BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

10/23/2017 02:42 AM
RBS faces 'further action' by financial regulator
The Financial Conduct Authority reports on how the bank dealt with some struggling small businesses.

10/23/2017 02:05 AM
Call to tax unoccupied homes with stamp duty and council tax review
A call is made for new taxes on the empty homes that are owned by super-rich investors.

10/23/2017 12:51 AM
Dr Martens sees rising revenues in east Asia
The British bootmaker sees a big revenue boost from stores in east Asia.

10/23/2017 12:29 AM
Public 'backs ban on long unpaid internships'
Most respondents to a survey said no-one should have to work for more than four weeks without pay.

10/23/2017 12:26 AM
T-Charge: New London traffic charge comes into force
The cost of driving in central London will almost double for some motorists under the new scheme.

10/22/2017 11:51 PM
I'll drink to that: Craft brewers pour their own pints
As the number of UK breweries returns to 1930s levels, micro-brewers are serving their own beers.

10/22/2017 11:29 PM
PPI complaints rise 24% in six months, says FCA
The rise occurred even before the FCA announced a deadline for all PPI complaints.

10/22/2017 11:20 PM
Spire shares soar on Mediclinic bid rejection
Private hospital chain Spire shares jump on news of a rejected bid from South Africa's Mediclinic.

10/22/2017 11:15 PM
Bank of America's Merrill Lynch fined £35m by UK watchdog
Bank of America's Merrill Lynch is sanctioned for failing to report 69 million financial trades.

10/22/2017 11:11 PM
Minimum alcohol price law unveiled in Wales
It is claimed one life a week could be saved in Wales if cheap alcohol sales are banned.

10/22/2017 10:58 PM
Brexit: Business lobby groups call for transition deal clarity
Britain's five biggest business lobby groups unite to call for swift action on transition plans.

10/22/2017 08:13 PM
TV tower firm Arqiva eyes £6bn UK listing
The UK's largest owner of broadcasting masts, Arqiva, plans to float on the London Stock Exchange.

10/22/2017 07:56 PM
China lifts ban on stinky cheese
Import ban on Roquefort, Brie, Danish Blue, Gorgonzola and Stilton to be lifted immediately.

10/22/2017 07:52 PM
Toshiba forecasts loss due to tax hit on chip sale
The Japanese firm agreed last month to sell its chip unit to cover heavy losses at its US nuclear unit.

10/22/2017 06:46 PM
Nikkei hits new highs after Japan election
Investors bet on a continuation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policies.

10/22/2017 12:00 PM
Gambling adverts 'in 95% of TV matches'
One in five TV adverts during football matches are for gambling, the Victoria Derbyshire show finds.

10/22/2017 11:20 AM
Chancellor told to freeze taxes in Budget
Philip Hammond is urged to help companies prepare for Brexit and not prioritise 'giveaways'.

10/22/2017 11:04 AM
CEO Secrets: People matter more than I had ever thought
CEO Secrets: What a professional business advisor learnt from running his own firm.

10/22/2017 11:03 AM
Dividend payouts this year are on track for a record £94bn
Dividends are set to hit a new record this year, boosted by higher payouts from mining firms.

10/22/2017 11:02 AM
The country music star has taken a business-like approach to her career and says other artists should do the same.

10/22/2017 11:02 AM
Balancing the books
The father of double-entry bookkeeping wrote the definitive guide in 1494.

10/21/2017 09:04 PM
Cost of living: 'My wage is the same but prices are up'
Wages are at their lowest level since 2006 when inflation is taken in to account.

10/21/2017 11:37 AM
Wonder down under
The "wonder from down under" has been free from recession for more than a quarter of a century.

10/19/2017 11:39 PM
Remittances are a 'lifesaver' for many Liberians
Liberia's economy relies heavily on money sent home by family members living abroad.

10/19/2017 11:27 PM
Universal credit: Tory peer criticises 'insane' wait for payments
Next boss and Tory peer Lord Wolfson says a six-week wait for benefit payments "must be wrong".

10/19/2017 09:55 PM
The app helping people navigating Ghana's nameless streets
A lack of postal addresses in Ghana has prompted authorities to introduce a digital solution.

10/19/2017 11:24 AM
How the paper clip became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the paper clip became a million dollar idea and inspired a resistance movement.

10/19/2017 11:08 AM
The global shop
Online retailers have a shop window to the world, but how do you handle all those payments?

10/19/2017 02:37 AM
How does this look? Be your own virtual make-up artist
French cosmetics chain Sephora is using augmented reality so that customers can try on make-up virtually, before buying it.

10/18/2017 11:11 PM
Fear the deer
Milwaukee is historically famous for its beer and its motorcycles, but now its basketball team is hoping to fly the flag for the US city.

10/18/2017 11:22 AM
Rubbish dump
A ban on the import of waste in China is about create a major blockage backing up through the global waste disposal system

10/17/2017 11:46 AM
Toughest lessons
A student who faced torture and imprisonment in Syria's civil war is starting her life again at a university in Canada

10/17/2017 11:41 AM
Wine on the edge
How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.

