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People with problem debt may be given a six-week breathing space, under government proposals.
Posted: October 24, 2017, 7:10 am
The UK's biggest coffee company sees profits fall 10% in the first half of the year.
Posted: October 24, 2017, 6:54 am
The country cited land constraints and improved public transport as reasons for the cap.
Posted: October 24, 2017, 6:15 am
President Trump will soon choose who runs the most powerful central bank - the US Federal Reserve.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 11:05 pm
Meet the Pakistani girl whose recycled bags are proving a big hit
Posted: October 23, 2017, 11:03 pm
Start-ups are trying to reduce delivery costs for retailers, but can they compete with the big boys?
Posted: October 23, 2017, 11:03 pm
The German supermarket Lidl has opened its first US stores but will its low-cost model disrupt the country's grocery market?
Posted: October 23, 2017, 11:02 pm
The streaming service expects to spend up to $8bn next year on new content.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 9:40 pm
The investigation in New York follows sexual assault allegations made against Harvey Weinstein.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 9:12 pm
The Financial Conduct Authority is investigating the bank's treatment of some small business customers.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 7:27 pm
US prosecutors said British citizen Mark Johnson defrauded Cairn Energy in a $3.5bn currency deal.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 7:16 pm
The government will fund small firms to attend the tech expo after claims it did little last time.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 5:19 pm
Cities across North America are competing to be home to Amazon's next hub.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 4:33 pm
Scientists in Australia are using genetic engineering to try and save the world's banana industry.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 3:29 pm
A call is made for new taxes on the empty homes that are owned by super-rich investors.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 2:05 pm
The British bootmaker sees a big revenue boost from stores in east Asia.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 12:51 pm
Most respondents to a survey said no-one should have to work for more than four weeks without pay.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 12:29 pm
As the number of UK breweries returns to 1930s levels, micro-brewers are serving their own beers.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 11:51 am
The rise occurred even before the FCA announced a deadline for all PPI complaints.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 11:29 am
Bank of America's Merrill Lynch is sanctioned for failing to report 69 million financial trades.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 11:15 am
CEO Secrets: What a professional business advisor learnt from running his own firm.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 11:04 pm
The country music star has taken a business-like approach to her career and says other artists should do the same.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 11:02 pm
The father of double-entry bookkeeping wrote the definitive guide in 1494.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 11:02 pm
Wages are at their lowest level since 2006 when inflation is taken in to account.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 9:04 am
The "wonder from down under" has been free from recession for more than a quarter of a century.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:37 pm
Liberia's economy relies heavily on money sent home by family members living abroad.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 11:39 am
A lack of postal addresses in Ghana has prompted authorities to introduce a digital solution.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 9:55 am
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the paper clip became a million dollar idea and inspired a resistance movement.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 11:24 pm
Online retailers have a shop window to the world, but how do you handle all those payments?
Posted: October 19, 2017, 11:08 pm
Milwaukee is historically famous for its beer and its motorcycles, but now its basketball team is hoping to fly the flag for the US city.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 11:11 am
A ban on the import of waste in China is about create a major blockage backing up through the global waste disposal system
Posted: October 18, 2017, 11:22 pm
A student who faced torture and imprisonment in Syria's civil war is starting her life again at a university in Canada
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:46 pm
How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:41 pm
Health risks and job losses are among the harms many in China face in the push for economic change.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:24 pm
What's the best way to sell online? And how do you make sure your website really works?
Posted: October 16, 2017, 11:30 pm
The social entrepreneurs innovating a clean water solution for Bangladesh's arsenic poisoning crisis
Posted: October 16, 2017, 11:20 pm
Paresh Davdra developed his successful money exchange firm from the ground up.
Posted: October 15, 2017, 11:49 pm
Designed in 1775, the S-bend was key to the flushing toilet, and public sanitation as we know it.
Posted: October 15, 2017, 11:48 pm
The industrial crisis at Kobe Steel is deepening but some warn it won’t be the last Japanese business scandal.
