BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

06/23/2017 10:01 PM
Building society's account deadline axed
Current accounts at the Norwich and Peterborough had been earmarked to close by the end of August.

06/23/2017 09:58 PM
Big hitters
The Women's Cricket World Cup gets under way, on a mission to grow as a sport and a business

06/23/2017 09:56 PM
The start-ups plugging the hole in Zimbabwe's economy
Against all the odds, some entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe are running successful small businesses.

06/23/2017 09:55 PM
Brexit: Tory MP Leadsom says broadcasters should be patriotic
Coverage of Brexit could be more "helpful", Tory MP Andrea Leadsom tells Newsnight's Emily Maitlis.

06/23/2017 09:29 PM
Tesco is raising store staff pay by 10.5% over two years
Hourly pay rates will rise to £8.42 an hour by November 2018 but Sunday pay will be reduced.

06/23/2017 05:00 PM
London's temporary African-inspired architecture
Diebedo Francis Kere is the 17th architect to design a temporary pavilion in the grounds of London's Hyde Park.

06/23/2017 04:50 PM
How safe is your internet router?
Virgin Media is warning its customers to change the password on their internet routers. A Which? investigation found its Super Hub 2 router is vulnerable to hackers.

06/23/2017 03:44 PM
Troubled Toshiba flags deeper losses
The troubled Japanese electronics giant delays its final earnings report again as its losses worsen.

06/23/2017 02:12 PM
Togo's 'voodoo vacations'
Traditional voodoo ceremonies are attracting tourists to the small West African nation of Togo.

06/23/2017 01:21 PM
ECB bids for more euro clearing oversight
The central bank seeks a "significantly enhanced" role in regulating the lucrative market.

06/23/2017 12:53 PM
FTSE 100 slides as pound rises
UK shares lose ground but the pound climbs against the dollar.

06/23/2017 12:35 PM
How Velcro became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells how Velcro was invented after a walk in a wood.

06/23/2017 11:47 AM
Shark attacks threaten Reunion Island tourist trade
Shark attacks on surfers and swimmers around Reunion island have seriously affected local businesses.

06/23/2017 11:40 AM
EU prepares to move two agencies from London
States bid to host agencies responsible for medicines and banking, meaning hundreds of jobs moving.

06/23/2017 11:28 AM
Watchdog clamps down on online gambling
The competition regulator is to take action against betting sites which it says are breaking consumer law.

06/23/2017 07:43 AM
Hinkley Point deal 'risky and expensive'
Costs and risks for energy users 'not sufficiently considered' warns the National Audit Office.

06/23/2017 04:59 AM
Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech
Move is a response to UK government criticism that the firm doesn't do enough to curb online hate.

06/23/2017 02:12 AM
Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk
The company tells 800,000 customers with Super Hub 2 routers to change their passwords immediately.

06/23/2017 12:21 AM
Fed: US banks have money for crisis
The 34 largest US banks passed the first part of the Federal Reserve's annual stress test.

06/23/2017 12:15 AM
'I lost my eye'
About two billion people have no insurance, but "pay-by-mobile" policies are growing in popularity.

06/23/2017 12:11 AM
Better prospects
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?

06/23/2017 12:05 AM
One year on
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?

06/23/2017 12:02 AM
Premier Inn urgently reviews cladding
The chain says three hotels are affected - but the cladding is 'less flammable' than Grenfell Tower.

06/22/2017 09:33 PM
Qatar wants 10% of American Airlines
Qatar Airways has told the world's biggest airline it plans to buy up to $808m (£638m) of its shares.

06/22/2017 05:22 PM
New railway connection to London Luton Airport approved
The line will replace the current shuttle bus between Luton Airport Parkway station and the terminal.

06/22/2017 04:12 PM
Hornby says takeover bid undervalues firm
The model toymaker has received a takeover bid from its largest shareholder, Phoenix Asset Management.

06/22/2017 01:21 PM
China raises heat over foreign investment
The authorities in China have reportedly stepped up efforts to clamp down on firms' overseas investment.

06/22/2017 12:40 PM
HS2 franchise: Bidder shortlist revealed
Government reveals who could run the West Coast Main Line, including HS2, and South Eastern rail franchises.

06/22/2017 11:40 AM
Single parents win benefits cap High Court challenge
The judge in the case says the cap causes "real misery", but the government intends to appeal.

06/22/2017 11:30 AM
Pesto excluded from liquid ban by Italian airport
Genoa airport in northern Italy now allows pesto in hand luggage in exchange for a charity donation.

06/22/2017 09:21 AM
Paris Airshow: eight takeaways from the major aerospace event
From breaking the sound barrier to sales battles: eight things we learned at the Paris Airshow.

06/22/2017 12:06 AM
Energy revolution
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.

06/22/2017 12:04 AM
'There's no judgement'
The new generation of dance workouts aiming to be less formal and more enjoyable.

06/21/2017 02:31 PM
Lightning strike
While the F-35 has been one of the main attractions at the Paris Airshow, here we've also picked out some of the other highlights of this week's show.

