Here are the top business stories making the headlines in the morning newspapers.

John Lewis could sell off minority stake

John Lewis is considering a potential change to its employee-owned business structure, upending more than 70 years of tradition.

The group, which also owns Waitrose, is currently fully owned by its staff, who receive a share in the profits.

But the BBC says that, in the face of tougher trading, the firm is said to be exploring the idea of selling a minority stake.

The Sunday Times, which first reported the move, said the firm hoped to raise up to £2billion.

It said the firm's chairwoman Dame Sharon White was considering a potential plan to dilute the famous partnership structure in order to invest in better technology, data analysis and Waitrose's supply chain.

The BBC has been told the idea is at the "very, very early stages" of discussion and may not eventually happen.

NHS union accepts pay offer

Members of Scotland's largest NHS union, Unison, have voted to accept the Scottish government's pay offer.

In a digital ballot where 54% of eligible members voted, 78.5% accepted the offer.

The BBC says another union, GMB Scotland, accepted it earlier last week after 59.7% of balloted members agreed to the deal.

Morton’s Rolls back in business

Production restarted at Glasgow bakery Morton's Rolls yesterday after the firm was bought out of administration by a consortium.

About 110 workers - nearly half of the previous workforce - are being recalled to work immediately after being made redundant.

The BBC says Morton's was bought by investor PVL after talks with HMRC, administrators and the Scottish Government.

PVL said it was confident it could turn the company's fortunes around.

It added that it planned to take on further jobs "in the short, medium to long term if the right support is available".

Strike at Heathrow

Security guards at Heathrow Airport's Terminal Five are to strike for 10 days from March 31 in a dispute over pay.

The Unite union says more than 1,400 of its members employed by Heathrow will walk out in a period which covers the school Easter holidays.

The BBC says workers at T5, which used by British Airways, and those who check cargo entering the airport, will take part in the action, ending on Easter Sunday.

Heathrow says contingency plans will be put in place to keep the airport open.

In a statement, Heathrow said passengers can be assured the airport will be "open and operational despite unnecessary threats of strike action by Unite".

Another pay rise for Aldi workers

Aldi has given its store employees the third pay rise in 12 months, joining other companies who have boosted wages because of a labour shortage.

The supermarket group will lift starting pay to £11.40 an hour nationally and to £12.85 in Greater London.

Depending on length of service, some staff could secure rates of up to £13.15 an hour.

The BBC says retailers including Tesco have made similar moves recently as firms try to retain staff struggling with high living costs.

Easing the energy crisis

Lower quality gas will be pumped into Britain’s homes to help boost North Sea production and ease the energy crisis.

Officials have agreed to relax rules so that gas with a lower calorific value can be allowed into the transmission system to be mixed with other supplies.

It should enable drillers to extract some gas which is otherwise left in the ground, although the measure will not be enacted until April 2025.

A spokesman for the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero said the move was “a positive change contributing towards the UK's energy independence”.

The Telegraph says North Sea producer Neptune Energy started calling for the change in late 2021 as gas prices started to climb amid global shortages.

Trump expects arrest

Donald Trump says he expects to be arrested tomorrow and has urged his supporters to launch mass protests.

However, his lawyer said there had been no communication from law enforcement and the former president's post was based on media reports.

Prosecutors have been looking at a possible indictment of Mr Trump.

If this happens, it would be the first criminal case ever brought against a former US president.

This case focuses on alleged hush money paid on Mr Trump's behalf by his lawyer to porn star Stormy Daniels prior to the 2016 presidential election.

The BBC says it is one of several cases in which the 76-year-old is currently being investigated, although he has not yet been charged in any and denies wrongdoing in each.

Grain deal extended

A deal allowing Ukraine to export millions of tonnes of grain through the Black Sea despite the ongoing conflict with Russia has been extended.

But it is unclear how long it will last, with Ukraine pushing for 120 days, and Russia calling for 60 days.

Russia has warned it will not allow the deal to go on longer unless sanctions against Moscow are softened.

The UN and Turkey helped broker the export agreement last July following fears of a global food crisis.

Ukraine is one of the world's top producers of grain, but its access to ports in the Black Sea was blocked by Russian warships following the invasion in February last year.

The BBC says countries that suffer with food insecurity, such as Yemen, rely heavily on these supplies.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced an agreement on extending the deal on Saturday, with hours to go before it was due to expire.

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