Energy supply


Sainsbury's-Asda merger

Sainsbury's and Asda confirm merger plans.

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Gender pay gap

80% of UK companies and public sectors organisations pay women less than men.

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Zero hours contracts

Nearly 1 million UK workers on zero-hours contracts.

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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Energy supply

The supply of electricity in the UK has three main components:

  1. The generation by power stations Electricity transmission via a grid.
  2. Distribution via regional networks - Since privatisation in 1991 the Transmission Network Owners (TNOs) are The National Grid in England and Scottish Power in Scotland.
  3. The distribution operators include: EDF Energy, CE Electrics, Central Networks and United Utilities

The energy regulator is OFGEM.


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Inflation latest

CPI inflation falls to 2.7%. 

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

Brexit latest

Dominic Raab appointed as Brexit negotiator.

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New materials

Multiple choice papers for Paper Three.

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Brexit update

Article 50

What trading options are available to the UK?

Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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Tax avoidance

Double Irish - and a Dutch Sandwich more..

The OECD presents its final package for reform of international tax rules..more

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