Commercial news round-up: Brexit, bitcoin, Xmas sales, Apple, car sales

Sadiq Khan has kicked off Thursday with predictions that centre on a “lost decade” of lower employment and reduced investment that would result from a hard Brexit. Specifically, a study commissioned by the mayor estimates the loss of half a million UK jobs and nearly £50 billion in investment by 2030. He has called on the government to stop mishandling the negotiations: “The analysis concludes that the harder the Brexit we end up with, the bigger the potential impact on jobs, growth and living standards.” For more big business news, try these on for size:

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