast food chain is offering McDelivery through UberEats, with orders available from 22 locations across London and another 10 restaurants in Leeds and Nottingham.Customers will be able to order food through the UberEats app be...

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Manufacturing demand at 'highest level since August 1988' - CBI



News June 22, 2017


The business lobby group's monthly survey of the manufacturing sector added to evidence of a resurgence for UK factories, with 1995 the last time export order books were so high.Total orders, which include domestic business, were ...

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Southern Railway commuters face renewed driver strike threat



News June 22, 2017


The ASLEF union made the announcement as a delayed report on the company's performance slammed poor infrastructure - coupled with industrial disputes - for a strain on services to the travelling public.In addition to the pay dispu...

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Strawberry costs may 'soar up to 50%' if Brexit restricts labour



News June 22, 2017


A report for British Summer Fruits says around 95% of the 29,000 people needed for cultivating and harvesting strawberries and other soft fruit crops were from other EU nations - mainly Poland and Romania.It predicted demand for s...

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Superdrug parent AS Watson plots £1bn Holland & Barrett bid



News June 21, 2017


Sky News has learnt that AS Watson Group, which is part of the vast Asian conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings, has tabled an indicative offer for Holland & Barrett, whose owner has kicked off an auction of the business.Talks betwee...

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