BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

03/18/2018 12:26 AM
Instagram stars: From influencers to entrepreneurs
Why online "influencers" want to develop their businesses off social media as well as on.

03/17/2018 12:35 AM
Why are high street restaurants in trouble?
Why diners seem to have gone cold on mid-market chain restaurants.

03/16/2018 10:38 PM
Blooming pensions
From 5 April nine million workers in auto enrolment will have to decide whether to pay increased contributions

03/16/2018 10:36 PM
Singled out
Single people pay more for holidays, living costs and car insurance - but there are some benefits too.

03/16/2018 10:33 PM
Tesla boss in line for mega-pay deal
Is the loss-making electric car firm's boss Elon Musk worth $2.6bn? Shareholders must decide.

03/16/2018 10:32 PM
'Misleading' online shopping returns policies revealed
Which? studied the websites of 46 retailers and supermarkets. It says that all but one had errors.

03/16/2018 07:22 PM
Camelot warns of 'low level' National Lottery hack
Customers should change their passwords as a precaution, the National Lottery owner says.

03/16/2018 05:27 PM
Insurers warn of travel premium rise
The cost of new policies could soon rise if the principles of a Brexit deal aren't hammered out next week, insurers say.

03/16/2018 04:37 PM
Goldman Sachs reveals gender pay gap
The bank reveals a large pay gap, adding it is committed to getting more women into senior positions.

03/16/2018 03:05 PM
Farm Bank: Founder accused of defrauding gamers
Turkish social media users have accused the mobile gaming site founder of "milking" them before fleeing to Uruguay.

03/16/2018 12:40 PM
Vanilla pod farmer: 'Timing is everything'
Known for its sugarcane, Mauritius has also starting farming the more challenging vanilla crop.

03/16/2018 12:03 PM
'Beach grabbing erodes our birth rights,' say Mauritians
Activists on the island of Mauritius are rising up against foreign property developers.

03/16/2018 11:57 AM
Li Ka-Shing: Asia's second-richest person retires
Li Ka-Shing's business interests range from ports and telecoms to retail including the UK's Superdrug.

03/16/2018 08:39 AM
Wetherspoon profits up as restaurant trade hits tough times
Boss Tim Martin says his pub chain is "doing quite well" despite tougher times in the sector.

03/16/2018 07:46 AM
Currys PC World apologises for extra charges on laptops
Customers report being charged up to £40 more for laptops than the online advertised price.

03/16/2018 12:37 AM
Why are tourists flocking to Scotland?
For the sixth year running, Scotland's visitor attractions have outperformed the rest of the UK.

03/16/2018 12:21 AM
Rotten ideas
As the fight against plastic pollution gains momentum, firms are tackling the issue in different ways.

03/16/2018 12:18 AM
Energy storage: the power of cold air
Highview Power uses liquefied cold air to create stored energy. The air is reheated to produce power.

03/16/2018 12:15 AM
A better way to care for dementia patients
Infrared technology and artificial intelligence offer a better way to take care of dementia patients. It can scan their vital signs 24 hours a day.

03/16/2018 12:11 AM
Remote shoppers
Up to a million people are employed around the world as professional shoppers for clients in China.

03/16/2018 12:07 AM
'Ambulance to the future'
Freezing the deceased in the hope of one day reviving them could become a mainstream service, advocates say.

03/16/2018 12:01 AM
Adapt or die
In the first of our Future of Work series, we look at how new tech could change our working lives.

03/15/2018 10:14 PM
Coutts star banker in sexual harassment claims
A top banker at Coutts, the private bank used by the Queen, is at the centre of a series of complaints about sexual harassment

03/15/2018 02:51 PM
Payment fraud: Millions lost in money transfer trick
Victims of a fraud which leads them to transfer money to a con-artist are typically losing nearly £3,000.

03/15/2018 10:45 AM
French baker disputes fine for opening every day
A small town's only baker was open for business every day last summer, breaking strict labour rules.

03/15/2018 03:40 AM
Pierce Brosnan says India mouth freshener brand 'cheated' him
Pierce Brosnan tells Indian officials a mouth freshener brand misled him about its harmful effects.

03/15/2018 12:28 AM
Fail harder
Talking about failure is taboo in Germany, and it could be holding business back.

03/15/2018 12:25 AM
Penny pitching
The Treasury is seeking views about the future of our coins - but what uses do 1p and 2p pieces have?

03/15/2018 12:01 AM
Trial shifts 'took advantage of me'
Meghan Wright from Edinburgh says trial shifts at Nando's and a supermarket creche took advantage of her inexperience and of her wanting paid work.

03/14/2018 01:52 AM
South Korea gaming: Death by overwork sparks calls for change
Critics say "crunch time", an intense burst of work just before a game is released, can be dangerous.

03/14/2018 12:07 AM
Sending home
The money sent home by migrant workers is relied up on by schools in El Salvador

03/14/2018 12:03 AM
Baby steps
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.

03/14/2018 12:03 AM
The reusable nappy company with big ambitions
Mexican business Ecopipo exports its fabric, washable nappies around the world.

03/13/2018 11:18 PM
The office where only women are allowed to work
There have been men-only clubs for centuries. The Wing is a co-working space in New York exclusively for women.

03/13/2018 12:21 AM
Model citizens
China's tech transformation proceeds apace, but with it comes more digital monitoring and control.

03/12/2018 12:10 AM
Career conversion
When a serious knee injury ended Greg Cox's rugby career, it set him on the path to becoming a multi-millionaire entrepreneur.

03/11/2018 01:47 AM
Nuclear fallout
Seven years after a nuclear meltdown rocked the world's third largest economy, we speak to those still dealing with the devastation.

03/11/2018 12:55 AM
No Budget?
The Spring Budget was the most important economic statement of the year, but then it moved to the autumn.

03/10/2018 02:53 AM
Hot dogs
Weekly spending on UK pets has risen by 31% in two years. Here are some of the more unusual wares on sale at Crufts.

03/09/2018 12:02 AM
Fly drive
Since cars were invented, people have dreamed about making them fly. So why haven't they taken off?

03/08/2018 09:50 AM
'I founded a bank'
On International Women's Day, meet Anne Boden, the Swansea tech entrepreneur who founded her own bank.