William Hill is expected to receive a takeover offer from rival gambling firms 888 and Rank Group after they joined forces to make a possible bid.
Since SoftBank announced its �24bn bid for Arm Holdings last week, much of the talk has been about how the UK is too willing to sell its few world-class businesses.
The BHS brand will disappear from British high streets on 20 August with the closure of the stricken chain's final stores, administrators will say next week.
MPs from across the political divide have demanded an "urgent" decision on whether to expand Heathrow or Gatwick airport.
Northern companies are proving more resilient than the UK, as a whole, ahead of a period of post-Brexit uncertainty, a report has found.