EDF’s nuclear steam merger cleared by UK regulator

The Competition and Markets Authority has granted approval to EDF’s acquisition of GE’s nuclear steam power business

Northern Powergrid given green light to appeal Ofgem licence changes

The Competition and Markets Authority has given the green light for the company to challenge changes made to its energy licences

UK’s CMA concerned over Copart’s acquisition of green parts specialist Hills Motors

It believes the loss of rivalry between the companies could lead to higher prices and reduced choice for customers of salvage services as well as reduce competition in the supply of green parts in the UK

CMA rules Veolia must sell Suez’s UK businesses over councils’ cost fears

Its investigation found the merger would likely result in higher cost or lower quality services for councils, with knock-on effects for taxpayers, as well as businesses across the UK

Veolia to sell Suez UK waste business to Macquarie for €2.4bn

The deal is aimed at resolving anti-trust concerns

‘You shouldn’t be paying more than £1.65 for your petrol’

A campaign claims that petrol stations are making as much as £20 profit per family car on fuel

Government report explains why petrol prices are so high

This report also considers means to stop retailers taking advantage of drivers’ pockets

UK construction groups accused of rigging bids in £150m contracts

The competition watchdog said it has provisionally found 10 firms that illegally colluded on tenders in London and the Midlands

Sarah Cardell appointed as interim CEO of the UK’s competition watchdog

She is currently the General Counsel of the CMA and will take over the new role on an interim basis when current head Andrea Coscelli leaves in July

Business Secretary calls for urgent review of retail fuel market

Kwasi Kwarteng has shared his concern over the pace of the increase in pump prices