British Business - Aug 22

British Business - Aug 22

Aug 22 (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

- Britishvolt IPO-BRI.L , which has talked of producing batteries to power hundreds of thousands of electric vehicles a year and of creating 3,000 directly employed jobs, has been rocked by the resignation of Orral Nadjari, its chief executive and co-founder. Link

- Rene Haas, chief executive of Arm Holdings, has urged the UK government to look at its microchip strategy with greater urgency. Link

The Guardian

- Senior GPs have rejected the Treasury's idea that they could prescribe money off energy bills for the most vulnerable, as officials scramble for proposals to present to Liz Truss next month. Link

The Telegraph

- Property developer Nick Candy has sought a worldwide asset freeze against a former business partner in a fraud case at the High Court. Link Link

Sky News

- Liz Truss has been accused of trying to "avoid independent scrutiny" as she prepares to hold a budget next month without an official economic forecast. Link

(Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)