BBC News - Business
BBC News - Business
Thu, 17 May 2018 23:22:34 GMT
New apps are bringing a greater range of services and features to the vital flows of money to families around the world
Tue, 22 May 2018 21:07:03 GMT
If you are fed up of "stay on our mailing list" emails, spare a thought for those having to send them.
Mon, 14 May 2018 23:12:09 GMT
Dockless bike tech has massively boosted bike-sharing. Is it the future of two-wheeled transport?
Essential bill arrears 'more likely among women'
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:08:28 GMT
A charity estimates that three million people - primarily women - were in arrears on a priority bill last year.
Why is there a row about Galileo?
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:01:05 GMT
Britain may be denied full access to the EU's Galileo satellite navigation system on security grounds after Brexit.
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:13:49 GMT
After years of growth, the UK's challenger banks are fighting hard to survive in a tough new market.
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:44:53 GMT
Strawberry producers say labour shortages are driving them to find robotic fruit pickers instead.
Homebase sold for £1 as DIY disaster ends for Wesfarmers
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:47:25 GMT
The sale ends a costly foray into the UK home improvement market for Australia's Wesfarmers.
Profits at energy giant SSE fall as it loses 430,000 customers
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:38 GMT
The company's dip in profits also followed charges linked to the controversial merger of its retail arm with rival Npower.
M&S boss says firm too 'inward looking' and 'corporate'
Wed, 23 May 2018 12:38:25 GMT
The chief executive of Marks and Spencer says the company's culture has been too "inward looking" and "corporate".
Ms Curvaceous takes on the 'fat tax'
Mon, 21 May 2018 23:02:44 GMT
Corrine Mensah was recently crowned Ms Curvaceous UK 2018.
'I found my call in life'
Sun, 20 May 2018 23:16:34 GMT
The language classes multi-millionaire who started out in business doing telesales via a public phone at an airport.
The strawberry-picking robots coming to a farm near you
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:44:49 GMT
Strawberry producers say they can't find enough humans to pick their fruit, so are robots the answer?
How the video game became a million dollar idea.
Fri, 18 May 2018 10:09:14 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells us how the video game became a million dollar idea.
Yours for a pound
Fri, 25 May 2018 11:28:07 GMT
As the owner of Homebase sells the troubled DIY chain, what other firms have been bought for £1?
Tue, 22 May 2018 23:50:19 GMT
The United Nations is launching a global poll to find what young people think of policies affecting their lives.
'Sense of betrayal'
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:44:52 GMT
As the UK hopes to secure trade deals around the world post-Brexit, New Zealand remembers how it was cast adrift when Britain joined the EEC.
Sun, 20 May 2018 23:19:54 GMT
Washington is worried about Chinese investors. Is the rest of America?
Oleg Deripaska resigns from Rusal amid US sanctions row
Fri, 25 May 2018 10:30:02 GMT
The Russian oligarch leaves the aluminium producer to try shield it from US sanctions against him.
TSB left man on hold as his wedding savings were stolen
Fri, 25 May 2018 11:11:10 GMT
A customer took more than four hours to get through to TSB by which time most of the money had gone.
Trump vs China
Tue, 22 May 2018 15:36:11 GMT
The president prides himself on his deal-making, but the Chinese are claiming the upper hand.
Nigeria's reservation on Africa's free trade deal
Fri, 25 May 2018 11:22:08 GMT
Why President Buhari of Nigeria is reluctant to sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement.
Fiat Chrysler recalls 4.8 million US cars
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:56:54 GMT
The Italian-American car maker says no injuries or crashes are related to the large recall campaign.
Tetra Pak says plastic straws are vital
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:00:35 GMT
Tetra Pak thinks plastic straws should not be banned, but instead disposed of properly.
'It would be a disaster'
Wed, 16 May 2018 23:00:30 GMT
Worried Texan businesses call on Trump not to walk away from the free trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada.
How the light bulb became a million dollar idea.
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:58:07 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the light bulb became a million dollar idea.
Thu, 17 May 2018 23:14:29 GMT
A high-tech solution being tested in Iceland gets rid of waste carbon dioxide by pumping it 1,000m underground.
TJ Hughes pays damages after selling fake Fred Perry polo shirts
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:38:39 GMT
Discount store TJ Hughes has paid damages after selling about 2,500 of counterfeit polo shirts.
Boots owner denies overcharging NHS for cancer mouthwash
Sat, 26 May 2018 13:03:27 GMT
A Times newspaper investigation found the NHS was charged £3,220 for a mouthwash used by cancer patients.
GDPR: 'Don't panic!' data watchdog tells firms
Fri, 25 May 2018 07:10:42 GMT
Tough new data protection laws come into effect on Friday, but many firms say they are not ready.
Mon, 21 May 2018 23:05:22 GMT
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.
Luton Airport baggage handlers postpone Bank Holiday strike
Fri, 25 May 2018 07:53:00 GMT
"Productive talks" took place and a new pay deal has been offered, Unite officials say.
Tue, 15 May 2018 23:09:46 GMT
Farc guerillas have returned home, but they are often illiterate and unemployed and in urgent need of new skills for jobs.
Ed Sheeran 'not trying to stitch fans up' over UK tour tickets
Sat, 26 May 2018 11:17:50 GMT
Speaking about a row over tickets for his UK tour, the star says he wants to stop fans getting "ripped off".
How many £1m-plus homes are sold near you?
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:02:34 GMT
Sales of homes in England and Wales for over £1m have hit a new high. How many were sold near you?
Water good idea
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:43:46 GMT
The couple whose "bhungroo" invention is protecting thousands of farmers from drought and monsoon floods.
Do your colleagues want to 'get to know the real you'?
Mon, 21 May 2018 07:09:24 GMT
Liv Garfield, winner of the Businesswoman of the Year award, shares her CEO Secrets.
Mining group Vedanta 'should be delisted'
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:47:29 GMT
Deaths of 13 protesters in India prompts shadow chancellor to call for action by the London Stock Exchange.
Sun, 13 May 2018 23:10:47 GMT
How one couple overcame arson threats to build a restaurant business.
TSB crisis: No end in sight for customers
Fri, 25 May 2018 21:33:16 GMT
Five weeks into the IT crisis, the bank says experts from IBM will remain "for as long as it takes".