BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

02/25/2018 02:41 PM
Labour wants permanent customs union treaty after Brexit - Starmer
Sir Keir Starmer backs a new customs treaty after Brexit - and warns the PM 'crunch time" is coming.

02/25/2018 12:09 AM
Five ideas on teaching children about saving money from the Money Advice Service
Five ideas on teaching children about saving money from the Money Advice Service.

02/24/2018 06:12 PM
Trump tax reform gives Buffett $29bn boost
Billionaire Warren Buffett says his conglomerate has been "delivered" billions by the US tax cuts.

02/24/2018 04:34 PM
Florida shooting: Firms abandon NRA amid consumer boycott
A growing number of corporate partners abandon the US gun lobby after the deadly school shooting.

02/24/2018 09:22 AM
British seafood: On the menu after Brexit?
Could trading terms after Brexit see more Brits eating cuttlefish, spider crabs and gurnards?

02/24/2018 12:56 AM
'Crash and burn'
Students are suffering from stress and anxiety owing to the pressures of housing costs, a survey has suggested.

02/23/2018 05:36 PM
KFC's cheeky apology for chicken chaos
KFC has taken a cheeky approach to apologising for the supply chain chaos that closed more than 700 restaurants. How did it go down with the customers?

02/23/2018 05:30 PM
Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell fined £87,000
The fine was imposed for failing to provide information about BHS's pension schemes.

02/23/2018 01:27 PM
'Disbelief and discontent' over rail timetable delays
New train timetables could be published just four weeks before journeys are due to happen

02/23/2018 12:45 PM
Standard Life Aberdeen sells insurance business for over £3bn
Standard Life Aberdeen reaches a deal with Phoenix Group to sell one of the UK's oldest insurance companies.

02/23/2018 12:17 PM
RBS reports first profit in 10 years
The taxpayer-owned bank has reported an annual profit for the first time since the financial crisis.

02/23/2018 12:01 PM
EU arsenic warning over magnetic putty children's toy
A magnetic putty toy is no longer on sale after dangerous levels of arsenic were found in a product.

02/23/2018 11:40 AM
Persimmon chief's bonus cut by £25m
Bonuses to top executives at housebuilder Persimmon are cut following criticism over excessive rewards.

02/23/2018 11:29 AM
Electric powered Minis to be built in China
BMW plans a partnership with a Chinese firm to build electric-powered Minis in China.

02/23/2018 11:03 AM
Kylie Jenner 'sooo over' Snapchat - and shares tumble
Shares in Snapchat's owner sink after the reality TV star tweets her criticism of the messaging app.

02/23/2018 11:00 AM
Can Liberia's celebrity president tackle the economy?
Former international footballer and now Liberian president, George Weah says fixing the economy is his main goal.

02/23/2018 10:28 AM
Wot, no signal?
Billions of people still have no access to mobile services, but nano-satellites could change this.

02/23/2018 10:10 AM
BT told to share poles for ultrafast fibre internet
BT must make it easier for rivals to install fibre broadband on telegraph poles, Ofcom says.

02/23/2018 09:30 AM
William Hill pushed into loss by Australia writedown
The bookmaker reports an annual loss of £75m after slashing the value of its Australian business.

02/23/2018 09:20 AM
RBS profit 'very symbolic' says McEwan
RBS turning an annual profit for the first time in ten years is welcomed by chief executive Ross McEwan.

02/23/2018 08:32 AM
China seizes control of insurance giant Anbang
In an unusual move Anbang Insurance will be run by the government for one year.

02/23/2018 12:11 AM
The fashion show with Hollywood visual effects
Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB and the London College of Fashion used a virtual avatar to join catwalk models.

02/23/2018 12:11 AM
How duct tape became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how duct tape became a million dollar idea.

02/23/2018 12:10 AM
Is nationalisation the answer for Britain's railways?
Labour wants to renationalise Britain's railways but 75% of the industry is already under public control.

