BBC Business News

Subscribe to BBC Business News feed BBC Business News
BBC News - Business
Updated: 13 min 1 sec ago

Pubs closing at rate of 18 a week as people stay home

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:04
The Campaign for Real Ale says more people are choosing to drink at home.

Heatwave bonanza 'fails to boost shop sales'

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:03
Retail sales slow in July despite people splashing out on fans, food and drink in the heatwave.

Home equity release may cost pension firms billions

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:03
Some lenders have underestimated the cost of certain home loans - which could threaten the financial system.

US to fully enforce reimposed Iran nuclear sanctions

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 19:33
President Trump says those who breach the nuclear-related sanctions risk "severe consequences".

Holidaymakers hit as pound falls

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 18:17
Travellers are currently being offered $1.26 or €1.09 for every pound, according to exchange company Travelex.

Everybody's watching you'

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 17:59
How departing PepsiCo boss Indra Nooyi became one of the world's most powerful corporate bosses.

Heatwave causing farmers 'serious concern'

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 15:38
Potatoes latest victim of exceptional weather as heatwave continues to push food prices higher.

Indra Nooyi to step down as PepsiCo chief executive

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 13:17
Indra Nooyi, one of the world's most influential businesswomen, has held the job for 12 years.

Homes lost after mortgage computer bug

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:57
Wells Fargo, the third largest bank in the US, says it is planning to compensate those affected.

Women-only network appoints male chairman

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:30
AllBright, a group promoting female leadership, defends its decision to give a man the role.

HSBC 'cautiously optimistic' about growth despite trade tensions

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 07:00
HSBC says Asian economies are robust despite the growth of trade tariffs as it reports profit rise.

BA boss demands action on Heathrow queues

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 06:50
He says passengers are waiting two hours to get through border control and says the "farce" should end.

Saudi Arabia stops Canada trade and investment

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 04:31
It comes after Canada criticised the arrest of campaigners including female activist Samar Badawi.

Affordable homes on green belt 'a lie', say campaigners

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 04:29
Campaigners claim 78% of the 460,000 homes planned for greenfield sites will not be affordable.

Reality Check

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 01:29
Consumers are being asked not to waste water, but how much do water companies waste through leakage?

‘Don’t try to be a man,’ says rail boss Dyan Crowther

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 00:07
"When I started working, there weren’t even ladies' toilets," says HS1 boss Dyan Crowther.

Cleaning up

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 00:03
How the co-founder of Fantastic Services shook up the "chaotic" home services market.

Rural crime rise prompts 'medieval' defences

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 23:59
As the cost of crime rises to £44.5m, farmers are building up fortifications, a report says.

House of Fraser store closures to go ahead

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 19:33
A legal settlement means the struggling department store chain will close 31 of its 59 shops in January.

Iceland food to be sold in The Range in 'strategic alliance'

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 14:27
The new "strategic alliance" will initially be introduced in three stores in the Midlands and Liverpool.

Pages