BBC News - Business
BBC News - Business
The man helping turn young lives around
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:24:17 GMT
Despite leaving school with no GCSEs, Louchavan Lemard has been named Black Business Man of 2017.
British Airways to board passengers in cheap seats last
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:43:16 GMT
British Airways starts a boarding policy that means those in the cheapest seats will be called last.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:27:49 GMT
Despite some difficult economic headwinds this year's Dubai Airshow is set for a record number of visitors as well as displays from the Chinese air force's aerobatics team, writes Tim Bowler.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:03:53 GMT
The Indian social enterprise that's building public toilets and using poo power to pay for their sustainability
Baidu's voice-controlled smart speaker and other news
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:20:25 GMT
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:41:37 GMT
Jeff Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier set up their vegan skincare firm to fund their art, now it makes nearly $1m a year.
The cold chain
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:16:02 GMT
The "cold chain" profoundly changed the food we eat and the way we shop.
'There's a huge potential for video games in Africa'
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:07:48 GMT
With the fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, sub-Saharan Africa is a target market for the video games industry.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:37:06 GMT
University founder in Ghana wins major international education award.
Cities fight to win key EU agencies from London
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:12:19 GMT
Ministers vote to decide new hosts for the European Medicines Agency and European Banking Authority.
Hammond: Driverless cars will be on UK roads by 2021
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:22:01 GMT
The chancellor says the country must embrace new technologies in order to succeed.
Jaguar Land Rover tests driverless cars on public roads
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:08:48 GMT
The UK's biggest car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is testing driverless cars on public roads.
British Gas scraps standard tariff for new customers
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:37:54 GMT
The energy firm says it will not offer its standard variable tariff price category for new customers.
Brexit: German business grouping calls for UK to remain in EU
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:01:57 GMT
A group of influential German business figures launch campaign to keep the UK in the European Union.
Budget 2017: Chancellor Philip Hammond 'to target housing and NHS'
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:35:37 GMT
Philip Hammond will use the Budget to "attack problems" that lost the Tories votes, a former minister tells Newsnight.
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:01:04 GMT
A shortage of weather data is holding back many African economies. Some start-ups are changing this.
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:06:44 GMT
Ryan Johnson's low-cost movie props are proving popular among a new generation of filmmakers
In the driving seat
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:01:18 GMT
Which is the best insurance technology for young drivers: Black box or dash cam?
Safe to drink?
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:04:26 GMT
Eric Roy developed a powerful new water filter for homes after a major contamination scandal.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:09:55 GMT
How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became personally worth $1.1bn.
Budget 2017: Plans to build 300,000 homes a year
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:02:38 GMT
The chancellor says he understands the difficulties young people have in saving for a deposit.
Would Rupert Murdoch break up his empire?
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:43:41 GMT
Several firms are reported to be interested in parts of 21st Century Fox, but would Murdoch really sell?
London buses to be powered by coffee
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:32:23 GMT
Oil extracted from the city's annual 200,000 tonnes of coffee waste is blended with diesel.
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:08:45 GMT
A simple innovation is helping to cut supermarkets' refrigeration costs by 15%.
Why Singapore is training professional gamers
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:20:28 GMT
With the global e-sports market set to hit $1.5bn in three years, Singapore is helping train professional gamers.
Sarah Beeny and Chris Philp on UK housing market and homebuilding
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:12:37 GMT
Sarah Beeny says Britain does not have a housing shortage, but an "affordable housing shortage".
Spire shares hit as takeover talks end
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:51:57 GMT
Shares in the private hospital group drop after Mediclinic says it no longer intends to bid for the firm.
Philip Hammond says there are 'no unemployed people'
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:54:12 GMT
The chancellor insists the 1.4m unemployed in the UK have not been forgotten as he clarifies his remark.
'Why I'm giving my wealth away'
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:11:17 GMT
EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou discusses why he's started an award for disabled entrepreneurs in the UK.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:07:32 GMT
The United Arab Emirates' Mars research programme is turning its attention to date palm trees.
Why the young should watch the Budget
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:26:49 GMT
Housing, pay and debt are all issues that could come up in Wednesday's Budget presentation.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:54:19 GMT
Boom Supersonic boss Blake Scholl says new technology means supersonic flight has a commercial future.
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:57:54 GMT
A growing number of young men are using cosmetics and big brands are embracing the trend.
Alibaba buys stake in Chinese hypermarket chain Sun Art
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:50:27 GMT
The purchase marks a move into grocery retailing, where online operators have often struggled.
'My mum's our restaurant's head chef'
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:13:10 GMT
Munaf Kapadia found a unique way to tear his mother away from the television - by making her his head chef in his pop-up restaurant business.
Printing ears and noses
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:02:58 GMT
The Swedish hi-tech firm at the forefront of using 3D printing to create human ears, noses and other body parts.
Budget 2017: Tax on takeaway boxes to be considered
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:04:59 GMT
The chancellor is expected to announce plans to examine the idea in Wednesday's Budget.
Black Friday deals ‘not all they seem,’ shoppers warned
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:40:12 GMT
Consumer group Which? finds 60% of products were cheaper or the same price on other days of the year.