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New nuclear plant at Sizewell '20% cheaper than Hinkley'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:54:17 GMT

EDF Energy plans to build Sizewell C, located to the north of the existing Sizewell B plant on the Suffolk coast.

Gender pay gap 'widens as women get older'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:01:48 GMT

The ONS finds the gender pay gap increased from 40 onwards, peaking between 50 and 59.

GKN rejects £7.4bn hostile takeover bid

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:52:53 GMT

The engineering giant says the offer from turnover specialist Melrose fundamentally undervalues it.

Government reassures over supplier Interserve

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:38:22 GMT

Shares in the construction and services firm fell after reports it is under special government scrutiny.

Nestle sells Crunch, Nerds and other US brands to Ferrero for $2.8bn

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:39:45 GMT

Ferrero will pay $2.8bn for brands such as Crunch, Nerds, Runts and Butterfinger.