BBC Business News
MPs attack ministers' lack of action on gender pay gap (Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:01:44 GMT)
The Women and Equalities Committee calls government response inadequate and deeply disappointing.
Volkswagen 'fixes 470,000 UK diesel cars' (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:15:28 GMT)
VW's top UK executive says most UK cars affected by the diesel emissions scandal are yet to be mended.
'No reason to fear' Vauxhall job losses, Clark says (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:09:39 GMT)
Takeover talks should not make Vauxhall workers worry about their jobs, the business secretary says.
Firms could reduce pension generosity, ministers suggest (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:58:44 GMT)
Eleven million people in Defined Benefit pension schemes could see their benefits watered down.
Self-employment driven by higher earners, says report (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:37:23 GMT)
People with good qualifications and higher earnings make up 57% of the new self-employed, a report says.
Kraft Heinz drops Unilever takeover bid (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:57:31 GMT)
Unilever shares slide as US food giant abandons £115bn bid for Unilever, its Anglo-Dutch rival.
Greece: EU and IMF in 'common position' (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:03:41 GMT)
Germany's finance minister hints that deadlock between the EU and IMF over Greece may be resolved.
Which? says passengers suffering from cabin bag pressure (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:15:52 GMT)
Passengers forced to put hand luggage in the hold are losing out, says consumer group Which?
UK Vauxhall pensions 'could scupper GM Peugeot sale' (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:48:21 GMT)
The carmaker's pension scheme is one of the UK's largest and is estimated to have a £1bn deficit.
Poor customer service hits Bovis profit (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:49:18 GMT)
Profits slip for house builder Bovis Homes after it sets aside £7m to compensate property buyers.
Amazon plans 5,000 new jobs in UK (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:14:26 GMT)
Online retailer Amazon promises to create 5,000 new full-time jobs this year in the UK.
Dulux owner invests in UK paint research (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:13:12 GMT)
AkzoNobel, the owner of Dulux paints, plans to expand its research operations in Gateshead.
Google and Bing to demote pirate sites in UK web searches (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 02:04:22 GMT)
Copyright-infringing music and film websites and unofficial sport streams could be made harder to find under a new agreement.
Environmentalists and libertarians unite in HS2 criticism (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:27:08 GMT)
Friends of the Earth and Taxpayers' Alliance are normally at odds on policy, but both criticise HS2
Unilever fall leaves FTSE 100 struggling (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:55:58 GMT)
The London market struggles on Monday as Unilever shares fall sharply.
South Africa retail merger collapses (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:37:05 GMT)
Steinhoff and supermarket chain Shoprite scrap plans to create Africa's biggest shop network.
Business rates: Sainsbury's boss urges 'fundamental reform' (Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:32:59 GMT)
The head of Sainsbury's says the system is "archaic", amid a row over England's latest revaluation.
Vauxhall deal: PM set to meet Peugeot boss (Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:08:47 GMT)
The PM agrees to meet the boss of France's PSA Group to discuss a planned UK takeover of Vauxhall.
RBS plans: Williams & Glyn sale should be dropped, UK says (Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:55:59 GMT)
RBS could abandon the sale of its small-business lender, Williams & Glyn, under government plans.
Who spends $150,000 on a kid's birthday party? (Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:08:49 GMT)
Children's birthday parties are getting expensive in some countries - but how much would you spend keeping up with the Joneses?
Migrant workers join labour boycott (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:48:53 GMT)
Migrant workers have signed up to a labour boycott to highlight the role they play in British society.
CEO Secrets: Sex toy boss shares his tips (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:14:08 GMT)
Richard Longhurst, co-founder of Lovehoney, a sex toy business, shares his business advice.
Chippie: My rates are going up 62% (Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:37:43 GMT)
A fish and chip shop owner explains how the business rate changes affect him
Business rate system 'not fit for purpose' (Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:01:41 GMT)
British Retail Consortium boss Helen Dickinson says new business rates are not "fit for purpose".
Welcome to 'brand Ireland' (Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:25:13 GMT)
Colm O'Regan takes a look at national image and, in particular, Ireland as a global brand.
What Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg told the BBC (Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:32:18 GMT)
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg spoke to the BBC's Kamal Ahmed off-camera. What did he tell him?
'What if we had no CEO?' (Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:12:14 GMT)
Do firms need a chief executive to lead them? Staff at Swedish firm Crisp explain why they decided to bin the boss.
Single malt Scotch whisky exports top £1bn for first time (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:11:46 GMT)
Single malt Scotch whisky tops £1bn worth of exports for the first time in 2016.
SpaceX successfully launches rocket after Saturday setback (Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:46:20 GMT)
The US rocket company sends a cargo ship to resupply the International Space Station.
Faster drugs? (Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:08:28 GMT)
How cloud computing is speeding up the development of potentially life-saving drugs.