Prime Minister Theresa May is to unveil a new, more interventionist, industrial strategy on Monday, designed to boost the post-Brexit UK economy.
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The Sainsbury's chairman David Tyler breached the code of conduct, guidelines on ethical suppliers, and policy on conflict of interest and relationships at work.
Britain is facing three years of slow growth, rising unemployment and squeezed consumer spending as the Brexit-induced collapse in the pound triggers a radical rebalancing of the economy.