BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

01/16/2018 11:00 AM
H&M child model's mum says ad 'not racist'
Terry Mango defended the brand, after her son was caught up in a racism row.

01/16/2018 10:56 AM
Newcastle United: Mike Ashley ends takeover talks with Amanda Staveley
Newcastle's owner Mike Ashley has ended talks with British businesswoman Amanda Staveley over a takeover believed to have been worth around £250m.

01/16/2018 09:26 AM
Waitrose hit as Verifone payment system crashes
The supermarket chain has apologised after a system failure left customers unable to pay by card.

01/16/2018 08:02 AM
Carillion was left with just £29m before going bankrupt
Carillion held rescue talks with the government since October in a bid to stave off collapse, says boss.

01/16/2018 07:21 AM
South African lawyers demand $130m refund from firms
The money is linked to a corruption-plagued consultancy deal involving state power company, Eskom.

01/16/2018 05:27 AM
Carillion fallout
Carillion's collapse throws the future of its big UK building projects and those that work on them into doubt.

01/16/2018 04:16 AM
A million dangerous tumble dryers still in UK
Faulty tumble dryers which can catch fire are still widely used in the UK, a committee of MPs warns.

01/16/2018 04:13 AM
Family of H&M child model moved house 'for security'
The mother of a child model caught up in an H&M racism row says her family has had to move house.

01/16/2018 03:42 AM
Uber to introduce limit on drivers' hours
Drivers who do not take a long enough break will not be able to log in to the app and take trips.

01/16/2018 02:18 AM
Just Eat offers £10 to woman after a driver sent her unwanted messages
Just Eat says its "appalled" at its initial response to a customer who complained about messages from a delivery driver.

01/16/2018 02:06 AM
TVR sports car firm stake bought by Welsh Government
Welsh Government has bought a 3% stake in the firm ahead of production starting in Ebbw Vale.

01/16/2018 02:04 AM
McDonald's aims for fully recycled packaging by 2025
The world's biggest restaurant chain says all its packaging will be from sustainable sources by 2025.

01/16/2018 12:56 AM
Peter Hain accuses London law firm of 'whitewash'
UK peer Lord Hain accuses Hogan Lovells of failing to properly probe corruption at South Africa's tax agency.

01/16/2018 12:26 AM
Detroit Auto Show: Firms bet on trucks to boost US sales
Companies are focusing on pickup trucks and SUVs to try to counter flagging US sales.

01/16/2018 12:12 AM
OnePlus phone company investigates card fraud claims
More than 200 people report seeing fraudulent charges following a purchase via the OnePlus site.

01/16/2018 12:05 AM
Tesco Clubcard changes anger customers
The supermarket giant drops the value of some of its rewards and raises some of the others.

01/15/2018 11:51 PM
House prices: Midlands sees biggest rises
The region saw the biggest price growth in the year to November, with London recording the slowest.

01/15/2018 11:36 PM
Heads up
This year's Detroit car show sees new US investments, a Chinese challenger, nostalgia and fashionable headlights.

01/15/2018 11:30 PM
UK inflation rate drops back to 3%
The rate fell from November's six-year high of 3.1% mainly because of the impact of air fares.

01/15/2018 08:45 PM
Product safety flaws 'exposed by Whirlpool danger dryers'
More than a million fire-risk dryers are still being used in UK homes, a committee of MPs says.

01/15/2018 12:20 PM
Panic buying
Cyber insurance is growing fast as businesses lose billions to hackers.

01/15/2018 12:18 PM
Debt fears for poorer households
A quarter of very low-income households have high debt repayments or are behind on bills or repayments.

01/15/2018 11:04 AM
Why the A380 never really took off
Airbus has said it will stop making its superjumbo if it does not get any more orders.

01/15/2018 07:09 AM
Carillion's collapse - what happens now?
Britain's second biggest construction company has collapsed. What does it mean for the projects it worked on, and the schools and hospitals it worked for?

01/15/2018 06:59 AM
Pick-up trucks dominate Detroit Auto Show
Pick-ups are the king of US cars, and with low gas prices they're likely to retain that crown.

01/15/2018 03:16 AM
'That's it, go home'
How the collapse of Carillion has affected those who worked with and for the company.

01/15/2018 12:52 AM
Airbus says A380 superjumbo production could end
The European planemaker says it will stop making its giant A380 jet if it does not get any more orders.

01/14/2018 11:54 PM
Auto changes
The Detroit motor show is a major industry event, but technological advances are changing the traditional order.

01/14/2018 09:52 PM
Carillion's woes
The construction firm is to be liquidated after its huge financial troubles finally overwhelmed it.

01/14/2018 04:04 PM
Surge pricing: How it works and how to avoid it
Ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab price journeys higher when demand spikes. But can you get around it?

01/14/2018 12:02 PM
'You can run a football club and still wear a dress'
"You can run a football club and still wear a dress," says Carolyn Radford, the CEO of Mansfield Town FC.

01/14/2018 12:00 PM
Sticky business
How a UK expat introduced Americans to the joys of traditional British desserts, such as sticky toffee pudding.

01/13/2018 12:47 PM
Trouble brewing
Women say they are being groped at events, abused on social media and belittled in their jobs.

01/13/2018 12:25 PM
War on waste
How the UK's big retailers are trying to reduce the amount of avoidable plastic waste they produce.

01/12/2018 12:33 PM
Socking it to 'em
John Cronin and his father, Mark, explain how they've grown their colourful socks business.

01/11/2018 12:13 PM
How Teflon became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Teflon became a million dollar idea.

01/11/2018 12:04 PM
Will taps run dry?
With water usage and droughts across the globe rising, the race is on to manage water more efficiently.

01/11/2018 05:24 AM
Financial secrets
A "revolution" in our financial lives will begin next month, but what is it and how will it work?

01/10/2018 12:09 PM
Net gains
Basketball rivals the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers are in the UK to boost the NBA's global presence.

01/10/2018 12:04 PM
Donald's decision
Of all the questions hanging over world trade in 2018, none loom larger than Donald Trump's attitude to it.

01/10/2018 04:47 AM
Unwelcome extra
Business will no longer be able to charge customers for paying by card, so what does this mean for prices?

01/09/2018 12:29 PM
Big designs
How young Australian entrepreneur Melanie Perkins set up and grew popular design website Canva.

01/08/2018 05:59 AM
How bad is it?
Carrie Gracie's resignation at the BBC got us wondering how widespread the problem is in the UK.