AUDIO: Son criticises iPad inheritance rule
Yesterday » 2:31:38
A man who was left an iPad in his late mother's will has criticised Apple for not unlocking the device.
The shadowy threat from China’s lenders
Yesterday » 2:00:45
How big a problem are China's shadow banks?
UK interest rates kept at record low
Yesterday » 2:00:08
The Bank of England keeps the benchmark UK interest rate at 0.5%, five years after it first cut the rate to its current record low.
UK car sales see further increase
Yesterday » 1:10:22
UK car sales in February were up 3% from a year earlier, helped by rising consumer confidence, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says.
VIDEO: Is France's short week on way out?
Yesterday » 0:47:37
Nigel Cassidy asks whether the traditional French working week can survive in the face of tough economic times and immigrants prepared to work longer hours.
Aggreko returns £200m to shareholders
Yesterday » 0:45:25
The temporary power firm, Aggreko, announces an expected drop in profits but says it is to return £200m to shareholders.
New rules for crowdfunding market
Yesterday » 0:18:09
Entrepreneurs must give clearer information when raising funds through crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending, under new rules from the UK regulator.
John Lewis gives staff 15% bonus
Yesterday » 9:42:51
The 91,000 staff of the John Lewis Partnership will receive an annual bonus worth 15% of their salaries.
UK house price rises 'accelerating'
Yesterday » 9:12:07
House price rises are continuing to accelerate across the UK, according to the latest snapshot from the Halifax mortgage lender.
US men convicted of China espionage
06 Mar 2014 3:54:28
Two US men are convicted of stealing trade secrets from US company DuPont and selling them to a Chinese state-owned company.
Australia's trade surplus surprises
06 Mar 2014 3:10:45
Australia reports better-than-expected trade and retail sales data for January, sending its dollar to a one-week high.
Shell boss: Scots should stay in UK
06 Mar 2014 1:48:18
The chief executive of the oil company Shell says he would like Scotland to "remain part of the UK".
Tunisia's entrepreneurs want reforms
06 Mar 2014 0:11:50
Tunisia's entrepreneurs call for a raft of pro-business reforms
Electric cars: No longer the exception?
06 Mar 2014 0:07:51
Why Porsche and other firms are investing in electric cars
Target's information chief resigns
05 Mar 2014 1:37:11
The Chief Information Officer of US retailing giant Target, which saw a massive security breach last year, resigns.
Banks avoid EU bonus cap with shares
05 Mar 2014 0:47:47
Lloyds and Barclays Bank offer deferred share payments to senior executives, a move that sidesteps EU rules on bonus limits.
Facebook tightens rules on gun posts
05 Mar 2014 9:40:45
The world's biggest social networking site Facebook tightens its rules on posts relating to guns.
AUDIO: Sausage skin makers reports loss
05 Mar 2014 6:20:21
Devro, the Scottish maker of sausage skins, has reported a fall profits from £39.3m to £37.5m.
EU may make RBS and Lloyds English
05 Mar 2014 5:41:04
If Scotland votes for independence, both RBS and Lloyds may have to move their registered offices to London under EU law, BBC business editor Robert Peston has learned.
Platinum strike talks break down
05 Mar 2014 5:26:39
Negotiations to end a strike that has severely hit platinum production in South Africa have been suspended indefinitely.
Who has benefited from low interest rates?
05 Mar 2014 4:15:34
Who has benefited from record low interest rates?
Forest losses climb to over £17m
Yesterday » 3:59:58
Nottingham Forest announce a loss of more than £17m for the 2012-13 season, up from a loss of £12.2m the previous year.
VIDEO: Low interest rates: Winners and losers
05 Mar 2014 3:51:33
After five years of record low base rates, you might think borrowers benefited and savers lost out - but it is not that straightforward, as Dominic Laurie reports.
Adviser backs Scots pound-share plan
05 Mar 2014 3:47:50
The head of the Scottish government's fiscal advice group urges SNP ministers to stick with their planned monetary union under independence.
AUDIO: The 0.5% interest rate five years on
05 Mar 2014 2:47:11
Economist Kate Barker and former Chancellor Lord Lamont discuss whether we should have kept the 0.5% interest rate