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PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Dec. 8

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Dec. 8
From Reuters - December 7, 2017

Dec 8 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The Times

- The Electoral Commission said it was probing whether the left-wing network of Jeremy Corbyn supporters spent more than the legal limit for a non-party campaigner in the run-up to the snap election in June. bit.ly/2iELVrJ

- Hedge funds whose multimillionaire founders backed the campaign to leave the European Union will not think twice about abandoning Britain and picking off businesses damaged by Brexit, Elizabeth Desmond, the chief investment officer at Mondrian Investment Partners' UK operation said. bit.ly/2ACJksd

The Guardian

- More than 800 senior Asda shop floor workers are facing a pay cut or redundancy in the new year after the supermarket chain embarked on another cost-cutting exercise. bit.ly/2nBLB29

- Sports Direct International Plc and its employment agencies Best Connection and Transline have been named by the government for paying workers less than the legal minimum wage, underpaying them by nearly one million pounds ($1.35 million). bit.ly/2AE4lRq

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