According to the Sunday Times, it is not clear why the case, lodged in 1998 following a series of dawn raids, was withdrawn. A spokesman for Tesco told the paper: “All proceedings involving Tesco have been struck out and we now have no involvement in the issue.”
National Lottery operator Camelot is to lobby the government for a tax break following a decline in ticket sales.
The Telegraph reports that Camelot wants the Treasury to cut the 12p duty on ticket sales and instead tax its gross profits, just as it taxes bookmakers.
A newspaper delivery boy has received more than £1000 compensation in an out-of-court settlement after his claim for a minimum wage and paid holiday. The 15-year-old took the Leicester Mercury to a tribunal after he said he was deprived of his round because he could not find anyone to deputise for him while he was on holiday.