BBC News - Business
BBC News - Business
Brexit: A guide to where we are
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:25:07 GMT
Theresa May has agreed a draft Brexit deal with Brussels. What happens now?
What does the Brexit deal mean for you?
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:09:48 GMT
BBC experts answer your questions on the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement.
Asda revival continues as sales rise again
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:46:21 GMT
The Walmart-owned supermarket reports its sixth consecutive quarterly increase in sales.
How 'miniature suns' could provide cheap, clean energy
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:07:48 GMT
Is much-heralded nuclear fusion finally ready to fulfil its promise of abundant energy for all?
Parents spending heavily on mystery toys
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:07:47 GMT
The UK toy sector banks on the surge in Christmas sales of "surprise" collectable toys after a troubled year.
Hockney painting breaks auction record for living artist
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:48:43 GMT
The price of Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) is the highest for a living artist.
Manchester United revenues slip on fewer home games
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:44:48 GMT
The club said sales of matchday tickets and merchandise fell in the first quarter of the year.
EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:21:18 GMT
Digital minister Margot James says phone and broadband firms must "play by the rules".
The people with more stuff than they have room for
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:08:08 GMT
What is driving the rapid growth in self-storage across the UK?
UK shares remain fragile amid Brexit turmoil
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:43:34 GMT
The FTSE 100 ends lower whilst sterling stabilises amid the political fall-out from Theresa May's Brexit plan.
UK retail sales hit by mild autumn
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:54:16 GMT
Analysts say the worse than expected 0.5% fall in sales suggests shoppers are cutting back spending.
Australia animals: Making 'baby formula' for native wildlife
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 22:40:37 GMT
Wombaroo develops species-specific formulas to feed injured and orphaned wildlife.
Beyoncé buys out Ivy Park venture from Sir Philip Green
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:21:05 GMT
The Ivy Park gymwear brand is now 100% owned by Beyoncé's management company Parkwood.
University 'not for people like us'
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:09:28 GMT
The winner of a big education prize grew up thinking poor families like his could not go to university.
UK toymakers unveil their Christmas wish-list
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:32:40 GMT
The UK's toymakers unveil what they hope will be this year's most sought-after Christmas presents.
'Most of us hate haggling for a new car'
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:11:16 GMT
Entrepreneur James Hind came up with the idea for his £15m website Carwow because he realised how much people dislike buying cars.
Could these balls help reduce plastic pollution?
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:04:25 GMT
Microplastics have swamped our ecosystem. Can tech help prevent them entering our water systems?
Publisher pulls plug on ShortList magazine
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:47:16 GMT
Free men's mag with 500,000 circulation ends print edition as publisher focuses on Stylist.
Would you ask your colleagues what they earn?
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 22:03:09 GMT
It might make you feel uncomfortable, but it could pave the way to more equal pay, say campaigners.
Tech boss: 'Get trust right and you will succeed'
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:17:13 GMT
Technology incubator CEO Ben Brabyn says if new firms can gain customers' trust, they'll succeed.
Christmas adverts: Do people care about what they see?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:02:45 GMT
Billion of pounds will be spent, but do people want to see commercial messages on their screens?
'How Amazon helped me transition to a woman'
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:04:49 GMT
Sophie Roberts is a software developer at the tech giant who came out at work in October.
Properties 'taking longer to sell'
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:03:20 GMT
Sellers typically wait more than three months before their home goes under offer.
Japan Airlines tightens alcohol rules for pilots
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:40:54 GMT
The new safety measures follow a string of incidents and delayed flights due to intoxicated pilots.
Brexit agreement: What does the 585-page document say?
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:32:12 GMT
The BBC's Adam Fleming takes a brief look at what's in the 585-page Brexit agreement document.
Search starts for next National Lottery operator
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:16:57 GMT
Gambling Commission wants next operator to maximise returns to good causes after Camelot's licence ends.
Purple Tuesday: 'Embarrassment' of going shopping in a wheelchair
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:19:26 GMT
Holly Greader from Cardiff tells the BBC what going shopping is like for her as a wheelchair user.
Facebook accused of dark PR tactics
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:49:02 GMT
Facebook is embroiled in a new controversy over the tactics it used to discredit its critics.
The battle of the Christmas adverts: what's the magic formula?
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:58:23 GMT
From John Lewis' tear-jerker to Iceland's palm oil campaign - what makes a great Christmas ad?
Can listening to bees help save them - and us?
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 22:42:32 GMT
Scientists hope artificial intelligence will gives us more insights into bee health and behaviour.
Have 'non-traditional' advent calendars peaked already?
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:13:49 GMT
Calendars featuring gifts like cosmetics or wine have become a huge hit, but are there too many of them?
Will superfast 5G mobile be worth it?
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:18:39 GMT
Superfast 5G mobile promises lots of benefits, but will it be worth the money?
Rolls-Royce boss says May's Brexit deal is better than no deal
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:35:41 GMT
The boss of engineering giant Rolls-Royce says politicians must get behind a "practical plan" for Brexit.
Should we pay people for donating blood?
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:15:34 GMT
Worldwide sales of blood plasma are increasingly strongly, but is it ethically right that people should be paid to donate it?
My Brexit box: The people stockpiling food
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 22:02:32 GMT
Are people right to be worried about the availability of certain foods when the UK leaves the EU?
Trump raises hopes of China trade deal
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:23:39 GMT
The US president says he thinks a "deal will be made" with China over trade.
'Shopping can be so embarrassing for me'
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:19:35 GMT
Why retailers need to be doing more for their disabled customers.
Brexit: Scottish fishing industry calls for clarity
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:39:45 GMT
Fishing leaders, skippers and traders are seeking more specifics on the draft agreement on leaving the EU.
'Virgin Media charged me an outrageous sum'
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:16:08 GMT
John Jones tells the BBC he was charged a £240 contract break fee despite being with Virgin Media for seven years.
Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim's family over aircraft design
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:37:50 GMT
A lawsuit is filed against the US manufacturer over an alleged design fault with its 737 Max jet.