BBC Business News

Subscribe to BBC Business News feed BBC Business News
BBC News - Business
Updated: 1 hour 41 min ago

Facebook and Twitter could face 'online abuse' tax

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:34
The government wants firms such as Facebook and Twitter to publish annual reports on abuse.

Worst odds

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:08
The countries where most girls don't even get to start primary school.

Disney to Pompey

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:05
Michael Eisner is using is expertise in the US entertainment industry to turn around Portsmouth FC.

Four solutions to the disposable coffee cup problem

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:00
What solutions would work best to deal with our growing coffee cup waste mountain?

Nuclear clean-up 'failures' cost £122m

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:00
The National Audit Office says there were "fundamental failures" in the way the contract was awarded.

Farm incomes may halve after Brexit, says report

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:00
The "worst-case scenario" would cut average farm profits from £38,000 per year to just £15,000, says the research.

Happy meal? Here comes the McVegan

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:09
McDonald's has started trial sales of a vegan burger in Finland.

Equifax data hack affected 694,000 UK customers

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:03
The credit reference agency now admits that this year's huge data hack affected nearly 700,000 customers in the UK.

Pfizer mulls sale of consumer business

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 16:02
The company's consumer health business contains brands such as Advil, Robitussin and ChapStick.

IMF forecasts stronger global growth

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 14:55
The forecast for the global economy is increased but the UK's remains unchanged.

Nokia kills off Ozo high-end virtual reality cameras

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:15
The firm says the market in virtual reality video is growing at a slower pace than it expected.

Vanquis Bank Limited fined £75,000 over texts and emails

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:00
More than 870,000 spam texts and 60,000 emails were sent out to promote credit cards, the ICO said.

Trump threat to NFL over 'massive' tax breaks

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:46
US President asks why the NFL receives tax breaks while players "disrespect" the national anthem.

Co-op takeover offer backed by Nisa board

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:10
The takeover of the convenience store group moves a step closer as its board backs the £143m offer.

Kobe Steel shares sink as it admits data falsification

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 11:05
Japan's third largest steelmaker admits falsifying data about the quality of its products.

BAE Systems to cut almost 2,000 jobs

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:24
A total of 750 posts will go in Lancashire where parts for the Eurofighter Typhoon are manufactured.

UK's low productivity blamed on 'zombie' companies

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:18
Policies that followed the 2008 financial crisis have hit productivity, a former Cabinet Secretary says.

Domino's shares jump as sales surge

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:53
The pizza firm delivers a strong rise in sales despite an "uncertain" consumer environment.

UK attracting record number of tourists

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:05
Visitor numbers are expected to reach nearly 40 million in 2017, with "staycations" also on the rise.

UN bans 4 ships from global ports for violating N Korea sanctions

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 05:32
The UN has expanded sanctions on Pyongyang in response to its sixth and largest nuclear test.

Pages