BBC News - Business
BBC News - Business
Mon, 21 May 2018 23:05:22 GMT
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.
Tue, 15 May 2018 23:09:46 GMT
Farc guerillas have returned home, but they are often illiterate and unemployed and in urgent need of new skills for jobs.
Zuckerberg's European Parliament testimony criticised
Tue, 22 May 2018 18:42:56 GMT
The Facebook founder faces questions from European lawmakers over the data scandal and fake news.
Channel 4 offers £1m in contest for 'positive' gender ads
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:27:46 GMT
Channel 4 launches a contest to find an idea to change the way women are portrayed in TV ads.
Tue, 22 May 2018 23:48:43 GMT
After years of growth, the UK's challenger banks are fighting hard to survive in a tough new market.
Uber ends Arizona driverless car programme
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:54:25 GMT
Uber pulls out of the state two months after a fatal accident involving one of its autonomous cars.
Brexit: Technology-based customs system 'could cost £20bn'
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:48:50 GMT
The technology-based system could cost more than the UK contributes as an EU member, MPs are told.
'I know all about AK-47s - and now apples!'
Fri, 18 May 2018 11:07:06 GMT
Errol April is a soldier-turned-apple farmer who believes in redistributing land in South Africa.
Uber gives drivers sick pay and parental leave
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:46:15 GMT
Taxi app Uber is giving European drivers access to medical cover, sick pay and parental leave.
Thu, 17 May 2018 23:14:29 GMT
A high-tech solution being tested in Iceland gets rid of waste carbon dioxide by pumping it 1,000m underground.
Trump faces backlash over possible $1.3bn ZTE fine
Tue, 22 May 2018 19:52:37 GMT
The president faces criticism after saying he may fine the Chinese telecoms firm rather than ban exports to it.
US to ease crisis-era Dodd-Frank banking rules
Wed, 23 May 2018 00:16:07 GMT
Supporters say Dodd Frank reform will helps banks grow, but critics warn of a return to reckless behaviour.
Banks 'charging more' for overdrafts than payday lenders
Tue, 22 May 2018 23:35:47 GMT
Unarranged overdrafts can cost up to seven times more than payday loans, a consumer group warns.
Turkish lira rallies after emergency rate hike
Wed, 23 May 2018 17:28:38 GMT
It comes after the currency hit a record low on fears the government will meddle with interest rates.
Manchester United 'remains most valuable club in Europe'
Tue, 22 May 2018 23:36:35 GMT
The English club tops KPMG's study of top sides' "enterprise value", ahead of Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Thu, 17 May 2018 23:22:34 GMT
New apps are bringing a greater range of services and features to the vital flows of money to families around the world
Do your colleagues want to 'get to know the real you'?
Mon, 21 May 2018 07:09:24 GMT
Liv Garfield, winner of the Businesswoman of the Year award, shares her CEO Secrets.
'I found my call in life'
Sun, 20 May 2018 23:16:34 GMT
The language classes multi-millionaire who started out in business doing telesales via a public phone at an airport.
M&S boss says firm too 'inward looking' and 'corporate'
Wed, 23 May 2018 12:38:25 GMT
The chief executive of Marks and Spencer says the company's culture has been too "inward looking" and "corporate".
Tue, 22 May 2018 21:07:03 GMT
If you are fed up of "stay on our mailing list" emails, spare a thought for those having to send them.
Sun, 20 May 2018 23:19:54 GMT
Washington is worried about Chinese investors. Is the rest of America?
Paddy Power Betfair buys fantasy sports site Fan Duel
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:19:28 GMT
The bookmaker will acquire Fan Duel as it targets the emerging US sports betting market.
McDonald's workers make sexual harassment complaints
Tue, 22 May 2018 19:50:43 GMT
Ten female staff at McDonald's franchises in the US have filed complaints of sexual harassment.
Housing market continues to cool
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:11:28 GMT
Pace of growth slows but the average UK property now costs £224,00 - £9,000 more than March 2017.
Tue, 22 May 2018 23:50:19 GMT
The United Nations is launching a global poll to find what young people think of policies affecting their lives.
Tesla Autopilot: Name deceptive, claim groups
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:55:57 GMT
Two consumer rights group claim the marketing for the driving assistant technology is deceptive and misleading.
Ms Curvaceous takes on the 'fat tax'
Mon, 21 May 2018 23:02:44 GMT
Corrine Mensah was recently crowned Ms Curvaceous UK 2018.
Trump vs China
Tue, 22 May 2018 15:36:11 GMT
The president prides himself on his deal-making, but the Chinese are claiming the upper hand.
How the video game became a million dollar idea.
Fri, 18 May 2018 10:09:14 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells us how the video game became a million dollar idea.
'We do custom artwork on our skateboards'
Fri, 18 May 2018 10:49:26 GMT
Former professional skateboarder Kent Lingeveldt has turned his sport into a business.
Rate rise chances dim as inflation falls
Wed, 23 May 2018 10:32:39 GMT
The prospect of an increase in UK interest rates this year recedes after inflation dips in April.
'It would be a disaster'
Wed, 16 May 2018 23:00:30 GMT
Worried Texan businesses call on Trump not to walk away from the free trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada.
M&S profits slump on store closure costs
Wed, 23 May 2018 08:19:37 GMT
The expense of shutting stores contributes to a big slide in annual profits, as sales keep falling.
Mon, 14 May 2018 23:12:09 GMT
Dockless bike tech has massively boosted bike-sharing. Is it the future of two-wheeled transport?
Marks and Spencer needs better stores, says chief executive
Wed, 23 May 2018 09:02:43 GMT
Chief executive Steve Rowe says customers need to have a "better experience" when shopping in M&S stores
'The economic crisis killed my father'
Thu, 17 May 2018 23:09:16 GMT
Argentina has had to ask the IMF for help again. This has brought bad memories of previous crises to the citizens of Buenos Aires.
Jaguar Land Rover profits fall as sales slow
Wed, 23 May 2018 13:25:43 GMT
The UK's biggest car maker reports a drop in profits after slowing sales growth and more business investment.
New whisky distillery in Moray 'like nothing else'
Mon, 21 May 2018 23:38:53 GMT
The new distillery in Moray, which cost £140m, is believed to be the most expensive in the country.
Sun, 13 May 2018 23:10:47 GMT
How one couple overcame arson threats to build a restaurant business.