BBC News - Business
BBC News - Business
Train delays: Who is in charge of the railways?
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:01:40 GMT
Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group says the industry need changing.
IBM launches tool aimed at detecting AI bias
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 05:58:32 GMT
IBM is launching software which will monitor algorithms in real time and highlight how they make decisions.
Can the city of pizza reinvent itself as a tech hub?
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 23:16:40 GMT
How a city best known for pizza, football and crime is embracing tech to revive its fortunes.
Barclays resolves online banking glitch
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:27:06 GMT
Computer problems had hit the bank as customers complained of being unable to access their accounts.
GoPro Hero 7 stabilisation put to the test
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:03:16 GMT
How does the GoPro Hero 7 compare to last year's model - and can it turn the company around?
John Hancock adds fitness tracking to all policies
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:32:14 GMT
One of the largest life insurance providers in North America will now sell only "interactive" policies that collect health data.
Uber Eats drivers block streets in pay protest
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 23:25:53 GMT
Uber Eats drivers are staging protests over changes to their payment structure, claiming rates for every delivery had been reduced without agreement.
Italy opens probe into Ryanair hand luggage charges
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:37:46 GMT
The airline's new Italian luggage charges may amount to unfair commercial practice, a watchdog says.
Wells Fargo to reduce workforce by up to 10%
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:08:24 GMT
The bank expects to reduce staff by 5% to 10% over three years, affecting some 26,000 workers.
The chef using 60,000-year-old recipes
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:27:09 GMT
A top chef says his awards are owed to learning skills from indigenous Australian recipes and ingredients.
From Belgium to the UK, the journey of an alloy wheel
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 23:04:37 GMT
From Belgium to Swindon in under eight hours, the journey of an alloy wheel.
The UK's growing tech trade ties with Israel
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 23:18:28 GMT
As the UK looks at developing more trade deals outside the EU after Brexit, its increasing ties with Israel could provide the model.
Women 'half as likely' as men to start a business
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 23:23:52 GMT
Treasury says "unfair obstacles" may be blocking female entrepreneurs as it launches a review.
Who's winning the race to offer superfast 5G?
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 23:34:00 GMT
China, the US and the UK are all vying to dominate the market for next-generation mobile networks.
The secret life of a female bodyguard
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:24:17 GMT
Jacquie Davis, the UK's first female bodyguard, talks about hostage rescues and undercover surveillance.
Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:54:14 GMT
With 5G, experts say we could enjoy virtual reality in HD on our mobiles and even project holographics.
Tesco opens new Jack's discount store
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:27:55 GMT
Supermarket group Tesco launches the first outlet of its discount Jack's chain.
'Why sheep are important to my wine bar'
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:10:36 GMT
Sheep farmers fear a no-deal Brexit could have a "devastating" impact on rural market towns.
Moss Bros shares dive on profit warning
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:28:33 GMT
The men's tailoring company says the hot weather and World Cup hit sales over the summer.
Sky bid tussle to be settled by auction
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:19:59 GMT
The broadcaster has been subject to rival bids from Rupert Murdoch's Fox and US giant Comcast.
Tackling food waste in Nigeria with an app
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:52:18 GMT
Nigerian tech entrepreneur Oscar Ekponimo has invented an app which will help cut down on food waste.
Government borrowing jumps to £6.8bn in August
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:43:49 GMT
Borrowing rose by more than expected following subdued tax receipts and an increase in spending.
The rise of the payment app: 'I hardly use cash any more'
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:48:49 GMT
Person-to-person payment apps are rising fast in popularity around the world, but are they safe?
US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:51:00 GMT
Beijing is being penalised for buying Russian combat jets and surface-to-air missiles.
Will we ever get self-healing smartphones?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:25:07 GMT
How likely is it that we will see mobile phones that use self-healing materials any time soon?
Why do billionaires want to own the news?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:31:28 GMT
Salesforce founder's purchase of Time magazine is the latest example of moguls buying news outlets.
The Bezos backlash: Is 'big philanthropy' a charade?
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 23:17:58 GMT
The Amazon founder has pledged to donate $2bn, but critics say he should pay Amazon workers more instead.
Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:31:48 GMT
Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.
Will 'Never knowingly undersold' kill John Lewis?
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:26:19 GMT
John Lewis Partnership is under pressure to question the slogan that arguably defines its business model.
Chris Grayling: Passengers were let down
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 08:57:25 GMT
Transport secretary says he will work to make the system better to avoid a repeat of the timetabling problems that caused mass cancellations on the railways over the summer.
'People thought we were interns but we were in charge'
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:09:13 GMT
Jamie Beaton and Sharndre Kushor, founders of popular online tutoring business Crimson Education, say their young age can confuse people.
Uber-Deliveroo 'talks' hit Just Eat's share price
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:53:22 GMT
The food delivery firm's shares drop to a one-year low on reports Uber is mulling a bid for Deliveroo.
Evans Cycles seeks new owner amid cash crunch
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:05:01 GMT
The bike store chain needs fresh funding as it struggles with tough trading conditions.
Sony unveils mini PlayStation Classic console
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:28:46 GMT
Tekken 3 and Ridge Racer are among the titles on Sony's new miniature PlayStation.
NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank say online banking glitch 'resolved'
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:37:46 GMT
Customers of NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank were unable to access their accounts online for hours.
India's only self-made female billionaire
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:44:36 GMT
Self-made billionaire Kiran Mazumdar Shaw shares her secrets for succeeding in a man's world.
Trump's tariffs putting the squeeze on the Midwest
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:51:46 GMT
Companies in the US state of Wisconsin show how President Trump's trade war with China is continuing to hurt.
The weird and wonderful life of Elon Musk
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:52:51 GMT
Elon Musk has found success with PayPal and Tesla - and has a colourful private life to match.
Ex-BHS boss Dominic Chappell loses pensions conviction appeal
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:07:35 GMT
Judge says Dominic Chappell gave "entirely unbelievable" evidence in the Crown Court hearing.
The magic number when it comes to composting
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 23:23:30 GMT
More and more packaging is claiming to be "biodegradable" or "compostable", but what does that really mean?
'I dialled into work and prayed my baby wouldn't wake up'
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:12:25 GMT
Winning flexible working hours can bring a new set of major problems, a survey finds.
Pound falls after May's Brexit statement
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:31:24 GMT
Sterling's slide deepens after the Prime Minister's comments renew fears of a no-deal Brexit.
How the fridge became a million dollar idea
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 23:51:56 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the fridge became a million dollar idea.
The day Lehman Brothers went under
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 20:50:28 GMT
The BBC talked to people involved about their memories of the bank's collapse on 15 September 2008.
How China's GPS 'rival' Beidou is plotting to go global
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:56:34 GMT
China's Beidou is being used in everything from ploughing to precision missiles, but can it go global?