BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

06/26/2017 07:48 AM
Co-operative Bank no longer up for sale
The bank says it expects to make a further announcement on fund-raising plans to safeguard its future.

06/26/2017 07:29 AM
Holland & Barrett sold for £1.8bn to Russian billionaire
Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman buys 1,100-store chain from its private equity owner Carlyle.

06/26/2017 07:14 AM
Takata: Airbag-maker files for bankruptcy
Japanese firm faces billions of dollars of liabilities linked to the biggest ever automotive recall.

06/26/2017 06:57 AM
Business confidence on the up, Lloyds survey finds
But companies are having trouble recruiting skilled workers, the research says.

06/26/2017 06:00 AM
Crown Resorts staff jailed for enticing Chinese gamblers
Three Australian Crown Resorts employees broke the law by enticing Chinese high-rollers to casinos.

06/26/2017 02:19 AM
How I stayed in business during Asian Financial Crisis
Thai businessman Wasan Benz Thonglor nearly lost everything in the 1997 Asia Financial Crisis.

06/26/2017 12:15 AM
CEO Secrets: Bumble founder says don't take yourself too seriously
Bumble dating app CEO Whitney Wolfe says don't take yourself too seriously.

06/26/2017 12:10 AM
Tricky trade-off
If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.

06/26/2017 12:08 AM
‘I love doing battle’
How hard-hitting Irish-American entrepreneur David McCourt made his fortune in TV and telecoms.

06/25/2017 07:39 PM
Italy forced to bail out two more banks for 5.2bn euros
Rome will spend at least 5.2bn euros to rescue Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca.

06/25/2017 05:44 PM
Wonder Woman continues to smash box office records
Patty Jenkins' film is on course to become the top grossing live-action film from a female director.

06/25/2017 05:29 PM
Brexit: David Davis 'pretty sure' of free trade deal
The Brexit secretary also backs Theresa May and agrees a leadership contest would be "catastrophic".

06/25/2017 05:01 PM
Parliament cyber-attack 'hit up to 90 users'
Fewer than 1% of 9,000 parliamentary accounts were affected, says the House of Commons.

06/25/2017 03:57 PM
Royal Bank of Scotland to move hundreds of jobs to India
The move by the state-owned bank will cut nearly 450 UK jobs dealing with loans to small businesses.

06/25/2017 11:43 AM
Next boss Lord Wolfson calls for 'smooth' Brexit
Lord Wolfson warns that a badly managed exit from the EU could lead to "years of economic decline".

06/25/2017 01:03 AM
Free trade deals for 'poorest countries' to be maintained post-Brexit
The government commits to maintaining duty-free imports for 48 developing countries.

06/24/2017 06:45 PM
Sausage roll row: US 'invents' new summer snack
An American supermarket has created a "new" summer snack that look very familiar to Britons.

06/23/2017 10:01 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 09:58 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 09:56 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 09:55 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 09:29 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 05:00 PM
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 04:50 PM
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 12:35 PM
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 11:28 AM
Watchdog clamps down on online gambling
The competition regulator is to take action against betting sites which it says are breaking consumer law.

06/23/2017 12:15 AM
'I lost my eye'
About two billion people have no insurance, but "pay-by-mobile" policies are growing in popularity.

06/23/2017 12:11 AM
Better prospects
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?

06/23/2017 12:05 AM
One year on
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?

06/23/2017 12:02 AM
Premier Inn urgently reviews cladding
The chain says three hotels are affected - but the cladding is 'less flammable' than Grenfell Tower.

06/22/2017 09:21 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.

06/22/2017 12:06 AM
Energy revolution
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.

06/22/2017 12:04 AM
'There's no judgement'
The new generation of dance workouts aiming to be less formal and more enjoyable.

06/21/2017 02:31 PM
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.

06/21/2017 12:39 AM
Hidden problem
Despite international pledges, many of the world's poorest children do not get a chance to go to school.

06/21/2017 12:36 AM
A hot issue
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.

06/21/2017 12:32 AM
Philippines outsourcing
Does US protectionism and artificial intelligence threaten the Philippine's outsourcing industry?

06/20/2017 12:18 AM
Grand theft auto
Connected cars are becoming the norm, but how secure are they and how safe is our personal data?

06/19/2017 12:18 AM
Gaming gift
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.

06/19/2017 12:13 AM
Diva of divorce
How Ayesha Vardag has became one of the world's most in demand divorce lawyers.

06/16/2017 09:03 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 04:38 PM
Reality Check
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?

06/16/2017 12:01 AM
Home hijack
A security weakness in Gary Berman's home network may have lost him a $400,000 contract.

06/15/2017 04:07 PM
Greek gifts
As eurozone finance ministers hold talks on Greece, Reality Check looks at the bailouts it has received.

06/15/2017 12:28 AM
Mass surveillance
BBC Arabic found the sales included decryption software that could be used against the West.

06/15/2017 12:15 AM
Future fuel
How can cities improve air quality with cleaner fuels?

06/15/2017 12:04 AM
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 10:12 AM
Tough school?
Top graduates in Afghanistan are being urged to spend two years as school teachers.

06/14/2017 12:00 AM
Pay more, wait longer
Burgers used to be fast and cheap but what's driving the success of a different type of patty?

06/13/2017 12:21 AM
Precious metals
Some of the metals needed to make many of our tech gadgets are in short supply. Could recycling help?

06/12/2017 11:53 AM
Trade options
What is the difference between a free trade area, a single market and a customs union?

06/12/2017 12:37 AM
Food for thought
How popular snack food business Graze was successfully grown by its chief executive Anthony Fletcher.

06/12/2017 12:26 AM
Trading tool
The earliest known script was a tool developed to help run the economy.

06/09/2017 05:51 AM
Qatar and the UK
How Qatar spent £35bn investing in everything from Claridge's to the Milford Haven LNG terminal.

06/09/2017 12:38 AM
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 11:10 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.

06/07/2017 12:02 AM
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.

06/06/2017 12:01 AM
Baby bytes
Hundreds of apps give breastfeeding and baby advice to new mums, but are they any good?

06/05/2017 09:29 AM
The Islamic State group relies on encrypted messaging app Telegram to spread its message digitally.

06/05/2017 12:01 AM
Cold revolution
Initially invented for the printing industry, the technology has transformed the way we live and work.

06/05/2017 12:01 AM
Taking his own path
How Adrian Fisher became a professional maze designer, creating more than 700 mazes across 32 countries.

06/04/2017 01:02 AM
Splendid isolation?
Residents of the new London City Island live less than 30 minutes away from central London.

06/02/2017 03:27 AM
Climate clash
President Trump ditches the Paris accord, but almost all big firms say pulling out is an error.

06/02/2017 12:35 AM
Worked to death
Japan has some of the world's longest working hours, and some young Japanese are literally working themselves to death.

06/02/2017 12:31 AM
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 12:43 PM
Power surge?
BA's explanation for its systems' meltdown at the weekend has left many scratching their heads.

06/01/2017 03:31 AM
Older age
Paying for social care has figured highly in the election. But other issues are not discussed.

06/01/2017 02:43 AM
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?

05/31/2017 01:01 AM
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.

05/31/2017 12:33 AM
Juice wars
Changing tastes are putting orange juice's place on the breakfast table in jeopardy.

05/30/2017 12:25 AM
Just the job?
Ever had a job interview that seemed to have nothing to do with your ability to do the job?