Women urged to fight for more pay
18 Jul 2014 1:42:29
Women must push harder for pay rises, says a Lib Dem minister as she unveils proposals to close the gender pay gap.
VIDEO: Islamic banking takes on incumbents
18 Jul 2014 1:29:40
Islamic banking is growing quickly, and firms are developing products that comply with Islamic law, to access a burgeoning market.
Apple criticised over in-app cash
18 Jul 2014 0:22:55
Apple is criticised by the European Commission for not offering any "concrete and immediate" plans to stop users being misled by "free" apps.
Shire directors agree sale to AbbVie
18 Jul 2014 0:20:19
US drug firm AbbVie has clinched a deal to buy the UK pharmaceutical company Shire for £32bn, after Shire reversed its opposition to the takeover earlier this week.
Microsoft closes TV production unit
18 Jul 2014 9:15:01
Microsoft's ambitious TV division is to close, a month after debuting its first show.
MTR wins £1.4bn Crossrail franchise
18 Jul 2014 8:38:03
The £1.4bn contract to run the Crossrail franchise through London from 2018 has been awarded to Hong Kong-based MTR Corporation, Transport for London (TfL) has announced
Asian shares fall on plane crash
18 Jul 2014 7:10:37
Most Asian shares fell on Friday after a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people crashed in eastern Ukraine on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.
Co-op sells pharmacies to Bestway
18 Jul 2014 7:01:52
The Co-op confirms it will sell its pharmacies for £620m to Bestway Group.
Banks to face full competition probe
18 Jul 2014 6:43:37
Markets watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended a full competition inquiry into banks.
Tories outline strike law pledge
18 Jul 2014 1:25:18
The Conservatives outline plans to tighten strike ballot laws if they win the general election, requiring a minimum 50% turnout for action to be legal.
Child car seat installers 'failing'
17 Jul 2014 3:09:57
Many retailers who offer to install child car seats free of charge are guilty of "serious failings", according to a Which? investigation
African countries adopt hi-tech tourism
17 Jul 2014 2:55:00
Africa's tourism is booming thanks to effective use of technology
How to ask for $250m
17 Jul 2014 2:51:14
The dos and don'ts of pitching for business investment
Banks set to face competition probe
17 Jul 2014 1:29:26
Markets watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is set to recommend a full competition inquiry into banks, the BBC learns.
Google revenue up on strong ad sales
17 Jul 2014 0:57:59
Internet giant Google reports a 22% jump in revenue and profits of $3.4bn during the second quarter, helped by strong advertising sales.
Wall Street Market Report
17 Jul 2014 0:56:08
US shares dip sharply on fears of increased tension between Russia and the West after a Malaysia Airlines plane crashes in Ukraine.
Airlines divert Ukraine flight path
17 Jul 2014 8:53:00
Airlines have been told to divert flights away from eastern Ukraine following the crash of a Malaysian airliner, amid allegations it was shot down.
Energy firm probed over mis-selling
17 Jul 2014 7:56:38
Ministers are to examine fresh claims about allegations of mis-selling from Scottish Power's chain of stores up to 15 years ago.
Labour plan to part nationalise rail
17 Jul 2014 6:59:22
Labour will soon unveil a promise to change the law to allow for the part re-nationalisation of the rail network, the BBC has learned.
Morgan Stanley sees profits double
17 Jul 2014 5:28:31
US banking giant Morgan Stanley sees its quarterly net income doubled, helped by its investment banking and money-management arms.
Airbnb logo faces Twitter backlash
17 Jul 2014 4:47:51
Airbnb's new logo has been criticised and mocked by social media users, although others have praised the rebrand.
Microsoft set to axe 18,000 jobs
17 Jul 2014 2:48:14
Microsoft will cut up to 18,000 jobs marking the deepest cuts in the technology firm's 39-year history.
Bank fines to pay for veterans' homes
17 Jul 2014 2:22:03
Almost £20m raised by fining the banking industry will partly fund specialist accommodation for military veterans, the prime minister says.
Lloyds 'misleading' letter revealed
17 Jul 2014 2:02:58
An example of a letter sent out to Lloyds customers by a law firm - but actually from Lloyds Bank itself - has been published by MPs
David Jones $2bn takeover approved
17 Jul 2014 1:33:10
The multi-billion dollar sale of Australian department store David Jones to South Africa's Woolworths Holdings is approved by a court in Sydney