Posted: October 13, 2017, 9:24 pm
Formula One teams' costs have soared after rules changes designed to make for closer competition.
Posted: October 13, 2017, 9:19 pm
How apps using image recognition are helping farmers identify crop diseases.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 11:09 pm
Just 13% of US academic economists are women - and only one has won the Nobel Prize in economics. Why are women so under-represented in the profession?
Posted: October 12, 2017, 11:06 pm
A growing number of firms are crafting bikes using wood, but some cyclists remain wary
Posted: October 11, 2017, 11:11 pm
Where we are, and where we want to go is at the heart of many of the world's most innovative businesses.
Posted: October 11, 2017, 12:30 pm
The countries where most girls don't even get to start primary school.
Posted: October 10, 2017, 11:08 pm
Michael Eisner is using is expertise in the US entertainment industry to turn around Portsmouth FC.
Posted: October 10, 2017, 11:05 pm
What solutions would work best to deal with our growing coffee cup waste mountain?
Posted: October 10, 2017, 11:00 pm
Carbon emissions contribute to global warming, so could tech that removes them from the air slow the process?
Posted: October 9, 2017, 11:30 pm
Can a wave of disruptive ideas change our shopping habits?
Posted: October 9, 2017, 11:28 pm
This Bangladeshi doctor who turned a shampoo bottle into a low-cost lifesaver
Posted: October 9, 2017, 11:23 pm
Five ways the theory behind this year's Nobel prize for economics may have influenced your behaviour.
Posted: October 9, 2017, 3:27 pm
How Munaf Kapadia runs a successful "pop up" restaurant at his family home in Mumbai.
Posted: October 9, 2017, 1:45 pm
British scientists played a key role in developing radar, which has helped deliver safer skies.
Posted: October 8, 2017, 11:08 pm
Carmakers are increasingly sending vehicle software updates wirelessly, but how risky is this?
Posted: October 5, 2017, 11:12 pm
Some film memorabilia fetches millions at auction, but it can cost nothing to start a collection.
Posted: October 4, 2017, 11:24 pm
Sheikha Hind provides a modern face for the wealthy, blockaded Gulf state of Qatar.
Posted: October 4, 2017, 9:04 am
International students are increasingly looking outside the US to pursue graduate business education.
Posted: October 3, 2017, 11:23 pm
Could niche perfumes made by artisan houses be the saviour for the struggling fragrance industry?
Posted: October 3, 2017, 11:16 pm
From take-off to final grounding, the airline has seen the best and worst of times in the airline industry.
Posted: October 2, 2017, 11:24 pm
5G broadband could be 10 times as fast as 4G and underpin many new technologies of the future.
Posted: October 2, 2017, 11:19 pm
Meet the engineers who create ice structures in India's far north, to try to solve persistent water shortages.
Posted: October 2, 2017, 11:13 pm
There are lots of reasons to fight for gender equality - but could hiring more women make you more money?
Posted: October 2, 2017, 2:30 am
Greg Steltenpohl founded one of America's best-known smoothie brands, but almost lost everything after a major corporate crisis.
Posted: October 1, 2017, 11:41 pm
Asking customers what they wanted profoundly changed how retailers sold their goods.
Posted: October 1, 2017, 11:34 pm
Banks are investing in the centre of cities like Manchester, but are closing branches in the suburbs.
Posted: September 29, 2017, 9:00 pm
A rise in interest rates would be good news for savers, but bad for borrowers. How would a rise of 0.25% affect you?
Posted: September 29, 2017, 2:23 pm
Japanese researchers are developing new light-but-strong materials combining wood pulp and plastics.
Posted: September 28, 2017, 11:20 pm
More businesses are embracing the 'buy one, donate one' model, but can they also turn a profit?
Posted: September 27, 2017, 11:20 pm
The UK's sugar beet industry plans to ramp up production as EU quotas come to an end after 50 years.
Posted: September 27, 2017, 3:33 pm