BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

06/24/2017 05:03 PM
Free trade deals for 'poorest countries' to be maintained post-Brexit
The government commits to maintaining duty-free imports for 48 developing countries.

06/23/2017 02:01 PM
Building society's account deadline axed
Current accounts at the Norwich and Peterborough had been earmarked to close by the end of August.

06/23/2017 01:58 PM
Big hitters
The Women's Cricket World Cup gets under way, on a mission to grow as a sport and a business

06/23/2017 01:56 PM
The start-ups plugging the hole in Zimbabwe's economy
Against all the odds, some entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe are running successful small businesses.

06/23/2017 01:55 PM
Brexit: Tory MP Leadsom says broadcasters should be patriotic
Coverage of Brexit could be more "helpful", Tory MP Andrea Leadsom tells Newsnight's Emily Maitlis.

06/23/2017 01:29 PM
Tesco is raising store staff pay by 10.5% over two years
Hourly pay rates will rise to £8.42 an hour by November 2018 but Sunday pay will be reduced.

06/23/2017 09:00 AM
London's temporary African-inspired architecture
Diebedo Francis Kere is the 17th architect to design a temporary pavilion in the grounds of London's Hyde Park.

06/23/2017 08:50 AM
How safe is your internet router?
Virgin Media is warning its customers to change the password on their internet routers. A Which? investigation found its Super Hub 2 router is vulnerable to hackers.

06/23/2017 07:44 AM
Troubled Toshiba flags deeper losses
The troubled Japanese electronics giant delays its final earnings report again as its losses worsen.

06/23/2017 06:12 AM
Togo's 'voodoo vacations'
Traditional voodoo ceremonies are attracting tourists to the small West African nation of Togo.

06/23/2017 05:21 AM
ECB bids for more euro clearing oversight
The central bank seeks a "significantly enhanced" role in regulating the lucrative market.

06/23/2017 04:53 AM
FTSE 100 slides as pound rises
UK shares lose ground but the pound climbs against the dollar.

06/23/2017 04:35 AM
How Velcro became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells how Velcro was invented after a walk in a wood.

06/23/2017 03:47 AM
Shark attacks threaten Reunion Island tourist trade
Shark attacks on surfers and swimmers around Reunion island have seriously affected local businesses.

06/23/2017 03:40 AM
EU prepares to move two agencies from London
States bid to host agencies responsible for medicines and banking, meaning hundreds of jobs moving.

06/23/2017 03:28 AM
Watchdog clamps down on online gambling
The competition regulator is to take action against betting sites which it says are breaking consumer law.

06/22/2017 11:43 PM
Hinkley Point deal 'risky and expensive'
Costs and risks for energy users 'not sufficiently considered' warns the National Audit Office.

06/22/2017 08:59 PM
Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech
Move is a response to UK government criticism that the firm doesn't do enough to curb online hate.

06/22/2017 06:12 PM
Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk
The company tells 800,000 customers with Super Hub 2 routers to change their passwords immediately.

06/22/2017 04:21 PM
Fed: US banks have money for crisis
The 34 largest US banks passed the first part of the Federal Reserve's annual stress test.

06/22/2017 04:15 PM
'I lost my eye'
About two billion people have no insurance, but "pay-by-mobile" policies are growing in popularity.

06/22/2017 04:11 PM
Better prospects
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?

06/22/2017 04:05 PM
One year on
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?

06/22/2017 04:02 PM
Premier Inn urgently reviews cladding
The chain says three hotels are affected - but the cladding is 'less flammable' than Grenfell Tower.

06/22/2017 01:33 PM
Qatar wants 10% of American Airlines
Qatar Airways has told the world's biggest airline it plans to buy up to $808m (£638m) of its shares.

06/22/2017 09:22 AM
New railway connection to London Luton Airport approved
The line will replace the current shuttle bus between Luton Airport Parkway station and the terminal.

06/22/2017 08:12 AM
Hornby says takeover bid undervalues firm
The model toymaker has received a takeover bid from its largest shareholder, Phoenix Asset Management.

06/22/2017 05:21 AM
China raises heat over foreign investment
The authorities in China have reportedly stepped up efforts to clamp down on firms' overseas investment.

06/22/2017 04:40 AM
HS2 franchise: Bidder shortlist revealed
Government reveals who could run the West Coast Main Line, including HS2, and South Eastern rail franchises.

06/22/2017 03:40 AM
Single parents win benefits cap High Court challenge
The judge in the case says the cap causes "real misery", but the government intends to appeal.

06/22/2017 03:30 AM
Pesto excluded from liquid ban by Italian airport
Genoa airport in northern Italy now allows pesto in hand luggage in exchange for a charity donation.

06/22/2017 01:21 AM
Paris Airshow: eight takeaways from the major aerospace event
From breaking the sound barrier to sales battles: eight things we learned at the Paris Airshow.

06/21/2017 04:06 PM
Energy revolution
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.

06/21/2017 04:04 PM
'There's no judgement'
The new generation of dance workouts aiming to be less formal and more enjoyable.

