Banking panel appoints new chair
09 Oct 2014 2:40:03
Dame Colette Bowe, a former chair of the UK telecoms regulator, will become the first full-time chair of the Banking Standards Review Council.
UK interest rates remain at 0.5%
09 Oct 2014 1:20:21
The Bank of England holds UK interest rates at a record low of 0.5% for another month.
Tax statement errors affect thousands
09 Oct 2014 0:45:15
Thousands of people will receive a second tax statement from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) after their first estimate was miscalculated.
BAE Systems set to cut 440 UK jobs
09 Oct 2014 0:39:33
Defence giant BAE Systems is set to cut 440 management jobs across the UK, more than half of which will be in Lancashire.
Simply Be owner in profit warning
09 Oct 2014 0:23:45
Shares in N Brown, the owner of plus-size clothing brands Simply Be and Jacamo, sink 12% after it issues a profit warning following the recent spell of mild weather.
German exports in sharp August fall
09 Oct 2014 9:36:19
As German exports fall sharply in August - the largest monthly drop in five years - fears grow that the economy is on the brink of recession.
VIDEO: GoPro makes surfer boss a billionaire
09 Oct 2014 9:06:38
The tiny high definition camera called the GoPro has made its founder and chief executive a multi-billionaire after it was floated.
UK shares boosted by Fed minutes
09 Oct 2014 8:43:18
UK shares make a strong start to the day after the latest minutes from the US Federal Reserve indicate it is in no hurry to raise rates.
NAB earnings hit by UK charges
09 Oct 2014 8:08:22
National Australia Bank says its full-year earnings will fall by up to 14% because of higher-than-expected charges at its UK business.
Royal Mail strikes French fine deal
09 Oct 2014 8:06:04
Royal Mail says it has set aside £18m ($29m; €23m) to cover a potential fine imposed by French competition authorities.
Competition plan for payday lenders
09 Oct 2014 6:49:34
Payday lenders should make details of their products available to price comparison websites to encourage competition, the Competition and Markets Authority says.
Wotif shareholders agree Expedia bid
09 Oct 2014 6:34:28
Shareholders in Australian online travel firm Wotif approve its takeover by online travel giant Expedia.
Clydesdale sets aside more for PPI
09 Oct 2014 5:44:12
The Clydesdale Bank is facing a very large increase in the cost of repayments for mis-selling of financial products.
University to sell fossil fuel shares
09 Oct 2014 4:17:02
Glasgow University becomes the first in the UK to announce it will sell its shares in companies that produce fossil fuels after pressure from students.
Asia shares rise on US Fed minutes
09 Oct 2014 2:27:08
Asian markets are trading higher after minutes from the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting reduced fears of an early interest rate increase.
VIDEO: Cambodian workers want higher wages
09 Oct 2014 2:11:59
Workers in Cambodia's garment factories are angry the prime minister has refused to support a rise in the minimum wage.
Twitter news head quits after a year
09 Oct 2014 2:00:34
Twitter's head of news Vivian Schiller has announced she is leaving, following the departure of three other senior executives.
Bionic arm restores sense of feeling
09 Oct 2014 1:56:33
Bionic hands restore sense of touch in two patients
Gap chief executive to step down
09 Oct 2014 0:57:31
The chief executive officer of US retail clothing chain Gap is stepping down as it plans Asian expansion.
'Momentum slows' in housing market
08 Oct 2014 3:45:21
Momentum in the UK housing market has faded with house price growth slowing to the same level as 16 months ago, surveyors say.
English football has biggest deficit
08 Oct 2014 3:40:19
England has the biggest trade deficit in the world football transfer market at £379m, according to a report from Barclays.
Number of UK High Street shops falls
08 Oct 2014 3:39:26
The number of shops on the High Street declined dramatically in the first nine months of this year, a survey suggests.
The battle to make Tommy the chimp a person
08 Oct 2014 3:08:13
The chimp that a rights group wants recognised as a person
Business loans for single mums
08 Oct 2014 3:04:40
The Guyanese business loan scheme for female lone parents
Could a machine be your boss one day?
08 Oct 2014 3:04:32
Could an algorithm run your business better?