Uber taxi app 'competing unfairly'

The Uber taxi app is "competing unfairly" with London's black cabs, senior Labour MP Margaret Hodge says.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 5:44 pm

VIDEO: GM fund chief: 'Heart-wrenching' process

The chief of the GM compensation fund says the process of meeting families of victims is "heart-wrenching"

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 5:42 pm

VIDEO: Cyber extortion a growing threat

Newsnight's David Grossman reports on the growing threat to technology companies posed by cyber extortionists.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 5:04 pm

Judge urges Argentina default talks

In the first hearing since Argentina defaulted on its debts, US judge Thomas Griesa calls for negotiations to be resumed urgently.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 4:29 pm

Does your house make more than you?

Find out if your house makes more money than you do

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 4:18 pm

'Purple pound should attract firms'

Smarter businesses could reduce the extra living costs faced by disabled people, the head of a new commission says.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 4:03 pm

US economy adds 209,000 jobs in July

The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveal, adding to optimism that the recovery continues apace.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 10:50 am

Held GSK detective visited by son

The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 10:09 am

VIDEO: Ghana's 'anti-corruption measures'

President John Dramani Mahama talks to the BBC's Lerato Mbele about the state of the economy, rising inflation and the accusations of corruption with the country's administration.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 9:45 am

Risking it all to save the boss

The workers risking it all for their popular chief executive

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 9:39 am

Leaseholders 'should get' new rights

Millions of leaseholders who are unhappy with their property managers should be given new rights, an official inquiry is suggesting.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 8:28 am

Best of this week's online business

Who got the top of the milk this week in business

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 8:15 am

Firms count cost of Russia sanctions

Around Europe, companies of all shapes and sizes are assessing the impact of the sanctions imposed by the EU this week following America's lead.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 7:45 am

Hand luggage advice amid bag delays

Travel experts advise passengers to pack essential items in their hand luggage after baggage reclaim delays at Gatwick Airport.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 7:40 am

AUDIO: Meet the Tough Mudder founder

Tough Mudder founder Will Dean explains the appeal of the endurance event.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 6:10 am

RBS concerns over Scots independence

Royal Bank of Scotland reiterates that Scottish independence could have a "material adverse effect" on its business.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 5:52 am

UK manufacturing recovery slows

The UK's manufacturing sector continued to expand strongly in July, but the pace of growth slowed, a survey suggests.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 5:44 am

BA owner IAG moves into profit

British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 5:35 am

AUDIO: Why actors want to be in video games

BBC Click presenter Marc Cieslak discusses the growing number of actors starring in video games.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 5:24 am

WTO fails to seal global trade deal

The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 5:19 am

Russia bans Polish fruit and veg

Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 4:52 am

Iliad shares drop after T-Mobile bid

Shares in French start-up mobile company Iliad see a fall of 13%, their biggest drop in eight years, after the firm made a bid for T-Mobile US.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 4:30 am

VIDEO: New York's 21st Century artisans

Members of the "millennial generation" are finding ways build businesses selling items that are handmade.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 4:20 am

China manufacturing growth speeds up

China's factory activity grows at its fastest pace in more than two year in July, the latest in a series of signs that the country's economy may be stabilising.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 8:40 pm

VIDEO: Last of the scissor makers

Eric Stones has been making scissors by hand for 58 years.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 6:33 pm