VIDEO: Beer duty escalator 'doesn't make sense'
12 Dec 2012 4:23:57
Rising tax on beer is being blamed for contributing to the number of pubs closing across Britain by hundreds of Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) members protesting outside Parliament.
VIDEO: UK unemployment falls by 82,000
12 Dec 2012 4:04:30
The number of people out of work fell by 82,000 between August and October, to 2.51 million, official figures have shown.
AUDIO: Will banking union help UK economy?
12 Dec 2012 3:58:31
Radio 5 live Wake Up To Money asked think tank Open Europe if a European banking union would help or harm the UK economy.
Repeat payments 'not made clear'
12 Dec 2012 3:40:26
Traders ranging from online dating websites to gyms use recurring payments, but some are failing to make the system clear to customers.
Traders in line for savers' funds
12 Dec 2012 3:37:31
Thousands of sole traders could benefit from a new scheme to allow savers to offer them loans directly via an internet website.
Supergroup shares fall on results
12 Dec 2012 3:36:05
Shares in Supergroup, owner of brands such as Superdry, fall after the firm reveals profits a third lower than last year.
Fed set for further bond buying
12 Dec 2012 3:28:28
The US Federal Reserve is expected to announce a fresh round of bond buying later to boost the US economy, as it concludes its latest policy meeting,
Deutsche Bank's offices raided
12 Dec 2012 2:39:50
German prosecutors raid Deutsche Bank offices as part of an investigation into a tax evasion scheme involving the trading of carbon permits.
Bus venture faces US legal action
12 Dec 2012 2:15:16
US authorities launch legal action against a Stagecoach joint venture which offers sightseeing bus services in New York City.
Watchdog orders end to PPI texts
12 Dec 2012 1:55:11
A company based in India has been ordered to stop sending text messages about PPI and accident compensation to UK consumers.
Sants joins Barclays in top job
12 Dec 2012 1:54:31
Hector Sants, the former chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, is joining Barclays bank to improve its reputation with governments and regulators.
VIDEO: Zara owner Inditex profits rise 27%
12 Dec 2012 1:15:12
The world's largest clothing retailer, Inditex, which owns Zara, has reported another jump in profit, fuelled by rapid international expansion.
Greece reveals buyback results
12 Dec 2012 1:13:06
Greece manages to buy back some of its debt - at 33.8 cents on the euro - but did not succeed in reducing its total debt by as much as its backers had hoped.
Win 'secures' Bradford finances
12 Dec 2012 1:11:24
Bradford director Dave Baldwin says reaching the League Cup semi-final has secured the club's financial future.
'Positive' year ahead for housing
12 Dec 2012 1:06:32
A more stable and "positive" year in the UK housing and mortgage markets can be expected in 2013, a lenders' group says.
AUDIO: Luxury whisky's move to China
12 Dec 2012 0:55:00
Today business presenter Simon Jack has been in China, speaking to people from Diageo's Johnnie Walker about how to adapt your brand culturally to suit the Chinese luxury consumer.
AUDIO: Can China compete with Silicon Valley?
12 Dec 2012 0:48:39
Today business presenter Simon Jack spoke to university students and professionals to gauge whether the Chinese will ever be able to compete with the American innovation in Silicone Valley.
VIDEO: 'Signs of a strong labour market'
12 Dec 2012 0:32:55
Minister for Work and Pensions Mark Hoban says there are "signs of a strong labour market", after official figures show the number of people out of work fell by 82,000 between August and October to 2.51 million.
AUDIO: Cultivating start-ups in Silicon Valley
12 Dec 2012 0:24:47
Saeed Amidi was landlord to Logitech, Paypal and Google, when they had five employees. He explained to the BBC's Jonny Dymond how he took a stake in many of his tenants companies and has now set up a tech home for the next generation of Zuckerbergs.
Salford staff are in dark - Long
12 Dec 2012 0:09:28
Assistant coach Sean Long says there has been a lack of communication with staff over Salford's financial problems.
UK unemployment falls by 82,000
12 Dec 2012 9:55:57
The number of people out of work fell by 82,000 between August and October, to 2.51 million, official figures show.
Zara owner Inditex profits up 27%
12 Dec 2012 9:43:03
The world's largest clothing retailer, Inditex, which owns Zara, reports another jump in profit, fuelled by rapid international expansion.
Carney suggests Bank target shift
12 Dec 2012 9:30:56
Mark Carney, who will take over as governor of the Bank of England in June, has suggested targeting economic output instead of inflation.
Porsche breaks car sales record
12 Dec 2012 8:48:20
German luxury carmaker Porsche says it has beaten its annual record for car sales, selling almost 129,000 sports cars so far in 2012.
Portsmouth set for court battle
12 Dec 2012 8:10:36
Portsmouth's administrator warns a failure to force the sale of Fratton Park in court could see the club liquidated.