The TNT shareholders have between Monday and 30 October to accept the proposed acquisition offer from FedEx. A joint statement from the two companies said the deal will be discussed with shareholders at a meeting on 5 October. The offer made to shareholders is a public cash offer, priced at €8 (£5.77) per ordinary share, providing at least 95% of shareholders vote in favour of the deal. However that figure will be reduced to 80% if shareholders vote in favour […]
The government has put in its request to the European Commission (EC) to extend the rural fuel rebate scheme to ten more UK towns.
Treasury officials have indicated it will probably take seven to nine months for the European Commission to make its decision about an extension of the UK’s rural fuel duty rebate scheme.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is about to enter the final stage of its investigation into Mercedes-Benz and five vehicle dealerships over suspected breaches of the Competition Act in the distribution of commercial vehicles. The investigation, launched in 2010, relates to five separate alleged infringements between March 2007 and January 2010, each of them involving two or three dealers, and two of them also involving Mercedes-Benz. Apart from Mercedes UK parent Daimler UK, and ultimate parent Daimler AG, the […]