06/21/2017 07:01 AM
Chinese bike share firm goes bust after losing 90% of bikes
The Chinese company did not put GPS chips on its bikes and presumes they have been lost or stolen.

06/21/2017 12:39 AM
Hidden problem
Despite international pledges, many of the world's poorest children do not get a chance to go to school.

06/21/2017 12:36 AM
A hot issue
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.

06/21/2017 12:32 AM
Philippines outsourcing
Does US protectionism and artificial intelligence threaten the Philippine's outsourcing industry?

06/20/2017 12:18 AM
Grand theft auto
Connected cars are becoming the norm, but how secure are they and how safe is our personal data?

06/19/2017 12:18 AM
Gaming gift
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.

06/19/2017 12:13 AM
Diva of divorce
How Ayesha Vardag has became one of the world's most in demand divorce lawyers.

06/16/2017 09:03 PM
Paris Airshow
As the Paris Airshow gets under way, the BBC's Theo Leggett says few expect to see big orders for airliners.

06/16/2017 04:38 PM
Reality Check
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?

06/16/2017 12:01 AM
Home hijack
A security weakness in Gary Berman's home network may have lost him a $400,000 contract.

06/15/2017 04:07 PM
Greek gifts
As eurozone finance ministers hold talks on Greece, Reality Check looks at the bailouts it has received.

06/15/2017 12:28 AM
Mass surveillance
BBC Arabic found the sales included decryption software that could be used against the West.

06/15/2017 12:15 AM
Future fuel
How can cities improve air quality with cleaner fuels?

06/15/2017 12:04 AM
Hard done dads?
With Father's Day taking place on Sunday in more than 70 countries, why does it still trail so far behind Mother's Day?

06/14/2017 10:12 AM
Tough school?
Top graduates in Afghanistan are being urged to spend two years as school teachers.

06/14/2017 12:00 AM
Pay more, wait longer
Burgers used to be fast and cheap but what's driving the success of a different type of patty?

06/13/2017 12:21 AM
Precious metals
Some of the metals needed to make many of our tech gadgets are in short supply. Could recycling help?

06/12/2017 11:53 AM
Trade options
What is the difference between a free trade area, a single market and a customs union?

06/12/2017 12:37 AM
Food for thought
How popular snack food business Graze was successfully grown by its chief executive Anthony Fletcher.

06/12/2017 12:26 AM
Trading tool
The earliest known script was a tool developed to help run the economy.

06/09/2017 05:51 AM
Qatar and the UK
How Qatar spent £35bn investing in everything from Claridge's to the Milford Haven LNG terminal.

06/09/2017 12:38 AM
Taming the giants
Five tech giants increasingly dominate the US and global economies. But what, if anything, should be done about it?

06/07/2017 11:10 PM
Easy charm
The BBC's Elizabeth Hotson attends a charisma master class as she explores whether you can teach someone to become more charismatic.

06/07/2017 12:02 AM
How many boxes?
When Beyonce, Lady Gaga, U2 and the Rolling Stones go on tour, they all depend on one London firm to get them onstage.

06/06/2017 12:01 AM
Baby bytes
Hundreds of apps give breastfeeding and baby advice to new mums, but are they any good?

06/05/2017 09:29 AM
The Islamic State group relies on encrypted messaging app Telegram to spread its message digitally.

06/05/2017 12:01 AM
Cold revolution
Initially invented for the printing industry, the technology has transformed the way we live and work.

06/05/2017 12:01 AM
Taking his own path
How Adrian Fisher became a professional maze designer, creating more than 700 mazes across 32 countries.

06/04/2017 01:02 AM
Splendid isolation?
Residents of the new London City Island live less than 30 minutes away from central London.

06/02/2017 03:27 AM
Climate clash
President Trump ditches the Paris accord, but almost all big firms say pulling out is an error.

06/02/2017 12:35 AM
Worked to death
Japan has some of the world's longest working hours, and some young Japanese are literally working themselves to death.

06/02/2017 12:31 AM
From videos to vlogs
In the 1980s, Jane Fonda sold millions of workout videos. Now anyone can be an online fitness guru.

06/01/2017 12:43 PM
Power surge?
BA's explanation for its systems' meltdown at the weekend has left many scratching their heads.

06/01/2017 03:31 AM
Older age
Paying for social care has figured highly in the election. But other issues are not discussed.

06/01/2017 02:43 AM
Selling up or selling out?
Can independent brands keep to their core beliefs after selling up to a bigger firm or bringing investors on board?

05/31/2017 01:01 AM
Feeding the kitty
The British and Irish Lions are one of the biggest sporting names in rugby union, and they are also one of its premier brands.

05/31/2017 12:33 AM
Juice wars
Changing tastes are putting orange juice's place on the breakfast table in jeopardy.

05/30/2017 12:25 AM
Just the job?
Ever had a job interview that seemed to have nothing to do with your ability to do the job?