May 16, 2022
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Peter Jackson sells visual effects firm for $1.6bn to Unity

bbc– Part of the New Zealand-based visual effects studio co-founded by Oscar-winning director Sir Peter Jackson has been sold for $1.6bn (£1.2bn). A division of Weta Digital, which has worked on films including Lord of the Rings and Avatar, is being bought by video games software company Unity. Unity’s technology is behind games such as […]
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Cost of living causing Brits to cut back ahead of Christmas

express– Households plan to cut back on or stop buying popular varieties of food and drink amid concern about rising prices. Many people are planning to buy not only fewer luxury items but less meat, fish and cheese. The polling by Survation found that nearly seven out of 10 people (69 percent) have been personally […]
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Trade associations urge Sunak to overhaul ‘unfair’ business rates

independent– The chancellor Rishi Sunak must urgently reform the country’s “unfair” and “unproductive” business rates system, dozens of trade associations have said. In a statement, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and 41 business groups, which represent a total of 9 million employees, urged the Treasury to tackle the issue in this month’s Budget. The