06/21/2017 06:31 AM
Lightning strike
While the F-35 has been one of the main attractions at the Paris Airshow, here we've also picked out some of the other highlights of this week's show.

06/20/2017 11:01 PM
Chinese bike share firm goes bust after losing 90% of bikes
The Chinese company did not put GPS chips on its bikes and presumes they have been lost or stolen.

06/20/2017 04:39 PM
Hidden problem
Despite international pledges, many of the world's poorest children do not get a chance to go to school.

06/20/2017 04:36 PM
A hot issue
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.

06/20/2017 04:32 PM
Philippines outsourcing
Does US protectionism and artificial intelligence threaten the Philippine's outsourcing industry?

06/19/2017 04:18 PM
Grand theft auto
Connected cars are becoming the norm, but how secure are they and how safe is our personal data?

06/18/2017 04:18 PM
Gaming gift
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.

06/18/2017 04:13 PM
Diva of divorce
How Ayesha Vardag has became one of the world's most in demand divorce lawyers.

06/16/2017 01:03 PM
Paris Airshow
As the Paris Airshow gets under way, the BBC's Theo Leggett says few expect to see big orders for airliners.

06/16/2017 08:38 AM
Reality Check
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?

06/15/2017 04:01 PM
Home hijack
A security weakness in Gary Berman's home network may have lost him a $400,000 contract.

06/15/2017 08:07 AM
Greek gifts
As eurozone finance ministers hold talks on Greece, Reality Check looks at the bailouts it has received.

06/14/2017 04:28 PM
Mass surveillance
BBC Arabic found the sales included decryption software that could be used against the West.

06/14/2017 04:15 PM
Future fuel
How can cities improve air quality with cleaner fuels?

06/14/2017 04:04 PM
Hard done dads?
With Father's Day taking place on Sunday in more than 70 countries, why does it still trail so far behind Mother's Day?

06/14/2017 02:12 AM
Tough school?
Top graduates in Afghanistan are being urged to spend two years as school teachers.

06/13/2017 04:00 PM
Pay more, wait longer
Burgers used to be fast and cheap but what's driving the success of a different type of patty?

06/12/2017 04:21 PM
Precious metals
Some of the metals needed to make many of our tech gadgets are in short supply. Could recycling help?

06/12/2017 03:53 AM
Trade options
What is the difference between a free trade area, a single market and a customs union?

06/11/2017 04:37 PM
Food for thought
How popular snack food business Graze was successfully grown by its chief executive Anthony Fletcher.

06/11/2017 04:26 PM
Trading tool
The earliest known script was a tool developed to help run the economy.

06/08/2017 09:51 PM
Qatar and the UK
How Qatar spent £35bn investing in everything from Claridge's to the Milford Haven LNG terminal.

06/08/2017 04:38 PM
Taming the giants
Five tech giants increasingly dominate the US and global economies. But what, if anything, should be done about it?

06/07/2017 03:10 PM
Easy charm
The BBC's Elizabeth Hotson attends a charisma master class as she explores whether you can teach someone to become more charismatic.

06/06/2017 04:02 PM
How many boxes?
When Beyonce, Lady Gaga, U2 and the Rolling Stones go on tour, they all depend on one London firm to get them onstage.

06/05/2017 04:01 PM
Baby bytes
Hundreds of apps give breastfeeding and baby advice to new mums, but are they any good?

06/05/2017 01:29 AM
The Islamic State group relies on encrypted messaging app Telegram to spread its message digitally.

06/04/2017 04:01 PM
Cold revolution
Initially invented for the printing industry, the technology has transformed the way we live and work.

06/04/2017 04:01 PM
Taking his own path
How Adrian Fisher became a professional maze designer, creating more than 700 mazes across 32 countries.

06/03/2017 05:02 PM
Splendid isolation?
Residents of the new London City Island live less than 30 minutes away from central London.

06/01/2017 07:27 PM
Climate clash
President Trump ditches the Paris accord, but almost all big firms say pulling out is an error.

06/01/2017 04:35 PM
Worked to death
Japan has some of the world's longest working hours, and some young Japanese are literally working themselves to death.

06/01/2017 04:31 PM
From videos to vlogs
In the 1980s, Jane Fonda sold millions of workout videos. Now anyone can be an online fitness guru.

06/01/2017 04:43 AM
Power surge?
BA's explanation for its systems' meltdown at the weekend has left many scratching their heads.

05/31/2017 07:31 PM
Older age
Paying for social care has figured highly in the election. But other issues are not discussed.

05/31/2017 06:43 PM
Selling up or selling out?
Can independent brands keep to their core beliefs after selling up to a bigger firm or bringing investors on board?

05/30/2017 05:01 PM
Feeding the kitty
The British and Irish Lions are one of the biggest sporting names in rugby union, and they are also one of its premier brands.

05/30/2017 04:33 PM
Juice wars
Changing tastes are putting orange juice's place on the breakfast table in jeopardy.

05/29/2017 04:25 PM
Just the job?
Ever had a job interview that seemed to have nothing to do with your ability to do the job?