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The IMF's economic forecast says prospects for the global economy have picked up, especially for Europe and Asia.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 2:00 pm
Union leader Len McCluskey and the boss of the car company's owner PSA say Monday's talks were "frank".
Posted: January 22, 2018, 1:49 pm
William Hill and Ladbrokes are hit by suggestions that the maximum bet on machines could be slashed.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 12:19 pm
Kim Dotcom says New Zealand is liable for destruction to his business and property.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 12:01 pm
Amazon opens its first grocery store without cashiers to shoppers in Seattle on Monday.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 11:49 am
Businesses with up to 50 employees will soon be able to use the Ombudsman Service to settle disputes with banks.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 11:45 am
The brothers trafficked 18 Polish men to work at a warehouse and kept most of their wages.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 9:50 am
Two-thirds of Britons think platforms like Facebook and Twitter should be more tightly regulated, according to a survey.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 9:41 am
The senators are trying to reach a deal on spending and immigration ahead of a vote on Monday.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 2:33 am
As a 19-year-old Adam Ringer was kicked out of Poland during an anti-Semitic purge, but he returned two decades later to become a key business leader.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 12:10 am
The gap between the super rich and the rest of the world widened last year, claims Oxfam.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 12:06 am
'Don't be afraid to ask for help', says Jen Atkinson, the CEO of luxury travel company ITC.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 12:05 am
The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 12:02 am
Theresa May says the government will stamp out abuses of workers' pensions in failing companies.
Posted: January 21, 2018, 1:59 pm
A post-Brexit customs union is best for economic growth, the CBI's director general says.
Posted: January 21, 2018, 12:52 pm
The move comes after concerns over faulty appliances linked to several fires, including Grenfell.
Posted: January 21, 2018, 12:01 am
But the French president warns Britain would not have full access to the single market without accepting its rules.
Posted: January 20, 2018, 12:49 pm
The French president said a special trade deal between the UK and EU is possible.
Posted: January 20, 2018, 5:05 am
Why did the City start to bet against construction giant Carillion before it went bust?
Posted: January 20, 2018, 12:31 am
How has US growth, jobs, stocks and trade fared in the first year of Donald Trump's presidency?
Posted: January 20, 2018, 12:22 am
Can a futuristic tube-based transport scheme that shoots pods through a vacuum become a reality?
Posted: January 19, 2018, 11:21 pm
The app that's allowing Africa's fishermen to sell their catches directly to restaurants.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 11:17 am
As cars become more automated, some experts worry that we are becoming complacent drivers.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 12:46 am
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the zipper became a million dollar idea.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 12:45 am
The mother who had to give up her job to fit in childcare
Posted: January 19, 2018, 12:02 am
Less than half of parents feel flexible working is an option in their workplace.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 12:01 am
There are 13,000 modern slavery victims in the UK, the BBC's Nina Warhurst meets one man who managed to escape.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 12:01 pm
"Peter" came to Britain looking for a new life but instead he was held captive and forced to work for nothing.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 12:00 pm
Ukraine's IT sector is flourishing despite continuing conflict with Russian-backed rebels in the east.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 12:40 am
A partnership between Imperial College London and a major French agency will keep access to European research funding.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:38 am
How two student friends set up and grew popular bikini and swimsuit business Agua Bendita.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 12:05 am
As the number of employees working over 48 hours a week rises, some companies are experimenting to find better work-life balance.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 12:01 am
Carillion's collapse throws the future of its big UK building projects and those that work on them into doubt.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 5:27 pm
This year's Detroit car show sees new US investments, a Chinese challenger, nostalgia and fashionable headlights.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 11:36 am
Cyber insurance is growing fast as businesses lose billions to hackers.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 12:20 am
How the collapse of Carillion has affected those who worked with and for the company.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 3:16 pm
The Detroit motor show is a major industry event, but technological advances are changing the traditional order.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 11:54 am
The construction firm is to be liquidated after its huge financial troubles finally overwhelmed it.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 9:52 am
How a UK expat introduced Americans to the joys of traditional British desserts, such as sticky toffee pudding.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 12:00 am
Women say they are being groped at events, abused on social media and belittled in their jobs.
Posted: January 14, 2018, 12:47 am
How the UK's big retailers are trying to reduce the amount of avoidable plastic waste they produce.
Posted: January 14, 2018, 12:25 am
John Cronin and his father, Mark, explain how they've grown their colourful socks business.
Posted: January 13, 2018, 12:33 am
With water usage and droughts across the globe rising, the race is on to manage water more efficiently.
Posted: January 12, 2018, 12:04 am
A "revolution" in our financial lives will begin next month, but what is it and how will it work?
Posted: January 11, 2018, 5:24 pm
Basketball rivals the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers are in the UK to boost the NBA's global presence.
Posted: January 11, 2018, 12:09 am
Of all the questions hanging over world trade in 2018, none loom larger than Donald Trump's attitude to it.
Posted: January 11, 2018, 12:04 am
Business will no longer be able to charge customers for paying by card, so what does this mean for prices?
Posted: January 10, 2018, 4:47 pm
How young Australian entrepreneur Melanie Perkins set up and grew popular design website Canva.
Posted: January 10, 2018, 12:29 am
Carrie Gracie's resignation at the BBC got us wondering how widespread the problem is in the UK.
Posted: January 8, 2018, 5:59 pm