Stamp duty 'must start at £500,000'
18 Nov 2013 1:38:11
Stamp duty should be scrapped on all homes worth less than £500,000, while fewer people should pay higher-rate income tax, a group of Conservative MPs says.
AUDIO: 'Enormous shift' in middle incomes
18 Nov 2013 1:35:53
Chris Giles, economics editor of the Financial Times, and Sir Andrew Dilnot, broadcaster and chair of the UK Statistics Authority, discuss the wealth of the generation now in their 20s.
VIDEO: Bitcoin has 'many legitimate uses'
18 Nov 2013 1:24:13
Bitcoin's general counsel Patrick Murck says regulation would be an opportunity missed, ahead of a US meeting to discuss the potential risks and benefits of virtual currencies.
VIDEO: Etihad's 'win-win' Europe deal
18 Nov 2013 1:23:24
Etihad Airways' president James Hogan describes his carrier's deal with Darwin Airline as a "win-win scenario".
VIDEO: 'Super rich taking bigger share'
18 Nov 2013 1:19:43
Earnings campaigner Luke Hildyard says figures suggesting FTSE 100 directors' pay has increased by 14% show that, "The super rich are taking a bigger and bigger share of the UK's total wealth".
AUDIO: Zombie companies 'have no future'
18 Nov 2013 0:49:42
Tom Papworth and Simon Pegge discuss the increasing number of so-called "zombie companies".
Small energy firms win new customers
18 Nov 2013 0:47:45
More than 150,000 people have signed up to smaller energy firms since the beginning of October, the BBC has learned.
Capita's shares hit as boss quits
18 Nov 2013 9:13:08
Capita's shares fall 2% after the chief executive says he is quitting the outsourcing firm after 14 years at the helm.
Majestic Wine makes steady progress
18 Nov 2013 8:16:36
Majestic Wine reports a drop in sales but says it is "very well prepared" for the Christmas season, in first-half results.
Fukushima begins fuel rod removal
18 Nov 2013 8:12:58
Workers at Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant begin removing fuel rods from a storage pond at the Unit 4 reactor building.
Lloyds sells fund unit in £660m deal
18 Nov 2013 7:39:05
Fund manager Aberdeen Asset Management has bought rival Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) from Lloyds Banking Group in a £660m deal.
VIDEO: Mars atmosphere mission to launch
18 Nov 2013 7:27:35
Nasa's Maven mission launches on Monday, aimed at studying how and why Mars lost its atmosphere, once thought to be similar to Earth's.
FTSE 100 directors see pay rise 14%
18 Nov 2013 7:06:35
Directors pay at the UK's top businesses rises 14% in a year thanks to a huge jump in share-based incentives says a pay research company.
Former dairy boss to join rival firm
18 Nov 2013 6:38:43
Former Robert Wiseman Dairies managing director Billy Keane is to join the board of rival firm Graham's The Family Dairy.
Benefits 'do not promote laziness'
18 Nov 2013 6:36:52
High levels of benefits for the unemployed do not lead to a lack of motivation to find work, a Europe-wide study has found.
VIDEO: Thailand lowers 2013 growth forecast
18 Nov 2013 5:13:22
Thailand lowers full-year growth forecast to 3% after weaker-than-expected third quarter growth due to falling exports and a pullback in government stimulus.
State cuts stake in Air New Zealand
18 Nov 2013 2:13:55
Trading in Air New Zealand's shares is halted after the country's government says it will sell a 20% stake in the airline.
Stalkers right to shoot orphan deer
18 Nov 2013 1:50:41
Young deer should also be killed when their mothers are shot, according to scientists.
Coal fires green anger at UN talks
18 Nov 2013 1:07:29
Environmental groups sharply criticise the Polish government for hosting a coal industry meeting while UN climate talks are held in the country.
Poland: Can country shake off 'coal land' label?
18 Nov 2013 1:01:57
Is Poland's aim of making coal clean just an impossible dream?
Foreigners vie for Bollywood fame
18 Nov 2013 0:17:30
The foreigners trying to make it in India's film industry
Chess master turned chief executive
18 Nov 2013 0:10:43
The chess master who runs a multi-million dollar company
Miliband in 'childcare crunch' claim
18 Nov 2013 0:10:16
Ed Miliband claims parents in England are facing a "childcare crunch" as he seeks to keep pressure on the government over the cost of living.
Households 'gloomier over finances'
18 Nov 2013 0:03:59
New figures suggest that householders are feeling less optimistic about their finances than at any time since April.
Stadium 'not being used to the full'
18 Nov 2013 0:03:38
The Olympic Stadium is not being used to the full, according to a group of Lords who also questioned the legacy of London 2012.