BBC News - Business
BBC News - Business
Past health risks from contaminated meat, says watchdog
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 11:54:26 GMT
The Food Standards Agency says it is possible buyers were at risk as it investigates mislabelling of products.
Warning UK car industry under threat without help
Thu, 30 Mar 2023 13:36:28 GMT
An industry veteran says the UK needs to follow the US and EU in helping with the shift to electric cars.
State pension age rise to 68 will not be brought forward yet
Thu, 30 Mar 2023 12:03:18 GMT
The government is set to announce it will not yet bring forward the date for the pension age rise to 68.
Virgin Orbit: Sir Richard Branson's rocket company cuts 85% of workforce
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 02:28:57 GMT
Virgin Orbit will cease operations for the foreseeable future, according to media reports.
Disney sidesteps DeSantis board with royal clause
Thu, 30 Mar 2023 01:40:22 GMT
The Florida governor's oversight board says Disney circumvented it with an agreement citing King Charles.
New UK plan to reach net zero goal faces criticism
Thu, 30 Mar 2023 14:59:45 GMT
The strategy was drawn up after judges ruled existing plans weren't sufficient to meet climate targets.
Spice sales boom as home cooks get more adventurous
Wed, 29 Mar 2023 23:18:20 GMT
The global spices sector is thriving as the pandemic is said to have made people try more recipes.
Amazon workers in Coventry announce six more strike dates
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 12:16:24 GMT
Union members in Coventry say they will take action on six dates in April in a continuing pay row.
Russian influx drives up rental prices in Dubai
Tue, 28 Mar 2023 23:06:48 GMT
Average rents in the Emirate rose by more than a third last year as soaring demand outstripped supply.
Crewless container ships appear on the horizon
Fri, 24 Mar 2023 00:30:20 GMT
Autonomous container ships are undergoing trials with crewless voyages planned in the next two years.
The tech helping driverless cars see round corners
Mon, 27 Mar 2023 23:13:08 GMT
A trial in London used existing street cameras to help an autonomous car navigate city streets.
London Stansted Airport: The race against time to resurface a runway
Thu, 30 Mar 2023 05:05:57 GMT
Engineers are halfway through a five-month project to lay about 65,000 tonnes of asphalt.
Probe into meat 'falsely labelled' as British at supermarkets
Thu, 30 Mar 2023 18:51:41 GMT
The Food Standards Agency has launched an investigation into claims a supplier mislabelled meat.
House prices see biggest annual fall since 2009
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 08:55:40 GMT
Property prices dropped by 3.1% in the year to March, the Nationwide says.
Large ethnicity gap in real living wage, report finds
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 15:59:07 GMT
Almost a third of Pakistani or Bangladeshi workers in London are on low pay, a new report finds.
Energy bill help cut: ‘We can only work four days'
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 11:10:18 GMT
As government energy support for business falls from 1 April, firms are warning of the impact of high bills
Heathrow security guards begin 10-day strike during Easter break
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 14:46:17 GMT
More than 1,400 security officers at the UK's largest airport have begun industrial action in pay row.
US-China chip war: Japan plans to restrict some equipment exports
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 04:58:28 GMT
The measures, which are planned to take effect in July, follow similar moves by the US and the Netherlands.
UK-Asia trade deal to boost UK economy by 0.08%
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 10:30:55 GMT
The bloc includes nations such as Japan and Australia, but the UK's economy will only get a small boost.
Easter holiday travel: No repeat of airport chaos, industry says
Wed, 29 Mar 2023 23:14:32 GMT
Airports and airlines say they have enough staff to cope, with travel set to return to pre-Covid levels.
The web firm that wants to stop you getting 'cancelled'
Sun, 26 Mar 2023 23:06:08 GMT
Website and app Rumble says it offers an uncensored rival to the likes of YouTube and Twitter.
Google faces new multi-billion advertising lawsuit
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 09:39:46 GMT
The case seeks £3.4bn in compensation for publishers from the search giant.
Ambani, Adani: Should India break up its big conglomerates?
Thu, 30 Mar 2023 02:53:59 GMT
A former deputy governor of India's central bank says five big firms are hindering competition in the market.
Dermalogica founder shares her business advice
Wed, 29 Mar 2023 10:05:54 GMT
Jane Wurwand, who co-founded the skincare brand Dermalogica, shares her advice for our CEO Secrets series.
US firms 'more negative' about doing business in China
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 00:07:14 GMT
Five years since the trade war started, American firms seem less inclined to invest in China.
Rival energy firms lose court case over Bulb sale
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 14:18:11 GMT
High Court judges dismiss a case against Octopus Energy's purchase of failed supplier Bulb.
Sidemen manager: 'I cut out alcohol to succeed'
Wed, 22 Mar 2023 00:12:41 GMT
Jordan Schwarzenberger talks about his attitude to alcohol in the workplace for our CEO Secrets series.
UK growth confirms recession avoided in 2022
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 09:41:49 GMT
The economy performed better than previously estimated in the final three months of 2022, new figures show.