BBC Business News

Subscribe to BBC Business News feed BBC Business News
BBC News - Business
Updated: 1 hour 24 min ago

No alternative to vaccine passports, says Dubai airport boss

2 hours 39 min ago
Dubai is the world's busiest airport and its boss says vaccine passports will get us flying again.

Covid: A tenth of Britain's restaurants lost during pandemic

2 hours 41 min ago
As bars, pubs and restaurants prepare to welcome customers back indoors, some will not be reopening at all.

Santander banking services working again after day of technical problems

Sat, 05/15/2021 - 22:32
The bank says all of its services are now working as normal and promises "no one will be out of pocket".

Santander customers facing technical issues

Sat, 05/15/2021 - 13:16
The bank says it is working to resolve problems with its services, but it does not have a timescale.

Last Debenhams stores close their doors

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 22:03
After 240 years of trading, the department store's remaining stores are welcoming customers for the last time.

Debenhams: 'It's only fixtures and fittings, we'll still be friends'

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 21:55
Staff reminisce about the Mansfield branch of Debenhams, which closed this week, after five decades.

Bid to make financial terms and conditions clearer

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 14:33
The City regulator wants firms to have a Consumer Duty to ensure fairness and value in products.

British tourists allowed into Portugal from Monday

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 13:39
The government in Lisbon says anyone arriving will need to take a negative PCR test before departure.

Covid: Greece ends lockdown measures and opens to tourists

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:59
Flights arrive in Greece as restrictions on movement are lifted, but infections are still quite high.

Cleared postmaster hid conviction from his family

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:28
The convictions of two more former Post Office branch managers - wrongly accused of theft - have been quashed.

Gupta empire facing UK fraud probe over Greensill

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 10:37
The group run by Liberty Steel owner Sanjeev Gupta is under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office.

US fuel pipeline 'paid hackers $5m in ransom'

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 10:30
Reports say Colonial Pipeline paid cyber-criminal gang DarkSide a ransom to prevent a data leak.

Amazon set to hire 10,000 UK workers

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 09:54
The tech giant is tightening its grip on retail as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Lebanon: Karpowership shuts down electricity supply

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 09:18
Turkish firm Karpowership shuts down its generators over a lack of payment and a legal dispute.

Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 00:59
The world's richest man will reportedly set sail next month on one of the largest superyachts ever built.

Building's hard problem - making concrete green

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 00:06
Concrete accounts for 8% of carbon dioxide emissions, but some firms are hoping to cut that down.

Ignore hype over hydrogen heating, government told

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 00:04
The benefits of hydrogen-powered heating have been overplayed, say environmentalists.

IBM says chip shortage could last two years

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 23:23
The President of the US tech giant told the BBC that the shortage could last another two years.

Booming UK economy to outpace US, says Haldane

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 23:13
The Bank of England economist says it's realistic to expect a 'tennis ball bounce' for the UK

Holidays: Airbnb bookings jump as holiday demand soars

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 22:38
The US rental platform said customers had been booking bigger properties in rural locations.