BBC Business News
BT warns of rise in phone bills (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:27:40 GMT)
BT warns millions of customers it is increasing prices by up to 6.5% from December this year.
Fed says 'slack' in US jobs market (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:55:52 GMT)
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".
Buying '£1,300 cheaper than renting' (Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:41:26 GMT)
First-time buyers save £1,300 a year by taking out a mortgage rather than renting, according to Britain's largest lender, the Halifax.
Co-op Bank reports loss of £75.8m (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:33:01 GMT)
The troubled Co-operative Bank cuts its pre-tax losses in the first half of the year, and cuts staff numbers by 13%.
HSBC boss in 'capital flight' claim (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:28:12 GMT)
Uncertainty over an independent Scotland's currency could lead to "capital flight" from the country, the chairman of HSBC claims.
EDF to pay out £3m after complaints (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:12 GMT)
EDF Energy is ordered to pay £3m after an Ofgem probe into the way the firm handled customer complaints, the last of the "big six" to make such a payment.
LSE rights issue to raise almost £1bn (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:03:01 GMT)
The London Stock Exchange is raising £938m in a shareholders rights issue to help fund a £1.6bn US acquisition.
Argentina debt plan ruled 'illegal' (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:32:35 GMT)
Argentina's plan to ask investors holding defaulted bonds to swap them for new locally issued debt is ruled "illegal" by a US court.
Three bids remain for bust shipyard (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:12:31 GMT)
Administrators consider three bids for Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow, which went bust last week.
Gap goes to India for new customers (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:17:39 GMT)
US clothing store Gap is bringing its brand to India with the aim of opening 40 outlets, and will launch the first two stores early next year.
US bank in record $16.7bn settlement (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:29:12 GMT)
Bank of America agrees to pay a record $16.7bn (£10bn) to US authorities for selling toxic mortgage loans that helped trigger the financial crisis.
Russia widens McDonald's food probe (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:55:51 GMT)
Russia's main consumer watchdog announces unscheduled checks on a number of McDonald's restaurants as part of an investigation into food standards.
Ten days left to vacuum up a cleaner (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:25:11 GMT)
Anyone wanting to buy a powerful vacuum cleaner has only 10 days left to be certain of getting one - following new EU rules that come in next month.
Students fall victim to phone scam (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:12:48 GMT)
Hundreds - possibly thousands - of students across the UK are falling victim to an expensive mobile phone scam, according to police.
UK's 'most generous town' revealed (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:03:11 GMT)
Data gathered by donation site JustGiving has revealed what it says is the UK's most generous town, based on donations to its website.
Spy camera cash machine gang jailed (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:46:08 GMT)
Four fraudsters behind a sophisticated bank card scam involving a "dizzying array of gadgets" are jailed by a judge at the Old Bailey.
Mortgage lending highest since 2008 (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:09:39 GMT)
A total of £19.1bn is advanced to homebuyers in July, the Council of Mortgage Lenders says, amid warnings that the property market may face headwinds.
Self-employment at '40 year high' (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:06:27 GMT)
The number of workers categorised as self-employed has risen to its highest in 40 years, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Retail sales rise less than expected (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:00:10 GMT)
UK retail sales rise by 2.6% in July, up just 0.1% from June, figures from Office for National Statistics show.
Eurozone growth slows in August (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:32:09 GMT)
Eurozone business growth slows in August, weighed down by sluggish French and German economies.
Public finances show £239m deficit (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:40:31 GMT)
Government finances show an unexpected deficit in July for the second year running, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.
Brewing a beer revolution in Africa (Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:11:16 GMT)
One man's quest to bring artisan beer to the island of Mauritius.
Riding a business wave in the surf (Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:10:08 GMT)
The BBC's Phil Mercer meets Matt Grainger, who has succeeded in combining his hobby with earning a living, by starting a surf business on Manly Beach in Sydney, Australia.
How to crack the US market (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:58:36 GMT)
The US retail market is a tough nut to crack, but there are a number of small UK firms who have managed to succeed in America.
Villa appoint Fox as chief executive (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:24:55 GMT)
Aston Villa name Tom Fox as the Premier League club's new chief executive, replacing Paul Faulkner, who left in July.
2014 Games track goes to Grangemouth (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:38:00 GMT)
The 2014 Commonwealth Games athletics track at Hampden Park is to be lifted and moved to Grangemouth Stadium.
Coventry to return to Ricoh Arena (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:32:31 GMT)
Coventry City are to return to the Ricoh Arena after agreeing a two-year deal with the company that runs the stadium.
VIDEO: How to have a day out on the cheap (Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:49:36 GMT)
Finance reporter Kevin Peachey looks at the popularity of attractions that are both free and those that charge an entrance fee and considers how you can keep costs down on a day out.
VIDEO: Will South Africa go into recession? (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:20:38 GMT)
Lerato Mbele reports on whether South Africa will fall back into recession, ahead of the release of the country's latest GDP figures.
VIDEO: London Luton bottom of airport poll (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:51:56 GMT)
Passengers should try to use the UK's smaller airports for a better holiday experience, a survey has suggested.