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Naomi Ackerman

Naomi Ackerman is a Business Reporter for the Evening Standard’s City desk.  She also frequently works on the paper’s award-winning campaigns.


Aveva becomes 47th FTSE 100 giant to sign UN Race to Zero pledge

Together the FTSE 100 corporates now signed up have a combined market value of over a trillion pounds


Loungers boss says ‘pingdemic’ impacting group’s ability to trade

Exc: Chief executive Nick Collins told the Standard: ‘We are still seeing a large number of our team get “pinged” by the NHS test and trace app, and that affects our ability to trade’


Young’s sells 56 tenanted pubs to rival Punch for £53 million

Punch's CEO, Clive Chesser, said he is "delighted" at the purchase


Euros seeing ‘huge increase’ in beer sales, Ocado reports

On Wednesday, as England beat Denmark in a nail-biting semi-final, Ocado’s same-day delivery service, Ocado Zoom, saw sales of IPAs rise by 550% on the same day a week earlier


Advertising watchdog to crack down on misleading cryptocurrency ads

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) told the Standard the issue is a "key priority”


Andrew Strauss among investors putting £1m into immersive cricket firm

The former England cricket captain said the company has “plans to grow nationally and build the world's largest cricketing community”


Tinie Tempah among stars backing startup Gener8 with £2.1m investment

The backing comes after the startup’s founder, former Red Bull marketing manager Sam Jones, made “the best pitch” ever on Dragon’s Den


Entrepreneurs: The team championing ‘clinical exercise’ for fit people

The team at Parsons Green’s Beyond Health want to flip the perception of physio as being purely about treating injuries, and take on the PT world


PZ Cussons returns to sales growth

Boss Jonathan Myers told the Standard there has been “a lot of progress on simplifying our business”