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BBC News - Business

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 23:00:16 GMT
People without a bank account pay more for energy, loans and mobile phone deals, research suggests.
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 18:30:17 GMT
But the rate of closure is slowing because of cuts to business rates, new research suggests.
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:08:46 GMT
It put its airline up for sale in February, but suitors have also expressed interest in the whole company.
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:44:48 GMT
A list of all-too-predictable choices for breached accounts includes 123456 and "Liverpool".
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:20:25 GMT
Fraudsters send fake messages during the tax rebate period, the government warns.
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:30:59 GMT
The firm wants an investigation into how rail franchise bid documents were sent to a rival.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:00:11 GMT
The rising cost and sophistication of veterinary treatments is pushing up the size of claims.
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:13:34 GMT
The tabloid has been embroiled in recent high-profile scandals involving Donald Trump and Jeff Bezos.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:57:44 GMT
He says it is "time to move on" following the takeover of the struggling retailer by its lenders.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:46:36 GMT
Shares in the online scrapbook company surge 28% on its first day on the New York Stock Exchange.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:21:46 GMT
The oil and gas giant sells its North Sea assets to private equity-based Chrysaor for £2bn.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:49:10 GMT
Sales grew well ahead of expectations last month, hitting the fastest annual pace since October 2016.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:00:16 GMT
The start date for London's new Elizabeth Line could be pushed back again, sources tell the BBC.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:13:03 GMT
The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new users for almost three years, it says.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:00:29 GMT
But the Competition and Markets Authority stops short of saying accountancy firms should be broken up.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:32:31 GMT
The partial retreat from China comes as the US tech giant battles tough competition from local rivals.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:03:21 GMT
Figures show HS2 has bought over 900 properties that could be affected by the high-speed rail route.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:20:41 GMT
The heads of two major central banks warn firms they may "fail to exist" if they ignore threats.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:00:46 GMT
JP Morgan promotes finance chief Marianne Lake, making her a possible successor to Jamie Dimon.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 02:54:04 GMT
The Indian airline suspends all of its domestic and international flights as it seeks further funding.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 19:58:51 GMT
She says her father suggested the role to her, but she told him she was happy in her work.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:01:52 GMT
Network Rail says helium balloons are causing delays by getting caught in overhead cables.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:25:46 GMT
House prices rise 0.6% in the year to February, the slowest rate since September 2012, official figures show.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:04:42 GMT
The EU makes it latest move in a long-running dispute with the US over aircraft subsidies.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:32:48 GMT
Bank boss says climate change protestors do not feel they have many other "tools" at their disposal.
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:46:16 GMT
You might never see them, but restaurant kitchens would grind to a halt without pot washers.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:06:01 GMT
Electric truck maker Rivian attracts attention on social media, from investors and even celebrities. But at the New York Auto Show the boss says the firm's about more than hype.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:57:10 GMT
The prominent Indian airline has run out of cash and suspended all its flights.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:12:31 GMT
Two women share their stories of juggling senior jobs and being home carers.
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 23:10:48 GMT
Robots are good at repetitive tasks but struggle with new objects. Can they be trained to overcome that?
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:22:54 GMT
By some estimates India needs to create eight to ten million jobs each year to tackle rising unemployment.
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:59:25 GMT
VW chief executive Herbert Diess tells BBC he is "not aware" of reports of detention camps in China.
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:03:15 GMT
Beijing's new Daxing airport will have the world’s largest terminal housed in a single building, officials claim.
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 23:02:36 GMT
As the US and China edge closer to a trade deal, analysts expect a new battle in the technology sector.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:08:04 GMT
Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 23:08:24 GMT
When HMS Victory sank, she took with her an early prototype of the gyroscope, crucial to modern technology.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 23:06:57 GMT
Is content filtering tech the answer or is education and discussion the key to keeping kids safe?
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:09:30 GMT
How Bettys & Taylors went from running teashops to selling tea around the globe.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 20:48:13 GMT
Why an experiment in rural India may help us rekindle a savings habit, despite the squeeze in wages.
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 23:10:10 GMT
Many more firms are monitoring and analysing employee communications and behaviour. Does it work?
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 23:10:48 GMT
How a group of homeowners in Scotland won a fight to have their "crumbling" new-build homes repaired.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 23:09:36 GMT
As elections begin, India's high trade barriers are in the spotlight.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 23:05:26 GMT
Ex-South Africa World Cup cricket star Steve Elworthy steps up to the crease as boss of the 2019 ICC event.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 23:07:51 GMT
Good packaging prevents waste, but too often becomes pollution.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 23:10:53 GMT
Israeli researchers think it's time we changed our approach to securing our computers from hackers.
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 23:04:48 GMT
Why Nisha Katona quit being a barrister to build an "authentic" Indian restaurant chain.
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 23:00:33 GMT
Rainforest nations have opposed the creation of a new .amazon internet domain name. Why?
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 23:16:00 GMT
Uruguay was the first to legalise recreational cannabis in 2013, so how is the industry getting on?
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 23:05:20 GMT
What's it like to get six months paid paternity leave?
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 23:12:05 GMT
Meet the former hackers who spend their days stopping the criminals they used to see as their comrades.

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