The Competition and Market Authority said the buyers operate 395 petrol stations in the UK, while Asda owns 323.
Supporters have dubbed 20 April as ‘Dogeday 4/20,’ which is also International Weed Day. It is unclear who is behind his and why this date has been chosen, but Twitter and Reddit users are happily getting in on the action.
Meanwhile, eight in 10 of these jobs were lost by workers under the age of 35.
The region with the lowest unemployment was the South East, which clocked 3.4% jobless in the quarter.
Posts on sites like Twitter and Reddit are urging fans to buy Dogecoin and push the joke token's price up to $1.
Sterling hit its highest in more than six weeks against the dollar on Tuesday with the greenback's continuing decline and a positive surprise from labour market data out of Britain lending support to the currency. Petr Krpata, chief EMEA FX and interest rate strategist at ING, said cable was benefiting from the double tailwind of a post long-squeeze rebound after a positioning adjustment earlier in March and the rising euro/dollar. Sterling is correlated with global growth and typically tends to benefit from positive risk sentiment.
The economic effects of the measures taken by governments to restrict the pandemic were evident in the financial results, the company said.
Although it is commonly assumed that an employer must give a reference and writing a 'bad' one is illegal, this is not technically the case.
GBP/USD gained strong upside momentum and is testing the resistance at 1.4000.
It’s another quiet day on the economic calendar. Employment figures from the UK will put the Pound in focus later today, however.
The British pound has rallied significantly during the course of the trading session on Monday to kick off the week and break above the 1.39 handle.
Top bosses including chief executive Noel Quinn will now hot desk in an open-plan space.
The pair announced the creation of a new taskforce on Monday that will coordinate work on a possible "Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)."
The currency was also lifted by a fall in the dollar, which slumped due to the Federal Reserve’s insistence that rising inflation will only be temporary, and that the central bank will not be taking action to combat it.
GBP/USD settled above the resistance at 1.3835 and is testing the next resistance at 1.3865.
It’s a quiet day ahead on the economic calendar. There are no material stats to consider, leaving geopolitics and COVID-19 and vaccine news in focus
According to new research by the British Chambers of Commerce, two in five businesses (38%) in the first quarter of 2021 expect to see price rises in the next three months.
New research from life insurance comparison site Reassured asked 2,028 UK residents about changes to their lifestyle choices over lockdown.
The band will play to a crowd of 5,000 in Liverpool on 2 May in a trial event at Sefton Park — gaining admission with a negative coronavirus test.
The company has already made top-level changes to its board since a second 737 MAX crash shook the company. Seven directors have already left or are due to step down next week.