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Lidl leapfrogs Waitrose in UK supermarket league

Lidl has beaten Waitrose into seventh place in the UK supermarket rankings, dominated as usual by Tesco. The German discounter has achieved 5.2% of the Kantar Worldpanel market share, up from 4.5% this time last year – beating Waitrose, which remained static on 5.1%. The latest rankings are: Tesco Sainsbury’s Asda Morrisons Aldi The Co-operative […]

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FCA plans certification rollout to all financial services firms

The Financial Conduct Authority, the City’s regulatory authority, has outlined a proposed expansion of its Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR). The proposals will extend the FCA’s rules to all financial services firms, and a consultation period on the 312-page document is open until November. It aims to “reduce harm to consumers and strengthen market […]