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PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Nov. 23

·2 min read

Nov 23 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The Times

- Google is working with small British lender Cynergy Bank to provide a mixed digital and personal banking service. https://bit.ly/35RFevJ

- Britain is forecast to miss out on more than half of the 50 billion pounds ($66.51 billion) investment in building offshore wind farms in its waters this decade, with the majority of orders for turbines and other equipment expected to go to factories and suppliers overseas. https://bit.ly/3kYts6W

The Guardian

- A cross-party group of national and local politicians will this week lobby the government for emergency funds to tackle the impact of Covid-19 on workers whose livelihoods rely on airports. https://bit.ly/2UNldjE

- Ineos and Korean carmaker Hyundai have agreed to work together on hydrogen fuel cells that will eventually power the British chemical company's new off-road vehicles. https://bit.ly/35TWwrU

The Telegraph

- Top executives at Boohoo are set to be quizzed by lawyers after judges rejected the retailer's attempt to dismiss a $100 million legal action over "fake" discounts. https://bit.ly/2J1IoUM

- Transport Secretary will announce on Monday that blanket quarantine restrictions will end in time for Christmas so that families can travel to high-risk "red list" countries to visit relatives and reduce their time in self-isolation by up to nine days on their return. https://bit.ly/3981GCO

Sky News

- A former chairman of Centrica is being lined up to lead the AA by the consortium which hopes to agree a 3 billion pound takeover of Britain's biggest roadside recovery service this week. https://bit.ly/2UQvhIx

- Chancellor Rishi Sunak has told there will be no return to austerity in his upcoming spending review, but hinted at a future public sector pay freeze. https://bit.ly/3kV25e7

($1 = 0.7518 pounds) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)