John Lewis gives staff 15% bonus
06 Mar 2014 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'
06 Mar 2014 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
05 Mar 2014 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
AUDIO: The role of business on climate change
05 Mar 2014 2:31:46
Christiana Figueres and Gareth Stace discuss the role of business in tackling climate change
Eurozone business growth accelerates
05 Mar 2014 2:06:13
Business growth in the eurozone accelerated last month to its fastest pace since June 2011, a survey suggests.
Bank suspends worker in rigging probe
05 Mar 2014 1:47:20
The Bank of England suspends a member of staff after investigating potential rigging of the foreign exchange market.
VIDEO: Eurostar breaks 10m passenger record
05 Mar 2014 1:18:57
Eurostar boss Nicolas Petrovic says competition from rival rail operators is good after annual passenger numbers broke the 10 million mark for the first time.
Birmingham's NEC put up for sale
05 Mar 2014 1:18:51
Birmingham's NEC Group is to be sold by the city council which is facing legal claims over equal pay totalling more than £1bn.
VIDEO: Why UK drinkers pay more duty on wine
05 Mar 2014 1:07:35
Wine critic Peter Richards puts the case for calling time on the duty escalator, saying drinkers pay 57% on a bottle.
UK service sector 'remains strong'
05 Mar 2014 0:58:03
Growth in the UK's service sector remained at a "healthy pace" in February, a survey says, with job creation at its strongest pace for four months.