BBC Business News

Subscribe to BBC Business News feed BBC Business News
BBC News - Business
Updated: 54 min 55 sec ago

Wonga: Fourfold rise in compensation claimant estimate

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:23
More than 400,000 customers of former payday lender Wonga are seeking compensation, with more expected.

Pound falls sharply on Brexit deal advice

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 12:47
Sterling drops two cents after attorney general says new Brexit deal doesn't tackle key objections.

UK economic growth remains sluggish

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:30
The economy expanded by 0.5% in January but three monthly growth remained weak.

Boeing 737: Australia joins Singapore in barring Max planes

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:53
Australia joins Singapore in barring operations of the 737 Max aircraft following two crashes.

French Connection sales fall as it makes small profit

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:06
The fashion chain says it is still in talks with potential buyers about the sale of the business.

Raghuram Rajan says capitalism is 'under serious threat'

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 05:12
Former Indian central bank governor Raghuram Rajan warns of the challenges facing global democracy.

Boeing 737: Singapore bars 737 Max planes from airspace

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 04:24
The decision comes in light of two fatal accidents involving a Boeing Max 8 in less than five months.

US 'warns Germany a Huawei deal could hurt intelligence sharing'

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 03:46
US ambassador tells Germany to shun Huawei or face curbs in intelligence sharing, according to reports.

Do supermarkets know more about us than we do?

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 01:14
Product loyalty is not solely based on value, quality or choice but also on personal attachment, studies suggest.

Would you be happy being interviewed by a robot?

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 01:10
Employers can make unconscious - and unfair - judgements about interviewees within a few seconds.

The interview robot that doesn't make snap judgements

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 01:09
We are all susceptible to unconscious bias - making assumptions about people. Is a robot any better?

Boy's letter to Qantas boss for 'CEO advice' goes viral

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 01:01
The 10-year-old boy called on Alan Joyce to take him "seriously" about starting an airline.

Could electric vehicles be the future for Kenyan travel?

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 00:52
Kenya's electricity surplus could be capitalised on by a company reconditioning electric vehicles.

What went wrong at Superdry?

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 00:11
The blame game over the decline of the British retailer is playing out in public.

Ethiopian Airlines crash: FAA says Boeing 737 Max 8 is airworthy

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 22:36
Aviation officials resist calls to ground the model involved in Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines crash.

Tim Berners-Lee: 'Stop web's downward plunge to dysfunctional future'

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 21:09
Thirty years after he invented it, Sir Tim Berners-Lee says the web is not what it should be.

FCA to run no-deal Brexit 'financial war room'

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 18:59
The Financial Conduct Authority has plans for a 'war room' in the event of a hard Brexit.

UK audit watchdog to be replaced by new governing body

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 16:32
The Financial Reporting Council will be scrapped and replaced by a new regulator for accountancy firms.

'Plastic pollution is kind of like marriage'

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 16:13
Vasu Primlani is an Indian stand-up comedian who likes to talk about environmental issues in her comedy.

Brexit 'sees UK finance firms move £900bn to Europe'

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 14:50
Study counting cost of Brexit on banking and finance says 275 firms have moved some business abroad.

Pages