BBC News - Business
BBC News - Business
Uber investigated over gender discrimination
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:32:59 GMT
The ride hailing firm is being investigated over a complaint about gender inequality, the BBC understands.
Netflix shares plunge as subscriber growth stalls
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:38:14 GMT
The firm's shares dive 14% after it misses its projections for subscriber growth.
Firms told to engage with staff to improve trust
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 23:05:32 GMT
Watchdog tells companies to engage with staff to improve trust in business.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 23:15:45 GMT
The popularity of K-pop is driving a global boom in learning the Korean language.
Govia Thameslink Railway introduces third timetable in two months
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:59:23 GMT
Govia Thameslink Railway says the interim timetable starting this week will be "more reliable".
A new gold rush?
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 23:43:05 GMT
Discarded phones and televisions are a rich source of metals, and e-waste miners see money-making potential.
Debenhams denies cash crunch problem
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:15:25 GMT
The department store chain says credit insurers are continuing to provide cover to its suppliers.
Aptamil investigating baby milk formula complaints
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:33:47 GMT
Mums say their babies have been sick after the recipe of a popular formula milk was changed.
Safestyle UK: Window firm fined for 'aggressive sales'
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:20:50 GMT
One man said he was told there would be "trouble" if he cancelled his contract with Safestyle UK.
China's second quarter growth meets expectations at 6.7%
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:08:31 GMT
The world's second-largest economy is battling rising debt and mounting trade tensions with the US.
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 23:00:13 GMT
Doctors in Australia want the school curriculum to get young people talking about the ethical issues around death and dying.
'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.
'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".
Virtual reality 'is not just for gamers'
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 23:07:11 GMT
Firms in Hong Kong are using virtual and augmented reality technology to shape client experience.
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 11:10:23 GMT
Sony Music boss Rob Stringer: "As a record company boss you've got to be good at keeping secrets."
EU calls for more open Chinese economy
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:13:41 GMT
At a summit in Beijing, the EU's Jean-Claude Juncker calls for a less protectionist China.
'I am a betting addict'
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 23:37:44 GMT
Gambling is a multi-million dollar business in Kenya, but there are more losers than winners, writes Anthony Wanjiru.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 23:08:07 GMT
Chief executives and business experts explain the classic traps for business leaders.
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.
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?
Getting away with it
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 14:51:49 GMT
As the World Cup comes down to the crunch, is it possible to watch games without annoying the boss?
Airbnb told to be clearer on total cost of bookings
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:25:09 GMT
The online home-sharing giant needs to be more transparent about pricing, EU authorities say.
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.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 23:06:00 GMT
Home energy storage could lead to lower bills...eventually.
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 23:08:44 GMT
Digital technology can transform the lives of farmers as they discover how apps and blockchain offer new ways of doing business.
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.
Trump tariffs will hurt global growth, IMF warns
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:27:10 GMT
The group says trade disputes are the 'greatest near-term threat' to the world economy.
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.
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 23:06:37 GMT
So how do certain characters and stories hook kids? And how do firms go about making a monster hit?
Rolls-Royce develops propulsion system for flying taxi
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:02:29 GMT
The engine maker is working on a flying vehicle which it says could take off by the early 2020s.
Kodak Bitcoin mining 'scam' evaporates
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:13:42 GMT
The company behind a Kodak-branded crypto-currency scheme confirms the plan has collapsed.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:21:13 GMT
How firms are using cutting-edge techniques to stop cyber criminals breaching their networks.
Ground breaking tech
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 23:01:15 GMT
Virtual reality, drones and automation are making mining safer and more productive.
National Savings to cut Direct ISA rate
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:22:19 GMT
Interest rates are being cut by NS&I in September, affecting nearly 400,000 savers.
Get me out of here!
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 23:29:20 GMT
How instant feedback software and AI bots could make meetings more interesting and productive.
Brexiteers' Customs Bill amendments accepted by government
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:49:06 GMT
Theresa May is accused of "capitulating" to Brexiteers - but she says the policy has not changed.
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.
Google's job hunting service comes to UK
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:17:15 GMT
Google's centralised job hunt services signs up most individual sites with one major exception.
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.
Amazon Prime Day deals 'not what they seem'
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:31:46 GMT
Shoppers are warned to check prices and be wary of high-pressure sales techniques.
Flight: Will our skies ever be quieter?
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 23:15:45 GMT
Three ways that the aviation industry is working towards quieter skies.
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.
'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.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 00:21:59 GMT
Discount retailer Poundworld is teetering on the brink. For staff and customers, it's more than just a brand that could be lost.
Debenhams shares hit by insurance fears
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:34:09 GMT
Some insurers have reportedly reduced cover for the department store chain's suppliers.
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 12:51:08 GMT
Halo Top has only been going six years but is already the best-selling ice cream brand in the US.
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.
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.
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.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:35:05 GMT
Two Chinese companies are implicated in the scandal around the Malaysian investment fund, 1MDB.
Kylie Jenner to be 'youngest self-made US billionaire'
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:03:49 GMT
But some are debating whether the cosmetics entrepreneur is truly "self-made", as Forbes says.
Amazon faces web issues around the world on Prime Day
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 22:43:00 GMT
The e-commerce giant is experiencing outages in the US and elsewhere as its summer sale gets underway.
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.
AI will create as many jobs as it displaces - report
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:07:54 GMT
But PwC warns there will be "winners and losers" with many roles set to change.
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?
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 21:08:15 GMT
The Chinese government has recently been calling a number of businesses to task for calling Taiwan a country, as the BBC's Cindy Sui reports.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:44:22 GMT
Universities are turning to technology to try to make sure they don't mispronounce names at graduations.
Child of a commune
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 23:06:21 GMT
Stewart Butterfield's life as a Silicon Valley heavyweight is a world removed from his upbringing on a commune in remove Canada.
Firms should not penalise meat-eaters, warns TUC
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:15:40 GMT
A US firm will not pay for staff meals containing meat but the TUC says meat-eaters shouldn't be penalised.
UK unveils new Tempest fighter jet model
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.
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.
Brexit White Paper 'very disappointing'
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:33:16 GMT
Lloyd's of London chief says the government's Brexit White Paper fails the financial services sector.