Thomas Cook cabin crew vote to strike

Thomas Cook cabin crew have voted by three-to-one in favour of industrial action in a row over health and safety, Unite union says.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 9:33 am

Tata considers bids for UK steel plants

Business Secretary Sajid Javid and Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones have travelled to Mumbai as the Tata board meets to discuss bids for its UK steel operations.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 9:32 am

Who is bidding for the BHS brand?

Who is bidding for the beleaguered brand?

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 9:32 am

Microsoft hangs up on phone workers

Microsoft reveals plans to cut up to 1,850 jobs as part of efforts to scale back its smartphone business.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 9:20 am

Last-minute rescue bid for BHS emerges

A new consortium led by a former Mothercare director is thought to be the frontrunner to rescue department store chain BHS as the threat of liquidation looms.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 9:00 am

Will Greek debt deal change anything?

Will Greece's latest debt deal really change anything?

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 7:43 am

Foxconn replaces '60,000 with robots'

Apple supplier Foxconn replaces 60,000 factory workers with robots, according to Chinese media reports.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 7:22 am

FTSE 100 higher despite M&S share fall

Banking shares help to lift the FTSE 100, but shares in M&S slide after the retailer says its turnaround plan is set to hit profits.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:45 am

Shell to cut another 2,200 jobs

Royal Dutch Shell is to cut at least another 2,200 jobs, in addition to 10,000 announced earlier this year.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:40 am

Brexit could extend austerity, IFS says

The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a propaganda arm" of Brussels.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:02 am

Plan to switch mortgages 'in seven days'

Homeowners could be offered the option of switching their mortgage supplier within a week, under plans being considered by the government.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 5:49 am

M&S warns revamp plan will hit profits

Marks and Spencer's new boss unveils plans to revive the retailer's clothing and homeware business, but warns the changes will hit profits.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 5:26 am

Model agencies accused of fixing prices

The UK's five top model agencies are accused of collusion and price fixing by the competition regulator.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 4:47 am

Lord Sugar re-hired as government 'tsar'

Apprentice star Lord Sugar has been appointed as the government's enterprise tsar.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 4:11 am

Online ticket sites 'breaking law'

Music and theatre tickets are being sold unlawfully on the UK's biggest secondary websites - including Viagogo, Stubhub and Seatwave - says Which?

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 3:49 am

Landmark deal unlocks €10.3bn for Greece

Greece agrees a deal to get further funds from its international creditors as eurozone finance ministers hail a "breakthrough".

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 3:38 am

VIDEO: 'Ask new M&S boss to come and speak to me'

What do women want from High Street stalwart Marks and Spencer?

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 3:08 am

VIDEO: 'We're changing in-store environment'

Marks and Spencer chief executive Steve Rowe says he has a plan in place to recover sales in the clothing and home sections.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 3:01 am

VIDEO: Tackling abuse on Twitter a 'priority'

Twitter has introduced changes in the hope of regaining popularity, but progress takes time, chief executive Jack Dorsey tells the BBC.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 2:35 am

VIDEO: Tobacco companies 'use child labour'

Some of the world's biggest tobacco companies are buying their products from farms that employ child workers.

Posted by on 24 May 2016 | 10:17 pm

VIDEO: France's labour reform battle

The French government is facing widespread protests to proposed changes to labour laws.

Posted by on 24 May 2016 | 7:02 pm

Pisa tests for 21st Century 'global skills'

The next Pisa tests will check 'global skills'

Posted by on 24 May 2016 | 6:23 pm

Taxpayers 'lost £97m' calling HMRC

Taxpayers who were forced to wait for up to an hour when phoning HM Revenue and Customs lost the equivalent of £97m last year, NAO says.

Posted by on 24 May 2016 | 6:05 pm

VIDEO: EU vote: What will our holidays cost?

BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern goes to Edinburgh airport to look at what impact EU membership has on travel and tourism.

Posted by on 24 May 2016 | 6:20 am

VIDEO: The firm that gave every woman a pay rise

A London-based company says a self-imposed tax could solve the gender pay gap.

Posted by on 24 May 2016 | 3:07 am