BBC News - Business
BBC News - Business
Ryanair flights cancelled over strike action
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:19:05 GMT
A quarter of Ryanair's Irish-based pilots are striking over working conditions.
Wage growth slows despite jobless fall
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:32:28 GMT
Wage growth slipped to 2.7% from 2.8% in the three months to May, while unemployment fell by 12,000.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:01:31 GMT
With ever-more money being spent on fitness, BBC News asks who spends most and what is it spent on?
Citroën CEO: ‘Directors' egos can be a bit like four-year-olds’
Sun, 08 Jul 2018 23:30:48 GMT
Linda Jackson is the first female and first British CEO of French carmaker Citroën.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 23:17:09 GMT
President Trump vows to move quickly on a UK trade deal after Brexit - but the reality is more complex.
Jenson Button: ‘Engineering skill beats natural talent’
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:10:17 GMT
A student racing car competition wants to tackle a global shortage of recruits into engineering.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:35:05 GMT
Two Chinese companies are implicated in the scandal around the Malaysian investment fund, 1MDB.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:55:16 GMT
The Amazon founder is now richer than Bill Gates has ever been.
The perilous search for 'Himalayan Viagra'
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:07:37 GMT
More valuable than gold, Yarsagumba fungus is only found in the Himalayas above 3,000 metres.
From podium to boardroom
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 00:48:45 GMT
David Coulthard swapped the high-powered world of Formula 1 for a new career path in the media and business.
Tax rise needed to fund NHS spending boost, says watchdog
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:32:10 GMT
Office for Budget Responsibility says either taxes need to rise or spending fall to cover health funding.
Brexit vote: Government defeats EU customs union bid
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:31:12 GMT
MPs reject a proposal to form a customs union if the UK and the EU do not agree a trade deal.
Formula 1: The tech driving the races
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:00:24 GMT
BBC Click gets exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the technology behind F1.
Farnborough Airshow: Aircraft sales to hit $6.3tn on China trade
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:53:27 GMT
China will pass the US as the biggest air travel market within 10-15 years, Boeing says.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:21:13 GMT
How firms are using cutting-edge techniques to stop cyber criminals breaching their networks.
EU signs its biggest free trade deal with Japan
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:16:20 GMT
The agreement is a challenge to the increasing protectionism employed by US President Donald Trump.
Ground breaking tech
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 23:01:15 GMT
Virtual reality, drones and automation are making mining safer and more productive.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:28:05 GMT
How facial recognition is being used to identify suspects in crowds and spot suspicious behaviour.
'One of the lucky ones'
Sun, 08 Jul 2018 23:06:18 GMT
Simplyhealth chief executive Romana Adbin didn't let the lasting impact of polio hold her back.
No affordable homes?
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 05:13:37 GMT
More money is now available for people who want to develop affordable housing in their local area.
Holidaymakers hit with £1bn of card fees
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:02:26 GMT
Figures compiled for the BBC show just how much British banks are charging holidaymakers
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:34:19 GMT
After the US imposes tariffs on $34bn of goods from China, the BBC looks at President Trump's move.
How toilet paper became a million dollar idea
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:24:07 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how toilet paper became a million dollar idea.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:32:54 GMT
Kylie Jenner is not old enough to drink alcohol in the US yet, but is worth almost $1bn.
Business booming for giant cargo planes
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:17:13 GMT
$7tn of goods travel by air every year. Much of it goes in the hold of normal airliners. But for those big, awkward loads, something rather larger is required.
Holiday credit card charges - and how to avoid them
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:22:54 GMT
Britons on holiday spend £1bn a year on fees when using their credit and debit cards abroad. There are ways round it, as Simon Gompertz explains.
Self-made business owners on Kylie Jenner and their tips for success
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:57:21 GMT
The BBC spoke to female business owners about Kylie Jenner and their personal tips for success.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 23:15:45 GMT
The popularity of K-pop is driving a global boom in learning the Korean language.
EasyJet to sue over French air strikes
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:35:17 GMT
The airline plans to challenge the European Commission over strikes by French air traffic controllers.
'Netflix effect' poses challenge to British TV
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:38:37 GMT
Video streaming services now have more subscribers than traditional pay TV services in the UK.
Rose gold: The fashion trend that just won't go away
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:07:42 GMT
Rose gold clothes, shoes, furniture, cars, weddings - why is this colour still so popular?
Lift-off for Scotland: Sutherland to host first UK spaceport
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:06:52 GMT
The UK Space Agency backs Scotland's north coast as the place to launch satellites to orbit.
Amazon's European workers strike as Prime promotion continues
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:50:33 GMT
Staff in Germany, Spain and Poland are taking action during a major promotion at the retail giant.
The self-driving car that's 50 years old
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:36:20 GMT
A self-driving car has become the first to make it round the Goodwood race circuit.
Poundworld to close 40 more stores
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:23:51 GMT
The discount retailer is now set to close 145 stores after falling into administration in June.
US travel ban will not stop visitors - Qatar Airways boss
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:14:41 GMT
The US travel ban will not stop Middle Eastern tourists flying to the US, says Akbar Al Baker.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:43:24 GMT
The UK government is due to set out its plans for the country's post-Brexit relationship with the EU. What do we know so far?
'It was pretty crazy'
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 23:07:48 GMT
Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi had never met before they teamed up to launch cloud storage giant Dropbox.
Google braced for giant Android fine from EU
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:36:34 GMT
The European Commission has claimed Android unfairly extended Google's dominance of search.
Arsenal caught up in fraud probe at carmaker sponsor
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:07:50 GMT
Premier League club Arsenal has been tangled up in a fraud investigation at Chinese carmaker BYD.
Holiday childcare: 'I'm lucky - my sister has my child'
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:38:51 GMT
British parents pay an average of £133.34 a week for full-time holiday childcare for one child, a survey finds.
New Tempest fighter jet model unveiled
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:39:18 GMT
The UK plans to invest £2bn in the new jet, which can be used with either pilots or as a drone.
Trump to redesign Air Force One to be 'red, white and blue'
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:36:31 GMT
The current look of Air Force One dates back to the Kennedy era, representing half a century of American history.
Goldman Sachs names DJ-ing banker David Solomon as boss
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:43:22 GMT
David Solomon, who is to take over from Lloyd Blankfein, is also known as DJ D-Sol.
Farnborough Airshow: A380's 'best years still to come'
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:56:32 GMT
Airbus executive claims the "best years" of the troubled super-jumbo programme are ahead of it.
'Don't be do-gooders. Do things'
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 23:12:49 GMT
Cafédirect boss John Steel says his firm is not "here to be do-gooders, we're here to do things".
Elon Musk apologises to Thai cave diver for Twitter attack
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:18:22 GMT
The tech entrepreneur lashed out at a British cave diver in Thailand for mocking his mini-sub.
Theresa May pledges to boost aerospace amid Brexit fears
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:51:08 GMT
The prime minister promises extra investment for industry weeks after Airbus threatened to leave UK.