BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

11/19/2017 01:18 PM
Chancellor Philip Hammond's 'no unemployed' remark attacked
The chancellor made the comment as he played down the threat posed to jobs by new technology.

11/19/2017 01:02 PM
Budget 2017: Plans to build 300,000 homes a year
The chancellor says he understands the difficulties young people have in saving for a deposit.

11/19/2017 11:54 AM
Philip Hammond says there are 'no unemployed people'
The chancellor insists the 1.4m unemployed in the UK have not been forgotten as he clarifies his remark.

11/19/2017 11:22 AM
Hammond: Driverless cars will be on UK roads by 2021
The chancellor says the country must embrace new technologies in order to succeed.

11/19/2017 12:41 AM
Cleaning up
Jeff Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier set up their vegan skincare firm to fund their art, now it makes nearly $1m a year.

11/18/2017 02:04 PM
Budget 2017: Tax on takeaway boxes to be considered
The chancellor is expected to announce plans to examine the idea in Wednesday's Budget.

11/18/2017 01:24 AM
The man helping turn young lives around
Despite leaving school with no GCSEs, Louchavan Lemard has been named Black Business Man of 2017.

11/17/2017 11:43 PM
Would Rupert Murdoch break up his empire?
Several firms are reported to be interested in parts of 21st Century Fox, but would Murdoch really sell?

11/17/2017 11:35 PM
Budget 2017: Chancellor Philip Hammond 'to target housing and NHS'
Philip Hammond will use the Budget to "attack problems" that lost the Tories votes, a former minister tells Newsnight.

11/17/2017 10:06 PM
Budget 2017: Double Budget effect on your finances
Here is what we already know about changes to your finances ahead of a second Budget of the year.

11/17/2017 10:01 PM
In the driving seat
Which is the best insurance technology for young drivers: Black box or dash cam?

11/17/2017 09:57 PM
Cover boy
A growing number of young men are using cosmetics and big brands are embracing the trend.

11/17/2017 06:33 PM
HS2 contractor Carillion's shares hit by profit alert
Carillion, the UK's second biggest construction firm, warns on profits for the third time in a year.

11/17/2017 05:01 PM
Visibility poor
A shortage of weather data is holding back many African economies. Some start-ups are changing this.

11/17/2017 04:11 PM
'Why I'm giving my wealth away'
EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou discusses why he's started an award for disabled entrepreneurs in the UK.

11/17/2017 01:08 PM
Jaguar Land Rover tests driverless cars on public roads
The UK's biggest car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is testing driverless cars on public roads.

11/17/2017 01:07 PM
'There's a huge potential for video games in Africa'
With the fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, sub-Saharan Africa is a target market for the video games industry.

11/17/2017 12:35 PM
Sky shares lifted by Fox deal reports
Sky led the FTSE 100 higher on Friday on reports two firms are eyeing 21st Century Fox's stake in the company.

11/17/2017 10:26 AM
Sky Bet extends English Football League sponsorship deal
The online gambling operation has extended its multi-million pound deal with the English Football League.

11/17/2017 03:33 AM
2 Sisters chicken supplier problems 'not one-off', say MPs
Supermarket meat supplier 2 Sisters had a "far from pristine" track record at one of its sites, MPs say.

11/17/2017 12:20 AM
Baidu's voice-controlled smart speaker and other news
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

11/17/2017 12:13 AM
'My mum's our restaurant's head chef'
Munaf Kapadia found a unique way to tear his mother away from the television - by making her his head chef in his pop-up restaurant business.

11/17/2017 12:08 AM
Chill seekers
A simple innovation is helping to cut supermarkets' refrigeration costs by 15%.

11/17/2017 12:05 AM
Credit card limits 'need control'
More than a million credit card users have had their limits increased without asking.

11/17/2017 12:01 AM
Call to end 'deadweight' research and development tax breaks
Up to 80% of tax credits for research subsidises spending which would have happened anyway, report says.

11/16/2017 08:00 PM
House Republicans pass $1.4tn tax overhaul bill
Critics say the proposal is a give-away to big business and the wealthy.

11/16/2017 07:51 PM
'Disabled Airbnb' bought by Airbnb
A London firm set up to help people with disabilities find appropriate accommodation is bought by Airbnb.

11/16/2017 05:59 PM
Norway's state fund 'needs to drop oil and gas investments'
The country's central bank says the move will protect it from "a permanent drop in oil and gas prices".

11/16/2017 04:20 PM
Siemens to cut 6,900 jobs worldwide
The German industrial group's job cuts will come mostly in its fossil fuels division.

11/16/2017 04:12 PM
Sarah Beeny and Chris Philp on UK housing market and homebuilding
Sarah Beeny says Britain does not have a housing shortage, but an "affordable housing shortage".

11/16/2017 03:48 PM
Brexit: Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein suggests second vote
Lloyd Blankfein tweets that many want a "confirming vote" on a "monumental and irreversible" decision.

11/16/2017 02:14 PM
Could buying paintings make you rich?
As a painting is sold for a record $450m in New York, experts urge "extreme caution" over investing in art.

11/16/2017 01:35 PM
Tax disc: Car tax evasion triples after paper version scrapped
The government potentially lost out on £107m from 755,000 unlicensed vehicles in the past year, data shows.

11/16/2017 12:06 AM
Special effects
Ryan Johnson's low-cost movie props are proving popular among a new generation of filmmakers

11/15/2017 03:16 PM
Airbus secures $49.5bn aircraft deal
Airbus has struck its biggest single deal with an order for 430 aircraft worth $49.5bn

11/15/2017 12:31 PM
Greggs sorry for swapping Jesus for sausage roll in nativity scene
The bakery firm apologises for an image promoting an advent calendar which upset some Christians.

11/15/2017 07:37 AM
University founder
University founder in Ghana wins major international education award.

11/15/2017 12:07 AM
Green planet
The United Arab Emirates' Mars research programme is turning its attention to date palm trees.

11/15/2017 12:02 AM
Printing ears and noses
The Swedish hi-tech firm at the forefront of using 3D printing to create human ears, noses and other body parts.

11/14/2017 05:27 PM
Sky high
Despite some difficult economic headwinds this year's Dubai Airshow is set for a record number of visitors as well as displays from the Chinese air force's aerobatics team, writes Tim Bowler.

11/14/2017 12:04 AM
Safe to drink?
Eric Roy developed a powerful new water filter for homes after a major contamination scandal.

11/14/2017 12:03 AM
Poo power
The Indian social enterprise that's building public toilets and using poo power to pay for their sustainability

11/13/2017 05:54 PM
Supersonic ambitions
Boom Supersonic boss Blake Scholl says new technology means supersonic flight has a commercial future.