BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

05/25/2017 04:48 AM
Fever-Tree founder toasts £73m share sale
One of the co-founders of the upmarket mixer drinks maker sells a 3.9% stake in the company.

05/25/2017 04:42 AM
English house-building at highest for a decade
More than 162,000 homes were started in England last year, the highest number since 2007/08.

05/25/2017 04:33 AM
FTSE firm as Wizz Air takes off
Shares in the budget airline jump 10% after it reports record profitability for the past year.

05/25/2017 04:29 AM
Petrofac executive suspended amid fraud probe
Shares in the oil services firm dive 30% after chief operating officer Marwan Chedid is suspended.

05/25/2017 03:35 AM
Google AI defeats human Go champion
Chinese Go player Ke Jie has lost two games of Go to Google's artificial intelligence.

05/25/2017 03:28 AM
Housing market moving sideways, lenders say
Loans worth £18.4bn were advanced in April, a significant drop on the amount borrowed in March.

05/25/2017 03:08 AM
Ansell offloads condom division for $600m
A Chinese consortium buys the world's second-largest condom business owned by Australia's Ansell.

05/25/2017 02:59 AM
UK economic growth estimate revised down
The economy expanded by just 0.2% in the first three months of the year, the ONS says.

05/25/2017 02:53 AM
Net migration to the UK falls to 248,000 in 2016
More EU citizens left the UK, and fewer came, after the Brexit vote, new figures show.

05/25/2017 02:43 AM
Apple's Jonathan Ive says immigration vital for UK firms
Sir Jonathan Ive says Britain must keep its doors open to top talent if tech firms are to thrive.

05/25/2017 01:41 AM
New Zealand space launch is first from a private site
The first ever launch from New Zealand is a step towards making it cheaper to get cargo into space.

05/25/2017 01:11 AM
Halfords profits hit by weak pound
The car parts and bikes retailer says sales were boosted by new product ranges and an acquisition.

05/25/2017 12:27 AM
UK car production fall blamed on late Easter
Production fell by almost a fifth last month, but the SMMT says the UK industry remains healthy.

05/24/2017 09:51 PM
Mongolia gets financial aid totalling $5.5bn from IMF
The package aims to help Mongolia recover from a slowdown in global commodity prices.

05/24/2017 04:55 PM
Proud papa
Donald Trump is proposing the first, federal paid family leave law. How far does it go?

05/24/2017 04:10 PM
What’s keeping Indian women from working?
Just one in five women in urban areas in India are in paid employment.

05/24/2017 04:00 PM
Bad sex scenes
As more and more people listen to podcasts, how can podcast makers make money from what they do?

05/24/2017 10:46 AM
White House denies 'egregious' budget accounting error
A former US treasury secretary says it is the "most egregious" mistake he has seen in four decades.

05/24/2017 08:56 AM
Aston Martin roars back into profit for the first quarter
The sports car maker has made a first-quarter profit this year for the first time in a decade.

05/24/2017 05:30 AM
Nokia 3310 sparks wave of nostalgia as it goes on sale
Experts say its success will depend on how much people are willing to pay to indulge their nostalgia.

05/24/2017 05:24 AM
Boots of Nottingham opens 'historic' digital archive
The archive, which has about 20,000 entries, reflects the company's 165 year history.

05/24/2017 02:07 AM
Not just Bitcoin...
Why digital currencies are hitting record highs.

05/24/2017 01:40 AM
Brum in the sun
There are now more than 240 international campuses as universities take their brands to a global market.

05/23/2017 04:10 PM
Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?
Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day.

05/23/2017 04:00 PM
'Nothing we could do'
Mexico is the world's fourth largest car exporter, but could Donald Trump bring this to an end?

05/23/2017 04:06 AM
How does Britain work?
The way we work is changing. Here's a breakdown of how people in the UK are employed.

05/22/2017 04:35 PM
Cuban revolution
As the internet becomes more widespread in Cuba, online start-ups are emerging. But challenges remain.

05/22/2017 04:29 PM
Doing it my way
More and more women in the UK are setting up their own firms as a way of reconciling the demands of work and family.

05/22/2017 04:29 PM
The mum whose home-based business is blooming
Dani Bolser built a business at home to balance work and childcare.

05/22/2017 04:27 PM
'Ordinary' people
Who are the 'hard-working' and 'ordinary' people that politicians love to appeal to?

05/21/2017 04:22 PM
Car vending machine: We try out the novel Singapore dealership
This luxury car showroom in Singapore has found a novel way to put its vehicles on display.

05/21/2017 04:19 PM
CEO Secrets: 'Life's not a movie, be patient'
Vue International CEO Tim Richards says rushing potential investors is never a good idea.

05/21/2017 04:17 PM
Reproductive rebels
Contraception wasn’t just socially groundbreaking - it also changed the professional landscape.

05/21/2017 04:10 PM
Dough kidding
How strict quality control and unusual Asian toppings helped a Japanese expat build a popular pizza chain in Vietnam.

05/21/2017 02:22 PM
How much household debt do we owe?
Steph McGovern examines how much we owe

05/20/2017 05:04 PM
Fair shares?
The Nordic country's reputation for gender equality is not all it's made out to be.

05/18/2017 04:00 PM
More Pritt Stick than Pippa
Pippa Middleton's big day might have cost £250,000, but spending on the dress, the ring and the event is falling among most young brides.