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Sector
Financials
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £13.14bn
Enterprise Value £4.70bn
Revenue £66.05bn
Position in Universe 77th / 1814

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - June 29

Mon 29th June, 2020 1:11am
June 29 (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
   - Internet shoppers could be hit by a compulsory delivery
charge as part of a campaign to cut congestion and toxic
emissions, The Times has learnt. https://bit.ly/3eNSu6M
    
   - Legal & General  LGEN.L  has warned that "history will
judge us unkindly" unless the government embarks on a
multibillion-pound investment programme to revitalise the
economy. https://bit.ly/388PG1n
    
    The Guardian
    - Virgin Atlantic is attempting to secure a privately funded
rescue deal worth up to 900 million pounds ($1.11 billion) by
the end of this week as it fights to survive after the slump in
international travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://bit.ly/3dKezS6
    
    - Schools in England are being promised a 1 billion pounds
rebuilding programme as Prime Minister Boris Johnson commits to
giving children a "world-class education" after months out of
the classroom, and pledges help for the economy to bounce back
from the coronavirus crisis. https://bit.ly/38gWJoU
    
    The Telegraph
    - Uber's  UBER.N  UK head Fred Jones has left the ride
sharing company to join electric scooter start-up Tier. https://bit.ly/3dBLmZC
    
    - UK banks chiefs have urged Finance Minister Rishi Sunak to
slash capital requirements and cut red tape after the Brexit
transition to deliver a multibillion-pound boost to the
post-COVID-19 economic recovery. https://bit.ly/2YHOpuU
   
     Sky News
    - Andrew Tyrie, chair of Britain's Competition and Markets
Authority (CMA) was effectively forced to step down three years
early after falling out with its chief executive, raising
questions about the public reasons cited for his premature
departure. https://bit.ly/2NCdLUP
    
    - Mark Sedwill, UK's top civil servant and national security
adviser to Boris Johnson is stepping down, the government has
announced. https://bit.ly/3eNSrI8
    
    The Independent
    - UK Labour Party has set out plans for a shake-up of mental
health support to ensure that 3.1 million NHS and care workers
who have been under intense pressure during the coronavirus
crisis get access to the same fast-tracked help and advice. https://bit.ly/2CQVwsH
    
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