BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

12/11/2017 04:34 AM
Global recall of Lactalis baby milk over salmonella fears
Britain and China are among the countries affected by the recall of baby milk formula products.

12/11/2017 12:49 AM
Bitcoin rises on futures trading debut on major US exchange
Trading in futures contracts is a step towards legitimising the digital currency, its supporters say.

12/11/2017 12:22 AM
Stefano Tresca: 'Fight your battles on a single front'
CEO Secrets: Tech start-ups should concentrate on their core business and fight on one front at a time, says Stefano Tresca

12/11/2017 12:19 AM
3am epiphany
Kristina Karlsson set up her stationary business following a eureka moment, and it has since gone global.

12/11/2017 12:11 AM
Regions divided over Christmas costs
People in less affluent regions spend more as a proportion of income on Christmas, analysis suggests.

12/11/2017 12:10 AM
Ban pension cold-calling now, MPs demand
MPs warn a crackdown on pension cold-calling may not happen until 2020 unless ministers take action.

12/11/2017 12:08 AM
Inflation tracker: Will you feel the pinch this Christmas?
From smoked salmon to smartphones, 2017 is shaping up to be an expensive Christmas for consumers.

12/10/2017 10:55 PM
German spy agency warns of Chinese LinkedIn espionage
Germany's spy agency says China is using the site to gather information on politicians.

12/10/2017 08:30 PM
A political Fed
As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?

12/10/2017 07:11 PM
Brexit: David Davis wants 'Canada plus plus plus' trade deal
The Brexit secretary says he wants a tariff-free trade deal, as Labour suggests paying for market access.

12/10/2017 06:17 PM
Qatar buys 24 Eurofighter Typhoon jets in £6bn deal
The move will help safeguard thousands of jobs at BAE Systems, mainly at Warton in Lancashire.

12/10/2017 03:29 PM
Max Clifford dies in hospital aged 74
Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died in hospital, aged 74, after collapsing in prison.

12/10/2017 10:07 AM
Apple 'to buy Shazam for $400m'
The music recognition app already makes most of its money by referring music buyers to Apple's iTunes.

12/10/2017 12:30 AM
Paint and sip
Learning to paint while enjoying a drink has become a popular pastime - but can you improve under the influence?

12/09/2017 10:18 AM
Brexit: What still needs to be worked out?
As the first phase of talks come to an end, what's been agreed and what is still to come?

12/09/2017 12:21 AM
The woman making money from food porn
Meet Kimberly Espinel - the blogger teaching people how to photograph food for Instagram.

12/08/2017 10:05 PM
Bitcoin: 'I'm part of a crazy wave'
Three people share their experiences of buying Bitcoin.

12/08/2017 09:49 PM
Financial secrets
A "revolution" in our financial lives will begin next month, but what is it and how will it work?

12/08/2017 09:34 PM
Is Trump the WTO's biggest threat?
As the World Trade Organization meets in Argentina, is the US President undermining its existence?

12/08/2017 06:27 PM
Spotify and Tencent Music buy stake in each other
Two of the world's most popular online music streaming services are buying shares in one another.

12/08/2017 04:07 PM
US jobs growth stronger than expected
A rebound after the disruption caused by hurricanes boosted US employment last month.

12/08/2017 02:35 PM
EU agrees biggest free trade deal with Japan
The agreement is a challenge to the protectionism championed by US President Donald Trump.

12/08/2017 01:21 PM
New safety systems for London's trams
The BBC's Richard Westcott looks at Transport for London's warning systems aimed at stopping tram drivers dozing off.

12/08/2017 12:32 PM
Ghana's 'brand-building' ideas guru
Sound and fashion artist Steloolive works with brands to increase their profile.

12/08/2017 11:28 AM 'I want to be like Bill Gates'
Why, the award-winning musician and front-man for the Black Eyed Peas is collaborating with coders.

12/08/2017 11:22 AM
Three football clubs 'shamed' for underpaying staff
Three Scottish teams are among 28 employers who failed to pay staff the minimum wage.

12/08/2017 10:48 AM
Brexit: Business calls for more clarity over deal
Despite news of a "breakthrough" deal, companies want certainty about EU citizens living in the UK.

