BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

01/18/2018 04:57 AM
Nintendo Labo: The DIY cardboard accessory for Switch
Labo will turn Switch controllers into a piano, a fishing rod, a motorbike or even a robot suit.

01/18/2018 12:44 AM
Modern day slaves
There are 13,000 modern slavery victims in the UK, the BBC's Nina Warhurst meets one man who managed to escape.

01/18/2018 12:40 AM
Ukraine's secret
Ukraine's IT sector is flourishing despite continuing conflict with Russian-backed rebels in the east.

01/18/2018 12:37 AM
Donald Trump's impact on trade in Asia
What's been the impact of Donald Trump's withdrawal of the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement?

01/18/2018 12:26 AM
Are the days of loyalty cards numbered after Tesco's change?
Tesco's decision to alter its Clubcard scheme may be a sign of more change ahead, experts predict.

01/18/2018 12:25 AM
Homes plan back-firing, say councils
A scheme to convert offices into homes lets developers "duck" providing affordable housing, says the LGA.

01/18/2018 12:13 AM
Taxpayers owe private firms £199bn for PFI deals
The public will be repaying Private Finance Initiative deals into the 2040s, a watchdog says.

01/17/2018 09:24 PM
Bonuses for Carillion bosses are blocked
Former executives at the failed construction firm will not get severance payments or bonuses.

01/17/2018 07:31 PM
Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile
The payment is expected to be the largest of its type following US tax code changes.

01/17/2018 06:06 PM
Goldman posts first quarterly loss in six years
The investment bank has experienced problems in its fixed income, currencies and commodities trading business.

01/17/2018 05:01 PM
Gender pay gap 'widens as women get older'
The ONS finds the gender pay gap increased from 40 onwards, peaking between 50 and 59.

01/17/2018 03:27 PM
Wagamama and Pret seek to reduce plastic straw usage
Wagamama and Pret will only provide plastic straws on request.

01/17/2018 02:54 PM
New nuclear plant at Sizewell '20% cheaper than Hinkley'
EDF Energy plans to build Sizewell C, located to the north of the existing Sizewell B plant on the Suffolk coast.

01/17/2018 02:47 PM
Tesco delays Clubcard rewards cut after backlash
The supermarket announces a grace period until June for its biggest rewards after a customer backlash.

01/17/2018 01:01 PM
Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December
The crypto-currency has nearly halved in value since its peak in December.

01/17/2018 11:52 AM
GKN rejects £7.4bn hostile takeover bid
The engineering giant says the offer from turnover specialist Melrose fundamentally undervalues it.

01/17/2018 10:38 AM
Government reassures over supplier Interserve
Shares in the construction and services firm fell after reports it is under special government scrutiny.

01/17/2018 07:16 AM
Bitcoin: South Korea sways cryptocurrency prices - but how?
The Asian nation has been a big adopter of virtual currency, so developments there have a global impact.

01/17/2018 03:39 AM
Nestle sells Crunch, Nerds and other US brands to Ferrero for $2.8bn
Ferrero will pay $2.8bn for brands such as Crunch, Nerds, Runts and Butterfinger.

01/17/2018 03:05 AM
Most new cars must be electric by 2030, ministers told
Three-fifths of new cars must be electric by 2030 to meet climate change targets, ministers are told.

01/17/2018 01:38 AM
Paris, London
A partnership between Imperial College London and a major French agency will keep access to European research funding.

01/17/2018 12:07 AM
CBI criticises short-term policies to improve skills base
Employers' group says short-term fixes are no answer to Britain's long-term skills problem.

01/17/2018 12:05 AM
Made in Medellin
How two student friends set up and grew popular bikini and swimsuit business Agua Bendita.

01/17/2018 12:01 AM
Better balance
As the number of employees working over 48 hours a week rises, some companies are experimenting to find better work-life balance.

01/16/2018 11:50 PM
Detroit motor show: Autonomous vehicles move centre stage
Detroit motor show: Autonomous vehicles move centre stage

01/16/2018 11:00 PM
H&M child model's mum says ad 'not racist'
Terry Mango defended the brand, after her son was caught up in a racism row.

01/16/2018 05:27 PM
Carillion fallout
Carillion's collapse throws the future of its big UK building projects and those that work on them into doubt.

01/16/2018 04:16 PM
A million dangerous tumble dryers still in UK
Faulty tumble dryers which can catch fire are still widely used in the UK, a committee of MPs warns.

01/16/2018 04:13 PM
Family of H&M child model moved house 'for security'
The mother of a child model caught up in an H&M racism row says her family has had to move house.

01/16/2018 02:18 PM
Just Eat offers £10 to woman after a driver sent her unwanted messages
Just Eat says its "appalled" at its initial response to a customer who complained about messages from a delivery driver.

01/16/2018 11:36 AM
Heads up
This year's Detroit car show sees new US investments, a Chinese challenger, nostalgia and fashionable headlights.

01/16/2018 12:20 AM
Panic buying
Cyber insurance is growing fast as businesses lose billions to hackers.

01/15/2018 11:04 PM
Why the A380 never really took off
Airbus has said it will stop making its superjumbo if it does not get any more orders.

01/15/2018 07:09 PM
Carillion's collapse - what happens now?
Britain's second biggest construction company has collapsed. What does it mean for the projects it worked on, and the schools and hospitals it worked for?

01/15/2018 06:59 PM
Pick-up trucks dominate Detroit Auto Show
Pick-ups are the king of US cars, and with low gas prices they're likely to retain that crown.

01/15/2018 03:16 PM
'That's it, go home'
How the collapse of Carillion has affected those who worked with and for the company.

01/15/2018 11:54 AM
Auto changes
The Detroit motor show is a major industry event, but technological advances are changing the traditional order.

01/15/2018 09:52 AM
Carillion's woes
The construction firm is to be liquidated after its huge financial troubles finally overwhelmed it.

01/15/2018 12:02 AM
'You can run a football club and still wear a dress'
"You can run a football club and still wear a dress," says Carolyn Radford, the CEO of Mansfield Town FC.

01/15/2018 12:00 AM
Sticky business
How a UK expat introduced Americans to the joys of traditional British desserts, such as sticky toffee pudding.

01/14/2018 12:47 AM
Trouble brewing
Women say they are being groped at events, abused on social media and belittled in their jobs.

01/14/2018 12:25 AM
War on waste
How the UK's big retailers are trying to reduce the amount of avoidable plastic waste they produce.

01/13/2018 12:33 AM
Socking it to 'em
John Cronin and his father, Mark, explain how they've grown their colourful socks business.

01/12/2018 12:04 AM
Will taps run dry?
With water usage and droughts across the globe rising, the race is on to manage water more efficiently.

01/11/2018 05:24 PM
Financial secrets
A "revolution" in our financial lives will begin next month, but what is it and how will it work?

01/11/2018 12:09 AM
Net gains
Basketball rivals the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers are in the UK to boost the NBA's global presence.

01/11/2018 12:04 AM
Donald's decision
Of all the questions hanging over world trade in 2018, none loom larger than Donald Trump's attitude to it.

01/10/2018 04:47 PM
Unwelcome extra
Business will no longer be able to charge customers for paying by card, so what does this mean for prices?

01/10/2018 12:29 AM
Big designs
How young Australian entrepreneur Melanie Perkins set up and grew popular design website Canva.

01/08/2018 05:59 PM
How bad is it?
Carrie Gracie's resignation at the BBC got us wondering how widespread the problem is in the UK.