BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

04/23/2018 12:52 AM
'Welcome to my plastic bottle castle'
Meet "Plastic King" Robert Bezeau and his four-storey castle made out of recycled bottles in Panama.

04/23/2018 12:09 AM
Makeup makeover
Australian entrepreneurship Jo Horgan turned a love of makeup into 87-strong chain of cosmetics stores.

04/22/2018 11:59 PM
Interest rates to rise twice this year, says EY Item Club
The EY Item Club predicts two rises this year and two next year, despite sluggish economic growth.

04/22/2018 10:23 PM
TSB customers report online problems
One man was credited with £13,000 he didn't have, and could see details of someone else's account.

04/22/2018 02:35 PM
Social media facing new UK laws
The health secretary wants action from the sites on underage use, bullying and screen-time limits.

04/22/2018 01:14 PM
Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down
The airline boss's daughters have lost their tempers in separate incidents that hit the headlines.

04/22/2018 10:55 AM
No-deal Brexit 'disastrous' for food firms
Free trade with the EU post-Brexit is "crucial" for UK food and drink firms, says a committee of MPs.

04/22/2018 12:55 AM
Brazilian saga
Brazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.

04/22/2018 12:35 AM
The master blender who is Scotch whisky's First Lady
Rachel Barrie is a rarity in the world of Scotch whisky - a female master blender.

04/22/2018 12:34 AM
How whisky tasting 'plays a tune'
A whisky master blender explains how she detects an orchestra of flavours and aromas in Scotland's national drink.

04/21/2018 04:53 PM
Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan
Allied Healthcare, one of the UK's biggest providers of in-home care, blames a "challenging environment".

04/21/2018 01:34 AM
Three-way fight
Once synonymous with cheap flights and pre-breakfast pints - is Stansted Airport about to become glamorous?

04/20/2018 09:46 PM
State pension gender gap 'narrowing too slowly'
Men still receive an average of £28 more a week in state pension than women despite reforms, says Which?.

04/20/2018 09:46 PM
Six shops defying the High Street downturn
It's not all doom and gloom for UK retailers: some are managing to buck the trend.

04/20/2018 09:28 PM
Farmers hit by record straw prices
Low stocks and high demand for straw have combined to push prices to historic highs.

04/20/2018 07:31 PM
Carney: Brexit talks could delay rate rises
The governor of the Bank of England has said that an interest rate rise is "likely" this year, but any increases will be gradual.

04/20/2018 06:25 PM
Nissan to cut hundreds of UK jobs
The carmaker will reduce its Sunderland workforce by hundreds amid a decline in sales of diesel cars.

04/20/2018 03:06 PM
Wells Fargo hit by record $1bn penalty
The third-largest US bank is fined for issues at its car insurance and mortgage businesses.

04/20/2018 02:04 PM
Trump targets Opec over high oil prices
The US President criticises producer group Opec and says high oil prices "will not be accepted".

04/20/2018 01:08 PM
Race management
This weekend's London Marathon will make 90,000 compostable cups available for runners.

04/20/2018 12:35 PM
Will Africa's open skies project take off?
Challenges lay ahead for Africa's airlines as they are granted greater access to the continent.

04/20/2018 12:22 PM
Rampa Rammopo: 'Our privately-owned airport is expanding'
Privately-owned Lanseria airport in South Africa has big ambitions to increase its capacity.

04/20/2018 11:58 AM
Kardashians pull the plug on Dash fashion stores
Kim Kardashian West and her sisters Kourtney and Khloe opened the first store in California in 2006.

04/20/2018 12:14 AM
Solar sailing
How can you create public transport in the jungle without polluting it? The isolated Achuar peoples of Ecuador have created an ingenious solution.

04/20/2018 12:04 AM
Robo farmers
Farmers are working on robotic solutions due to a shortage of human workers to pick difficult crops.

04/20/2018 12:03 AM
Meet the robots that can pick and plant better than we can
Farmers are turning to robots to plant seedlings and pick produce because of human worker shortages.

04/19/2018 11:31 AM
The office where the average age of employees is just 25
Staff say they focus on a "life-life" balance, not a work-life balance.

04/19/2018 12:44 AM
Why India's Paytm isn't afraid of WhatsApp
India's youngest billionaire, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, says Indian firms are ready to challenge the West.

04/19/2018 12:09 AM
Recession risk
The World Trade Organization faces challenges on two fronts that threaten the way it does business.

04/18/2018 10:31 PM
Heartbreak hotel
Chris Richardson's life fell apart after the bank took his hotel and sold it to its own property division.

04/18/2018 12:05 AM
Distraction tactics
What should parents say to teenagers who seem to be playing on their computers more than revising for exams?

04/17/2018 12:33 AM
Ninjas and nanobots
Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?

04/16/2018 12:20 AM
Tentative steps
The fitness tracking firm, co-founded by James Park, has been struggling in a more competitive market.

04/15/2018 12:50 AM
Braking news
Automatic braking systems could save 1,000 lives on the UK's roads over the next decade.

04/13/2018 09:48 PM
Coffee trends
Coffee in five charts: How coffee drinking varies around the world.

04/13/2018 12:00 AM
Bug hunters
Big rewards are available for hackers who can spot when websites have got their coding wrong.

04/12/2018 12:04 AM
Roadblock ahead?
A good Brexit deal will be vital to the continuing health of the UK car industry say observers.

04/11/2018 12:15 AM
Safe home
The Harry Potter author is running an international campaign to stop children being isolated in poor-quality institutions.

04/10/2018 12:05 AM
'600 apps had my data'
Data harvesting is a multi-billion dollar industry privacy campaigners believe is far too opaque.

04/09/2018 12:00 AM
Smoothie operator
Richard Reed, one of the co-founders of smoothie firm Innocent, looks back on the company's meteoric growth.