12/08/2017 12:45 AM
Chat and pay
People are paying friends, family and firms through their social media apps.

12/08/2017 12:39 AM
How the Model T Ford became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the Model T Ford became a million dollar idea.

12/08/2017 12:06 AM
Crypto currency
The Bitcoin bull run has been welcomed by many but regulators are still trying to understand it.

12/08/2017 12:04 AM
Fake pants seized in Christmas crackdown on counterfeits
Authorities are using Calvin Kleins and humorous videos to warn consumers over Christmas counterfeits.

12/08/2017 12:04 AM
Fake goods worth millions seized ahead of Christmas
The Border Force warns shoppers to be on the look-out for counterfeit products.

12/07/2017 12:28 AM
Declining thread
It is in the finest carpets, it is in Harris Tweed, and now you'll even find it in top-of-the-range beds; but at £1 a kilo, UK wool hasn't been this cheap in seven years.

12/06/2017 11:59 AM
Unwrapping the past
An intact mummy, excavated a century ago, is the first to be scanned by an advanced X-ray system.

12/06/2017 12:37 AM
Look at me
Live streaming in Asia has boomed thanks to a massive youth market who spend big through mobile apps.

12/06/2017 12:33 AM
Babbel, one of the world's most popular language learning websites, was set up by friends after one of them wanted to learn Spanish.

12/06/2017 12:08 AM
Fed heads
At every key moment in US economic history, the chair of the Federal Reserve has set the pace.

12/05/2017 12:22 AM
Saving mums
Putting Pakistan's missing female doctors and midwives to work to save lives.

12/05/2017 12:13 AM
Dangerous milk
The tech tackling fake baby formula, dodgy drugs, conflict diamonds and fishy fish.

12/04/2017 01:17 AM
Take two
The inspiring stories of people who quit their day job for something completely different.

12/04/2017 12:30 AM
Healthy dragon
Tej Lalvani heads up his family vitamins firm but says luck "wasn't handed to him on a plate"

12/04/2017 12:21 AM
Plastic fantastic
The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.

12/03/2017 01:44 AM
When I'm 64
Within 15 years, retirees who are renting may have to pay up to 42% of their income, according to a new study

12/01/2017 09:57 PM
Cheesy idea
Food businesses serving up cheesy dishes are thriving, but is the trend bad for our health?

12/01/2017 05:15 PM
Coping methods
What do US central bankers do during a financial crisis?

12/01/2017 12:01 AM
Powering up
They won't give you superhuman strength, but exoskeletons are making physical tasks easier.

11/30/2017 03:46 PM
Bitcoin bubble?
The digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof - but what is it, and why has it shot up in price?

11/30/2017 12:04 AM
Aging indicators
Japan's years of stagnant wage growth and a rapidly ageing population offer lessons to other developed economies.

11/30/2017 12:02 AM
Snow business
Skiing faces a number of challenges, including ageing participants, climate change, and even Brexit.

11/29/2017 12:13 AM
Bug eat bug
How a Brazilian company put itself at the forefront of biological pest control - using insects to control other bugs.

11/28/2017 12:23 AM
Educating girls
The volunteers pushing to get up to three million Indian girls into school instead of becoming child brides.

11/28/2017 12:20 AM
Global leader
The interest rate set by America's central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.

11/28/2017 12:16 AM
Super vision
Imagine pointing your phone's camera at any object and being given useful information about it.

11/27/2017 12:25 AM
Radical revolution
This simple yet transformative piece of technology made civilisation possible.

11/27/2017 12:18 AM
Need for speed
The founder of the sports nutrition company MaxiMuscle wants to buy back the firm he founded.

11/25/2017 12:34 AM
Counting down
How Advent has gone from chocolate treats for children to an extravagant present-filled bonanza.

11/24/2017 09:48 PM
Nothing wasted
A growing number of businesses are finding creative uses for surplus food - but will the trend ever go mainstream?

11/24/2017 12:03 AM
Help is on its way!
Not every country has a single number to call in an emergency. One start-up is trying to change that.