BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

03/23/2017 05:45 AM
Next shares leads FTSE 100 higher
Shares in Next climb by 8% despite the company reporting its first fall in profits for eight years.

03/23/2017 04:41 AM
Eddie Stobart: Lorry firm targets £550m stock market listing
The haulage firm, known for its green and red lorries, plans to list its shares in London next month.

03/23/2017 04:03 AM
RBS and NatWest to shed 158 branches and more than 400 jobs
Rising popularity of online banking prompts the decision to ditch 17% of RBS and 13% of NatWest branches.

03/23/2017 02:53 AM
Kenya starts selling bonds via mobile phones
Kenya is the first country to sell government bonds exclusively to citizens via their phones.

03/23/2017 01:21 AM
What Next for shops?
Next - like its rivals - is battling many problems - unlike them it has spelt them out in full.

03/22/2017 11:11 PM
Higher fuel prices take toll on retail sales
Sales rose more than expected last month, but the underlying trend suggests fuel costs are starting to bite.

03/22/2017 10:29 PM
Brexit: Single market benefit 'largely imaginary'
Author of a report argues that no trade deal is better than a bad deal with the EU.

03/22/2017 09:36 PM
Next sees first annual profit fall in eight years
The retailer warns of "another tough year ahead" as shoppers shift spending away from clothing.

03/22/2017 09:09 PM
Apple 'paid no tax' in New Zealand for at least a decade
Apple is under scrutiny following reports it has paid no tax in New Zealand since 2007.

03/22/2017 06:49 PM
Energy price cap implications ominous, former regulators say
The warning from former regulators comes amid speculation ministers may cap prices on standard tariffs.

03/22/2017 05:25 PM
Could this be Britain's cheapest supermarket?
The average price of an item at Nifties in Dover is 60p.

03/22/2017 12:34 PM
'I am very confident we can find a good trade deal'
Cecile Reinaud runs Seraphine, a London-based maternity wear company. She is on an export drive and is hopeful about the post-Brexit trade deals to be struck.

03/22/2017 12:29 PM
Urban spies
How much data do you give away during your average day in the city?

03/22/2017 12:22 PM
‘Vegetable ivory’
A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.

03/22/2017 12:05 PM
State pension age could be raised to 70, says report
Twenty year-olds may have to work till the age of 70, with millions more having to work till 68

03/22/2017 09:37 AM
Libor expert witness texted for help
A prosecution witness called by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) admits texting friends for help explaining trader terminology.

03/22/2017 01:39 AM
Two major US technology firms 'tricked out of $100m'
A social media firm was among two companies targeted in an email phishing scam, officials say.

03/21/2017 10:34 PM
Bank cheques to be cleared within a day
From October 2017, cheques will start to clear much faster than the current six days' waiting time.

03/21/2017 12:02 PM
Handbag designer: 'I am moving manufacturing to Italy'
Handbag designer Claudia Fürst is moving her manufacturing operation to Italy to counter the impact of the weak British pound.

03/21/2017 12:01 PM
Trouble on the ranch
America's rural heavily supported Donald Trump in the election, but now some are starting to worry his trade plans could hurt their business.

03/21/2017 12:01 PM
Bear trap
Everyone has to tackle their fears. Adventurer Bear Grylls explains how he tackles his own self-doubt.

03/21/2017 12:01 PM
How many countries?
We track a single item of clothing to see just where it goes before it ends up in the shop.

03/21/2017 11:55 AM
Texas cattle rancher fears for future
Rancher Coleman Locke is concerned farmers like him could lose out if the US renegotiates Nafta.

03/20/2017 09:11 PM
K-Drama
The feuding family members who built up South Korea's Lotte Group empire are reunited in court.

03/20/2017 12:18 PM
Reality Check
CPIH is about to become the headline measure of inflation, but it's not a proper national statistic.

03/20/2017 12:11 PM
Fake data threat
Not all cyber-attacks are about theft, some seek to undermine the trust placed in data and documents.

03/20/2017 12:07 PM
Advertising control
The technology behemoth Google may be in the spotlight with concerns over adverts ending up on extremist websites, but the wider UK advertising industry itself is facing numerous other challenges.

03/20/2017 09:58 AM
Business jargon in job adverts putting off young people
Business jargon is putting off young applicants- Radio 4's PM tries to decipher some of it.

03/20/2017 09:16 AM
No major currency problem for Scotland, says Mervyn King
"Scotland certainly could be an independent country", says former governor of the Bank of England.

03/20/2017 04:14 AM
Meet Mumbai's Flipper and his six penguin friends
Seven Humboldt penguins have gone on display at Mumbai's main zoo but the move has been controversial.

03/20/2017 01:50 AM
Google boss says sorry for extremist content
Google's European boss apologises for brands appearing next to extremist content that they didn't feel comfortable with.

03/19/2017 12:02 PM
Blurred lines?
Gamblers and insurers both place bets on the future, so how do they compare?

03/19/2017 12:02 PM
'Out of control'
Australian Jessica May overcame acute anxiety by setting up a recruitment firm for people with mental and physical disabilities.

03/17/2017 10:00 AM
Any old Joe
Joe Gordon, boss of telephone and online bank First Direct has just two years' experience in banking.

03/16/2017 12:00 PM
Robo-nurses
Using robotic carers and nurses to help the elderly could ease strains on the global healthcare system.

03/15/2017 10:17 PM
Vote of confidence
Toyota's decision to invest £240m in its UK operations will be welcome news for the UK car industry.

03/15/2017 12:00 PM
'No sex, no politics'
Etiquette experts and business coaches guide us through the minefield that is the business lunch.

03/15/2017 06:27 AM
Slow burn
The US central bank takes another step towards ending the exceptional response prompted by the financial crisis.

03/15/2017 05:19 AM
NICs U-turn
How many people will now pay less National Insurance as a result of the chancellor's change of heart?

03/14/2017 12:14 PM
Marked down
When Romania stopped cheating in its exams, it revealed the scale of the social gap in its school system.

03/14/2017 12:04 PM
Obesity crisis
Could global trade in vegetable oil be to blame for our growing obesity crisis?