News Digest – UK Business – 9 January

Jan 9 (Reuters) – Here are the headlines in the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified the reports or vouched for their accuracy.


– Opposition Leader Keir Starmer has defended his support for using the private sector to cut NHS waiting lists despite his leadership’s pledge to “end outsourcing”.

– Credit Suisse Group AG has launched legal action to protect its clients from Greensill Bank administrative fees.


– British MP Jacob Rees-Mogg will receive an annual dividend of about £500,000 ($605,750.00) from his stake in Somerset Capital Management, an investment fund he co-founded in 2007.

– British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is considering banning thousands of workers from unions, according to leaked government emails detailing proposals that could be “the biggest attack on workers’ rights and freedoms” in decades.

The Telegraph

– The UK will join an exclusive club of 10 countries capable of sending rockets into orbit when it launches its first satellite payload from Spaceport Cornwall on Monday.

– Heavy rain is expected across much of the country on Tuesday, with a yellow warning for severe weather in northwest England and parts of Wales.

sky news

– An extra £200m ($242.3m) will be made available to pay for care home beds so people can be discharged faster to free up space for those who need it more.

($1 = 0.8254 pounds) (Compiled by Bangalore Newsroom)

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