BBC Business News
High cost credit products must be tackled, say Lords (Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:08:14 GMT)
The Financial Exclusion Committee says banks are failing the customers who need them the most.
Pensions mistakes of the past must be avoided, says John Cridland (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:39:05 GMT)
The author of a major pensions review tells the BBC that the government must avoid past pension mistakes.
Petrol and diesel prices cut amid pressure on retailers (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:06:17 GMT)
Supermarkets will cut 2p off the price of a litre of petrol and diesel this weekend.
Ofcom plans instant payback for broadband woes (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:06:31 GMT)
Customers who suffer poor service could get automatic payouts under Ofcom's plan.
New £1 coin: Tesco to leave trolleys unlocked (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:57:17 GMT)
The UK's biggest supermarket will keep trolleys unlocked while it converts them to the new £1 coin.
Pearson boss sees pay boost despite firm's struggles (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:28:38 GMT)
The publisher's boss sees his pay package rise 20% in 2016 despite a difficult year for the firm.
Hermes parcels sorted in makeshift Northampton car park depot (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:54:26 GMT)
Pallets included packages from major brands including Next, H&M, Panasonic and Groupon.
Deutsche Bank commits to new London office (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:49:11 GMT)
Germany's biggest bank says the new office "underlines its commitment" to the City of London.
Call for 'decently paid' maternity leave (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:18:17 GMT)
The TUC says UK mothers may get a reasonable amount of maternity leave but get a poorer deal on pay.
Cycle courier wins holiday pay battle (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:52:15 GMT)
An employment tribunal rules that a self-employed cycle courier for Excel was actually "a worker".
Co-op Bank sale plan attracts suitors (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:52:14 GMT)
The beleaguered bank says a number of "credible" parties have expressed interest in buying it.
Eurozone growth nears six-year high, survey data suggests (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:54:15 GMT)
Growth in France and Germany help the bloc's economic recovery "surge higher", a survey says.
Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:05:38 GMT)
The State Department says the project, blocked by Barack Obama, is in the national interest.
Robots to affect up to 30% of UK jobs, says PwC (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:56:39 GMT)
Manufacturing and retail jobs are most at risk from automation by the 2030s, a report says.
Mortgage approvals by banks falls to lowest for three months (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:04:09 GMT)
The number of home loans in February fell to the lowest figure since November, according to UK banks.
UK film industry 'needs government support' after Brexit (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:29:58 GMT)
Extra help is needed if the industry is to survive after Brexit, a senior figure in the sector warns.
Why Apple's red iPhones are not 'Red' in China (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:45:31 GMT)
Apple's Red iPhone is going on sale, but in China it is doing things a bit differently. Why?
Samsung Electronics chief says sorry for scandal (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:42:17 GMT)
The firm apologises to shareholders its role in a corruption case and for the Galaxy Note 7 recall.
RBS and NatWest to shed 158 branches and more than 400 jobs (Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:03:12 GMT)
Rising popularity of online banking prompts the decision to ditch 17% of RBS and 13% of NatWest branches.
Why mix earthworms and cocoa shells? (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:29:48 GMT)
The Ivorian farmers benefiting from a unique, but labour intensive, blend of compost.
Robotic barman pours Rory a pint (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:57:26 GMT)
The BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones gets a beer poured for him by a robotic barman - but how long does it take?
Zimbabwe's cash-strapped tobacco farms (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:34:10 GMT)
Small-scale tobacco farmers in Zimbabwe have little to invest due to poor profit margins and a weak economy.
Red Nose Day challenge: 'I feel naked without my beard' (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:19:48 GMT)
Jeremy Cook, chief economist at World First, agreed to have his beard shaved off for Comic Relief.
'We're looking for business deals outside Europe' (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:05:43 GMT)
The director of a safety footwear company says the firm is focusing on new deals outside Europe.
Kids and meditation - it's a business, of course (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:04:04 GMT)
We find out why some parents in Asia are paying for meditation classes in the hope their kids will cope better at school and in life.
Could this be Britain's cheapest supermarket? (Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:25:24 GMT)
The average price of an item at Nifties in Dover is 60p.
'I am very confident we can find a good trade deal' (Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:34:34 GMT)
Cecile Reinaud runs Seraphine, a London-based maternity wear company. She is on an export drive and is hopeful about the post-Brexit trade deals to be struck.
Portsmouth and ex-Disney CEO Michael Eisner to hold exclusive takeover talks (Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:50:37 GMT)
Portsmouth and ex-Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner are to enter into exclusive talks about a potential takeover.
Bank cheques to be cleared within a day (Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:34:53 GMT)
From October 2017, cheques will start to clear much faster than the current six days' waiting time.
New broom (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:07:35 GMT)
Theo Leggett examines what changes new owners Liberty Media might bring in to re-energise Formula 1.