10/17/2017 11:24 AM
Health risks
Health risks and job losses are among the harms many in China face in the push for economic change.

10/16/2017 11:30 AM
Sweet success
What's the best way to sell online? And how do you make sure your website really works?

10/16/2017 11:20 AM
Poison purifiers
The social entrepreneurs innovating a clean water solution for Bangladesh's arsenic poisoning crisis

10/15/2017 11:49 AM
Strong currency
Paresh Davdra developed his successful money exchange firm from the ground up.

10/15/2017 11:48 AM
Pipe perfection
Designed in 1775, the S-bend was key to the flushing toilet, and public sanitation as we know it.

10/13/2017 09:24 AM
Made in Japan
The industrial crisis at Kobe Steel is deepening but some warn it won’t be the last Japanese business scandal.

10/13/2017 09:19 AM
Racing finances
Formula One teams' costs have soared after rules changes designed to make for closer competition.

10/12/2017 11:09 AM
Pest control
How apps using image recognition are helping farmers identify crop diseases.

10/12/2017 11:06 AM
No-belle prize
Just 13% of US academic economists are women - and only one has won the Nobel Prize in economics. Why are women so under-represented in the profession?

10/11/2017 11:11 AM
Timber travel
A growing number of firms are crafting bikes using wood, but some cyclists remain wary

10/11/2017 12:30 AM
Location, location, location
Where we are, and where we want to go is at the heart of many of the world's most innovative businesses.

10/10/2017 11:08 AM
Worst odds
The countries where most girls don't even get to start primary school.

10/10/2017 11:05 AM
Disney to Pompey
Michael Eisner is using is expertise in the US entertainment industry to turn around Portsmouth FC.

10/10/2017 11:00 AM
Eat your cup
What solutions would work best to deal with our growing coffee cup waste mountain?

10/09/2017 11:30 AM
From pillows to concrete
Carbon emissions contribute to global warming, so could tech that removes them from the air slow the process?

10/09/2017 11:28 AM
Robo shops
Can a wave of disruptive ideas change our shopping habits?

10/09/2017 11:23 AM
Baby Lifesaver
This Bangladeshi doctor who turned a shampoo bottle into a low-cost lifesaver

10/09/2017 03:27 AM
Have you been nudged?
Five ways the theory behind this year's Nobel prize for economics may have influenced your behaviour.

10/09/2017 01:45 AM
Mamma spice
How Munaf Kapadia runs a successful "pop up" restaurant at his family home in Mumbai.

10/08/2017 11:08 AM
Blue sky thinking
British scientists played a key role in developing radar, which has helped deliver safer skies.

10/05/2017 11:12 AM
Out of control
Carmakers are increasingly sending vehicle software updates wirelessly, but how risky is this?

10/04/2017 11:24 AM
Film memorabilia
Some film memorabilia fetches millions at auction, but it can cost nothing to start a collection.

10/03/2017 09:04 PM
Royal model
Sheikha Hind provides a modern face for the wealthy, blockaded Gulf state of Qatar.

10/03/2017 11:23 AM
Trump impact?
International students are increasingly looking outside the US to pursue graduate business education.

10/03/2017 11:16 AM
Smells wrong
Could niche perfumes made by artisan houses be the saviour for the struggling fragrance industry?

10/02/2017 11:24 AM
Out of fashion
From take-off to final grounding, the airline has seen the best and worst of times in the airline industry.

10/02/2017 11:19 AM
Close call
5G broadband could be 10 times as fast as 4G and underpin many new technologies of the future.

10/02/2017 11:13 AM
Ice men
Meet the engineers who create ice structures in India's far north, to try to solve persistent water shortages.

10/01/2017 02:30 PM
Women on board
There are lots of reasons to fight for gender equality - but could hiring more women make you more money?

10/01/2017 11:41 AM
Whole foods king
Greg Steltenpohl founded one of America's best-known smoothie brands, but almost lost everything after a major corporate crisis.

10/01/2017 11:34 AM
What do we want?
Asking customers what they wanted profoundly changed how retailers sold their goods.

09/29/2017 09:00 AM
Horses for courses
Banks are investing in the centre of cities like Manchester, but are closing branches in the suburbs.

09/29/2017 02:23 AM
Brass in pocket?
A rise in interest rates would be good news for savers, but bad for borrowers. How would a rise of 0.25% affect you?

09/28/2017 11:20 AM
Wooden wheels
Japanese researchers are developing new light-but-strong materials combining wood pulp and plastics.

09/27/2017 11:20 AM
Ethical model
More businesses are embracing the 'buy one, donate one' model, but can they also turn a profit?

09/27/2017 03:33 AM
Sugar rush
The UK's sugar beet industry plans to ramp up production as EU quotas come to an end after 50 years.