Fruit, vegetables and wine will be scarce and costly under no-deal Brexit, warn retailers

Weekly shop could be hit if chaos predicted in leaked government documents occursLatest Brexit developments – live updatesFresh fruit and vegetables and wine are among the products likely to become scarcer and more expensive after a no-deal Brexit, acc…

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Co-op to trial 100% compostable wrappers at Glastonbury

Pop-up store will also sell water in recyclable aluminium cans and refillable bottles at festivalSandwiches in 100% compostable packaging will go on sale at Glastonbury festival which starts on Wednesday, as part of a trial launched by the Co-op.In wha…

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The big four auditors are failing – and the watchdog’s report won’t change that | Prem Sikka

The near-collapse of BHS, Carillion and the bailed-out banks wasn’t spotted. The CMA’s remedy shows it is not fit for purposeWhat do BHS, Carillion, Conviviality, Quindell, Aero Inventory, the Co-op Bank, and London and Capital Finance have in common? …

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Digital banking puts small lenders’ stability at risk, report finds

Sector could face run on deposits despite changes made in wake of Co-op Bank sagaDigital banking has put smaller lenders at risk of a run on their deposits that could spread across the financial system, despite changes meant to avoid further UK bailout…

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No-deal Brexit would mean shortages and price rises, say retailers

Bosses of Sainsbury’s, Asda, M&S, Co-op and Waitrose write letter to governmentLeading retail bosses, including the chief executives of Sainsbury’s, Asda, Marks & Spencer, the Co-op and Waitrose, have written to the government warning of signif…

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