BBC News - Economy
BBC News - Economy
The party says it would limit the amount of interest that could be charged on credit card purchases.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 2:53 am
For the UK's 3.3 million managers, men earn more than a quarter more on average than women.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 11:03 pm
Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 11:02 pm
Known as the Private Eye of the tech world The Register loves to satirise industry giants - and it's paying off.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 11:02 pm
The Labour leader told Andrew Marr he supported workers asking for a decent public sector pay rise.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 9:47 am
The secrets of a hardware store which opened in 1867 and is still going strong.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 8:20 am
President Trump will make a decision on help for US solar manufacturers after a trade panel ruling.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 7:22 pm
After Theresa May's Brexit speech, business groups say it is now time for progress on trade and transition.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 6:28 pm
The man who's turning food waste into maggot-based animal feed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 3:26 pm
Vauxhall's main distribution centre in Luton was one of the largest facilities in the country when it opened in 1967.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 2:09 pm
Farmers in South Africa are using drones to help them increase crop yields.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 10:55 am
The number of overseas visitors to the UK topped four million in July for the first time.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 10:46 am
The eurozone economy ended the third quarter of the year on a strong note, a survey indicates.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 9:20 am
The town immortalised by 'The Office' is a "prime spot" for jobs and a good quality of life.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 9:13 am
Analysts say the situation would have to be catastrophic for investors to flee the currency.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 6:35 am
Rating agency Standard & Poor's finds China less credit worthy because of a build up of debts.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 2:46 pm
Record VAT receipts for August helped government borrowing to be lower than expected last month.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:07 am
UK firms and the economy as a whole need a Brexit transition period, City lobby group warns.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 1:21 am
The Fed will start to reduce its $4.2trn balance sheet in October.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 10:58 pm
A rise in the number of lower-paid female workers has held back global wage growth, the OECD says.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 12:38 pm
UK retail sales rose by 1% on the back of strong sales of clothing and non-essential items.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 9:11 am
In some inner-city areas, more than a fifth of the population are missing bill payments.
Posted: September 19, 2017, 10:07 am
Without it, companies in the sharing economy might not have grown as successfully as they have.
Posted: September 17, 2017, 11:15 pm
The collapse of Northern Rock: Ten years on
Posted: September 11, 2017, 11:22 pm
The value of modern currency comes not from what it's made of, but what we all agree it's worth.
Posted: September 10, 2017, 11:41 pm
Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?
Posted: September 7, 2017, 11:03 pm
The English wine making industry is growing, but could it ever threaten the dominant European producers?
Posted: September 5, 2017, 11:10 pm
The limited liability company has been described as "the greatest single discovery of modern times”.
Posted: September 3, 2017, 11:06 pm
Buying foreign currency is both easier and more challenging than in the past.
Posted: August 31, 2017, 12:35 pm
Many of Europe's largest banks have already announced their intention to relocate jobs to Frankfurt as Brexit talks go on.
Posted: August 28, 2017, 11:16 pm
The arguments nearly a century ago over the use of leaded petrol.
Posted: August 27, 2017, 11:16 pm
More than half of the 160 BHS stores that closed after it went into administration a year ago are still empty, says new research.
Posted: August 27, 2017, 11:14 pm
Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 11:20 pm
How the spread of barbed wire helped redraw the map of the USA.
Posted: August 6, 2017, 11:36 pm
The chunk of global wealth illegally stashed in tax havens is a big feature of the modern economy.
Posted: July 30, 2017, 11:17 pm
Chlorine chicken isn't the only food that has got politicians in a flap
Posted: July 27, 2017, 11:12 am
How would the UK benefit from a trade deal with the US and is it likely to happen?
Posted: July 25, 2017, 5:06 pm
Since the first commercial substitute for breast milk was launched in 1865, formula has shaped the workforce.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 3:31 pm
The government is consulting on a new strategy which puts the consumer "at the heart of the aviation sector".
Posted: July 21, 2017, 1:41 pm
Warren Buffett has advised his wife to invest her money in low-cost index funds, after his death.
Posted: July 16, 2017, 11:21 pm
Medieval tally sticks illustrate what money really is: a kind of debt that can be traded freely.
Posted: July 9, 2017, 11:29 pm
If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:10 pm
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:11 pm
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:05 pm
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:06 pm
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 11:36 pm
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.
Posted: June 18, 2017, 11:18 pm
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?
Posted: June 16, 2017, 3:38 pm