The need for diversity in engineering

Dr Hayaatun Sillem is the first female CEO of the Royal Academy of Engineering. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Chief executive pay jumps 11% to almost £4m last year

Chief executive pay rose much faster than for the wider workforce in 2017, a report has claimed. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Pubs closing at rate of 18 a week as people stay home

The Campaign for Real Ale says more people are choosing to drink at home. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

‘Don’t try to be a man,’ says rail boss Dyan Crowther

"When I started working, there weren’t even ladies' toilets," says HS1 boss Dyan Crowther. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

‘Starting from zero’

An online school wants to make better use of the language skills of refugees and to help them integrate. *Featured images and content are taken...

Rise in lenders valuing homes below sale price

"Down valuations" can lead to sales falling through and property chains collapsing. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News...

Lidl bottom of recyclable packaging survey, says Which?

Consumer group Which? says up to a third of plastic packaging in supermarkets is not easily recyclable. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Kylie Jenner: Women entrepreneurs share tips for success

The BBC spoke to female business owners about Kylie Jenner and their personal tips for success. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Five surprising things enjoying a World Cup bonanza

Five things that are flying off the shelves thanks to England's World Cup success. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

US tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect

US tariffs of 25% on Chinese imports worth $34bn kick in on Friday, with China set to follow suit. *Featured images and content are taken...

How headphones became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how headphones became a million dollar idea. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full...

Telegraph struggling as revenues plunge

Push for three million registered digital customers comes as print edition sales continue to slide. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

How UK shoppers fell in love with own-label groceries

Tesco says it will increase the shelf-space it gives to own-brand products *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full...

Australia wins landmark case on cigarette plain packaging

The WTO decision to uphold plain packaging laws is likely to have global implications. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Brexit: Businesses and unions call for urgency

Groups representing millions of UK and EU workers say leaders must show "measureable progress". *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

‘Don’t be boring’ says tote bag boss

'Don't be boring' says tote bag boss *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full article link here : 'Don't...

EU tariffs on US goods come into force

The European Union has gone ahead with retaliatory duties against $2.8bn worth of US-made products. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Daimler expects lower 2018 earnings due to new tariffs

The carmaker said new Chinese tariffs on US vehicle imports would have a direct impact on its sales. *Featured images and content are taken from...

General Electric drops out of Dow index

Walgreens Boots Alliance will replace GE on the Dow Jones Industrial Average after more than 100 years. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Water firms failed customers during ‘Beast from the East’

The water industry regulator says firms did not properly support customers during the "the Beast from the East". *Featured images and content are taken from...

UK economy faces weakest growth since 2009, employers warn

The British Chambers of Commerce says that the UK economy could see its weakest year since 2009. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Move aside Trump

Why South Korean TV shows - so-called K-dramas - are growing in popularity around the world. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Can Moana and Rapunzel make women’s sport pay?

The business model for women's sport can't merely be a smaller version of that found in men's sport. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Where should shops stock veggie burgers?

Should vegan burgers be displayed alongside regular burgers? *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full article link here :...

Tesco boss blames business rates for retail woes

Dave Lewis says higher business rates have played a part in sending some retailers to the wall. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

What is Kate Spade’s legacy?

Fans of the late fashion designer explain why they think Kate Spade's brand is special. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Shop closures hit UK’s smaller retail centres hardest

The UK's smaller shopping centres bore the brunt of retail closures last year, but niche outlets expanded. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

The Swiss master watchmaker running out of time

Philippe Dufour has been making watches by hand for 50 years but has no-one to pass his skills on to. *Featured images and content are...

‘If I need to do your job, I don’t need you’

Tabasco boss Tony Simmons warns employees that he won't micromanage them. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full article...

ANZ bank denies ‘criminal cartel’ allegation in Australia

ANZ rejects an allegation that it acted unlawfully over the placement of its own shares. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Vaping’s rise in five charts

Spending on e-cigarettes is increasing. The BBC looks at what's behind the rise. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business...

Nuisance call bosses could be fined up to £500,000

Company bosses may be made personally liable for nuisance calls and could be fined up to £500,000. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

How the light bulb became a million dollar idea.

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the light bulb became a million dollar idea. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Comcast in ‘advanced stages’ of 21st Century Fox bid

The US cable TV giant considers a takeover offer, setting up a potential bidding war with Disney. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Challenging finances

After years of growth, the UK's challenger banks are fighting hard to survive in a tough new market. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Could smartphones replace bank branches?

Banks sent 512 mobile alerts last year as our money management moves from spreadsheets to smartphones. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

‘I found my call in life’

The language classes multi-millionaire who started out in business doing telesales via a public phone at an airport. *Featured images and content are taken from...

CBS loses initial battle with shareholder

CBS is up against the Redstone family, its biggest shareholder, in a fight for control of the firm. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Fixed-odds betting stakes ‘to be cut to £2’

The government is due to announce its decision on rules governing fixed-odds betting terminals. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Carillion board oversaw a ‘rotten corporate culture’, say MPs

MPs have accused former directors, auditors and the government of failing to stop Carillion's collapse. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Single, 30 and time to leave home?

Miri Gellert's parents react to her viral interview about sex and dating when you live at home. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Dealing with a parent’s worst nightmare

When a family tragedy struck, this MP campaigned for change *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full article link...

RBS bank agrees $4.9bn civil penalty to end US probe

The Royal Bank of Scotland settles with US Justice Department for actions in lead-up to financial crisis. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Disney rides Black Panther to profit

The blockbuster movie helps Disney's profits soar, amid questions about its 21st Century Fox bid. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Train fares: Rail industry plans fares shake-up

Rail firms admit "anomalies" in the system mean passengers are not always offered the cheapest fare. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Sand into soil

A Norwegian innovation could save millions of farms by transforming sand into fertile soil. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

TSB bosses set for showdown with MPs

The bank's IT fiasco will be put under the microscope by the Treasury Committee as problems persist. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Coal to solar

One Chinese firm has transformed a mining disaster area into the world's biggest floating solar farm. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

How tariffs saved the US pencil industry

As trade tariff controversies continue, US pencil-makers say levies on Chinese imports saved their businesses. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Interest rates to rise twice this year, says EY Item Club

The EY Item Club predicts two rises this year and two next year, despite sluggish economic growth. *Featured images and content are taken from the...