BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

05/26/2018 09:20 PM
Lightning strike causes Stansted Airport disruption
Flights are cancelled or delayed after its aircraft fuelling system was damaged by a thunderstorm.

05/26/2018 12:46 PM
Local success
While the High Street is a battleground for supermarkets, online retailers and discount chains - convenience stores are thriving.

05/26/2018 11:12 AM
Business groups write to PM urging Heathrow expansion
Business groups write to the prime minister urging the government not to waver on Heathrow expansion.

05/26/2018 11:02 AM
RBS closures decision criticised by MPs
A report says RBS has failed to appreciate the impact of its decision to close dozens of branches in Scotland.

05/26/2018 01:03 AM
Boots owner denies overcharging NHS for cancer mouthwash
A Times newspaper investigation found the NHS was charged £3,220 for a mouthwash used by cancer patients.

05/25/2018 11:17 PM
Ed Sheeran 'not trying to stitch fans up' over UK tour tickets
Speaking about a row over tickets for his UK tour, the star says he wants to stop fans getting "ripped off".

05/25/2018 09:33 AM
TSB crisis: No end in sight for customers
Five weeks into the IT crisis, the bank says experts from IBM will remain "for as long as it takes".

05/25/2018 03:47 AM
Mining group Vedanta 'should be delisted'
Deaths of 13 protesters in India prompts shadow chancellor to call for action by the London Stock Exchange.

05/25/2018 02:56 AM
Fiat Chrysler recalls 4.8 million US cars
The Italian-American car maker says no injuries or crashes are related to the large recall campaign.

05/25/2018 02:47 AM
Homebase sold for £1 as DIY disaster ends for Wesfarmers
The sale ends a costly foray into the UK home improvement market for Australia's Wesfarmers.

05/25/2018 01:38 AM
TJ Hughes pays damages after selling fake Fred Perry polo shirts
Discount store TJ Hughes has paid damages after selling about 2,500 of counterfeit polo shirts.

05/25/2018 01:08 AM
Essential bill arrears 'more likely among women'
A charity estimates that three million people - primarily women - were in arrears on a priority bill last year.

05/25/2018 01:00 AM
Tetra Pak says plastic straws are vital
Tetra Pak thinks plastic straws should not be banned, but instead disposed of properly.

05/24/2018 11:28 PM
Yours for a pound
As the owner of Homebase sells the troubled DIY chain, what other firms have been bought for £1?

05/24/2018 11:22 PM
Nigeria's reservation on Africa's free trade deal
Why President Buhari of Nigeria is reluctant to sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement.

05/24/2018 11:11 PM
TSB left man on hold as his wedding savings were stolen
A customer took more than four hours to get through to TSB by which time most of the money had gone.

05/24/2018 10:30 PM
Oleg Deripaska resigns from Rusal amid US sanctions row
The Russian oligarch leaves the aluminium producer to try shield it from US sanctions against him.

05/24/2018 09:00 PM
Profits at energy giant SSE fall as it loses 430,000 customers
The company's dip in profits also followed charges linked to the controversial merger of its retail arm with rival Npower.

05/24/2018 07:53 PM
Luton Airport baggage handlers postpone Bank Holiday strike
"Productive talks" took place and a new pay deal has been offered, Unite officials say.

05/24/2018 07:10 PM
GDPR: 'Don't panic!' data watchdog tells firms
Tough new data protection laws come into effect on Friday, but many firms say they are not ready.

05/24/2018 11:58 AM
How the light bulb became a million dollar idea.
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the light bulb became a million dollar idea.

05/24/2018 11:44 AM
Strawb bots
Strawberry producers say labour shortages are driving them to find robotic fruit pickers instead.

05/24/2018 11:44 AM
The strawberry-picking robots coming to a farm near you
Strawberry producers say they can't find enough humans to pick their fruit, so are robots the answer?

05/24/2018 11:43 AM
Water good idea
The couple whose "bhungroo" invention is protecting thousands of farmers from drought and monsoon floods.

05/24/2018 11:02 AM
How many £1m-plus homes are sold near you?
Sales of homes in England and Wales for over £1m have hit a new high. How many were sold near you?

05/24/2018 06:01 AM
Why is there a row about Galileo?
Britain may be denied full access to the EU's Galileo satellite navigation system on security grounds after Brexit.

05/24/2018 01:13 AM
Challenging finances
After years of growth, the UK's challenger banks are fighting hard to survive in a tough new market.

05/23/2018 11:44 AM
'Sense of betrayal'
As the UK hopes to secure trade deals around the world post-Brexit, New Zealand remembers how it was cast adrift when Britain joined the EEC.

05/23/2018 12:38 AM
M&S boss says firm too 'inward looking' and 'corporate'
The chief executive of Marks and Spencer says the company's culture has been too "inward looking" and "corporate".

05/22/2018 11:50 AM
Global conversation
The United Nations is launching a global poll to find what young people think of policies affecting their lives.

05/22/2018 09:07 AM
Data deadline
If you are fed up of "stay on our mailing list" emails, spare a thought for those having to send them.

05/22/2018 03:36 AM
Trump vs China
The president prides himself on his deal-making, but the Chinese are claiming the upper hand.

05/21/2018 11:05 AM
Fatal confusion?
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.

05/21/2018 11:02 AM
Ms Curvaceous takes on the 'fat tax'
Corrine Mensah was recently crowned Ms Curvaceous UK 2018.

05/20/2018 07:09 PM
Do your colleagues want to 'get to know the real you'?
Liv Garfield, winner of the Businesswoman of the Year award, shares her CEO Secrets.

05/20/2018 11:19 AM
China worries
Washington is worried about Chinese investors. Is the rest of America?

05/20/2018 11:16 AM
'I found my call in life'
The language classes multi-millionaire who started out in business doing telesales via a public phone at an airport.

05/17/2018 10:09 PM
How the video game became a million dollar idea.
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells us how the video game became a million dollar idea.

05/17/2018 11:22 AM
Expensive remittances
New apps are bringing a greater range of services and features to the vital flows of money to families around the world

05/17/2018 11:14 AM
Carbon rocks
A high-tech solution being tested in Iceland gets rid of waste carbon dioxide by pumping it 1,000m underground.

05/16/2018 11:00 AM
'It would be a disaster'
Worried Texan businesses call on Trump not to walk away from the free trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada.

05/15/2018 11:09 AM
Peace mission
Farc guerillas have returned home, but they are often illiterate and unemployed and in urgent need of new skills for jobs.

05/14/2018 11:12 AM
Pedal power
Dockless bike tech has massively boosted bike-sharing. Is it the future of two-wheeled transport?

05/13/2018 11:10 AM
Arson warning
How one couple overcame arson threats to build a restaurant business.