02/23/2018 12:10 AM
Rail regulation
Labour wants to bring Britain's railways back under public control, but 75% of the industry is already nationalised.

02/23/2018 12:10 AM
British Rail could be revived under Labour
The shadow chancellor says a Labour government would bring together tracks and trains again.

02/22/2018 07:36 PM
Zombie or choir?
With Theresa May hosting an away-day, what team bonding might ministers try if they can't build a Brexit consensus.

02/22/2018 12:14 PM
Fashion company loses social media followers over same-sex ads
A men's suit company in the Netherlands faces "homophobic" backlash over their new same-sex adverts.

02/22/2018 07:35 AM
KFC shortage: How much do we spend on fried chicken?
KFC outlets have been forced to close due to a chicken shortage - but how much do we spend on fast food?

02/22/2018 12:00 AM
The shape of water
The pros and cons of Labour's vow to bring the water industry back into public ownership.

02/21/2018 01:43 AM
School shootings
Counting and remembering ever school shooting to stop US becoming 'desensitised'.

02/21/2018 12:27 AM
Russian rub
How a Russian entrepreneur created a popular cosmetics brand based around using extracts from Siberian herbs.

02/20/2018 12:20 AM
Fin tech
Fish farming is big business and producers are adopting new technologies to expand and cut costs.

02/19/2018 12:19 AM
Beauty boss
Grit and determination, as well as snakes and dragons, helped Maria Hatzistefanis become a business success.

02/16/2018 09:53 PM
No charge
A third of UK car-owners do not have a driveway - so charging an electric car can be difficult.

02/16/2018 09:50 PM
Kiwis crackdown
New Zealand is set to introduce a radical measure to tame its soaring property market

02/16/2018 12:09 AM
Humble origins
Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, but the business culture discourages bragging.

02/16/2018 12:03 AM
Manbag mystery
Increasing numbers of British men are carrying manbags, Mintel says, but what is it that makes a bag "male"?

02/15/2018 12:02 AM
Recycling hacks
As pressure on recycling infrastructure grows, entrepreneurs are turning to unusual ways to get fresh use out of the most unlikely products.

02/14/2018 10:11 AM
Educated survivor
Tara's fundamentalist family in rural Idaho would not let her go to school, but she got a PhD from Cambridge.

02/14/2018 12:06 AM
Recipe for success
US flatbread firm Kontos Food is now exporting around the world thanks to a commitment to tweaking its recipes to meet national preferences.

02/14/2018 12:02 AM
Norwegian challenger
Low-cost, long haul carriers like Norwegian are rapidly expanding by attracting young passengers. But is it sustainable?

02/13/2018 12:08 AM
Tinder revolution
Online dating has become the standard way to find a partner these days. Can AI make it even better?

02/13/2018 12:06 AM
Unfair pay
Some US states have banned employers from asking about previous pay, to tackle the gender gap

02/12/2018 06:26 AM
Probe Down Under
Finance is the country's biggest industry but a landmark inquiry is probing scandals in the sector.

02/12/2018 12:15 AM
Scandinavian blues
While most consumer brands suggest they will make the buyer feel happier, Swedish rainwear firm Stutterheim says its jackets may cause melancholy.

02/12/2018 12:12 AM
Risk assessment
Insurer Hiscox focuses on areas like cyber-attack and terrorism, but how do you assess such risks?

02/09/2018 09:55 PM
Say what?
BBC readers share their worst examples of business jargon following our piece on Davos language.

02/09/2018 12:03 AM
Potato plastics
Better recycling and compostable materials could be an answer to our plastic pollution problem.

02/08/2018 12:27 AM
Global collapse
What Homer's tale of the fall of Troy can teach us about our own 21st Century interconnected world.

02/08/2018 12:16 AM
Challenging stereotypes
Sweden's capital is poised to ban sexist and racist outdoor advertising, but not everyone agrees with the move.