PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Dec 1
Dec 1 - 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.
* Britain's Labour MPs are to be offered a free vote on extending air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, while Jeremy Corbyn maintains that his opposition to the strikes will be the party's official policy. (thetim.es/1Ix79vG)
* Business groups have attacked the government for "changing the goalposts" after a new rule that companies winning disputes with HM Revenue & Customs will be taxed heavily. Measures contained in the fine print of the chancellor's autumn statement will impose a "penal" 45 per cent tax rate on interest payouts made to companies that win legitimate tax refunds. (thetim.es/1RfyJVp)