VIDEO: Palm oil industry 'tough going'
Yesterday » 3:34:42
The boss of one of the world's biggest palm oil traders tells the BBC that conditions are tough but he expects better times ahead.
VIDEO: How bad are US maternity benefits?
Yesterday » 3:14:15
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has sparked a maternity leave debate in the US. So how much time should parents take off work?
VIDEO: The tube train that's now an office
Yesterday » 3:02:41
BBC News looks at a refurbished tube train in London, which has become an unlikely office space for a group of workers.
The entrepreneurs who are never home
Yesterday » 3:02:15
The business owners who spend all their time on the road
Living Wage 'to benefit 3.7m women'
Yesterday » 3:00:14
Some 3.7 million women - nearly three in 10 employees - will receive a pay rise by 2020 owing to the new National Living Wage, research by a think tank suggests.
Alton Towers founder buys theme park
Today » 1:33:19
Alton Towers founder John Broome intends to turn a Cornwall theme park into a "premier European resort."
Fox anchor sues over hamster toy
Yesterday » 7:00:00
Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner sues US toy company Hasbro for more than $5m over a toy hamster over a toy hamster that she says resembles her and shares her name..
Have we passed the peak era of globalisation?
Yesterday » 6:33:29
Is global trade in decline and what does it mean for inflation?
Brooks to return as Murdoch's UK boss
Yesterday » 4:12:51
Rebekah Brooks will return as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper operations on Monday, News Corp has announced.
Why has Google changed its typeface?
Yesterday » 2:29:24
Why do businesses change their typeface?
Paper banknotes disappearing fast
Yesterday » 1:27:43
Anyone lucky enough to have a £50 note in their wallet and purse will soon find it is the only banknote made of paper.
Use of zero-hours contracts rises by 6%
Yesterday » 0:38:49
There has been a 6% rise in the use of zero hours contracts by UK businesses in the last year, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has shown.
WHSmith 'bug' spreads customer data
Yesterday » 0:21:14
Thousands of magazine subscribers with WHSmith have received emails containing the details of other customers owing to a processing "bug".
Argentina orders HSBC to replace boss
Yesterday » 9:45:48
Argentina's central bank has ordered HSBC to replace its chief executive in the country and accused it of failing to prevent tax evasion.
New ranges send Lego sales soaring
Yesterday » 9:31:50
New Jurassic World and Elves ranges help Lego post double-digit sales growth globally in the first half of the year.
California judge allows Uber lawsuit
Yesterday » 6:54:25
A judge has allowed Uber drivers in California to take legal action to determine whether they are contractors or employees.
Asos founder Nick Robertson stands down
Yesterday » 6:41:01
Nick Robertson, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Asos is to stand down after 15 years, the company has announced.
Australian growth unexpectedly slow
02 Sep 2015 1:53:16
Australia's GDP growth is slower than expected in the second quarter of the year as the economy struggled to gain momentum.
Asian shares continue their slide
02 Sep 2015 0:53:33
Asian markets head lower on Wednesday, following the lead from Wall Street where worries about China's growth also took their toll.
Changing life in the comfort zone
02 Sep 2015 0:14:06
From pipes and cigarettes to smartphones
VIDEO: The lawyer whose yacht is his office
02 Sep 2015 0:07:40
As part of the BBC's series on unusual workplaces, we talk to the New York lawyer whose yacht is now his office.
NHS staff offered Zumba to keep well
Yesterday » 3:44:54
NHS staff will be offered exercise classes in a bid to keep them fit and in work, NHS England's chief executive is set to announce.
VIDEO: Indonesians protest against job cuts
01 Sep 2015 3:38:39
Indonesians take to the streets to demonstrate against job cuts, low wages and rising food prices.
VIDEO: Cricket league for Singapore workers
01 Sep 2015 3:34:59
Singapore's migrant workers from India and Bangladesh launch a cricket league for their precious days off.
Google updates main company logo
01 Sep 2015 7:19:30
Google has made a series of changes to the main logo it uses for its core services.