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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:16:04 GMT
Hidden company owners to be revealed
Companies will be forced to declare their true owners on a public register in a move to tackle corruption, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:07:53 GMT
Businesses celebrate Queen's Awards
Jaguar Land Rover is among a list of more than 100 winners of Queen's Awards for their success in international trade.

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:35:34 GMT
Two government agencies quit CBI
Scottish government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:05:02 GMT
Kraft recalls 96,000lb of hot dogs
Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000lb (43,545kg) of its Oscar Mayer hot dogs in the US because they may have been sold in the wrong packaging.

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:27:38 GMT
Japan's trade deficit quadruples
Japan's trade deficit quadrupled last month compared to March 2013, as export growth slows and energy imports continue to rise.

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:13:52 GMT
Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:31:09 GMT
Garden centres 'want' Easter choice
The government is urged to end restrictions that prevent many garden centres in England and Wales from opening on Easter Sunday.

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:50:05 GMT
HMRC 'plans to share personal data'
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:35:24 GMT
'Rogue directors' crackdown planned
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:53:07 GMT
Giorgio Armani settles tax dispute
The fashion house Giorgio Armani pays 270m euros (£222m; $374m) to the Italian authorities to settle a tax bill.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:10:09 GMT
Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade
A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:49:02 GMT
Barnes & Noble founder offloads $64m
Barnes & Noble chairman trims his stake in the bookstore company to 20% by selling shares worth $64m.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:31:18 GMT
Pensioners could get death estimate
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:01:32 GMT
Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss
The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:04:44 GMT
Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'
Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:33:09 GMT
Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty
Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:21:59 GMT
Tencent brings Candy Crush to China
China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:39:00 GMT
Free jail-built bikes for jobseekers
Jobseekers in Derby will be given free bikes refurbished by prisoners in a bid to help them find work.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:05:04 GMT
UK housing market 'shows resilience'
The "resilient" UK housing market recorded another increase in mortgage lending in March, according to a lenders' group.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:14:29 GMT
New teachers 'can't risk mortgages'
A teachers' union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:35:12 GMT
Wage rises catch up with inflation
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:38:37 GMT
China's 7.4% growth beats forecast
China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:28:43 GMT
China 'must allow currency to rise'
The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the world's economy are to see stable growth.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:16:20 GMT
UK unemployment rate falls to 6.9%
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:02:32 GMT
Indian bike messenger firm takes off
As a new type of cycle courier firm takes to the roads in Bangalore, the BBC's Sameer Hashmi looks at the challenges faced by Indian start-up companies.

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:58 GMT
Steering a company in a new direction
Major change is a challenge for companies and their investors. How can chief executives shift a firm's course effectively?

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:06:33 GMT
The boss who wants staff to have fun
A profile of Henry Engelhardt, the boss of insurance group Admiral, and why he wants his staff to have fun.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:58:45 GMT
Jockey Club makes record profits
The Jockey Club, the organisation behind the UK's leading horseracing events, reports record profits for last year of £22m.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:57:59 GMT
Man City players 'best paid in sport'
Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a new study.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:11:37 GMT
Hearts' banker agrees shares sale
Ukio Bankas creditors approve the sale of its shares in Hearts, who can now begin their move out of administration.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:16:51 GMT
VIDEO: UK could become 'nation of renters'
Almost half of Britons believe the UK will become a nation of renters within a generation, research suggests.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:17:00 GMT
VIDEO: Vinyl fights back against downloads
New research suggests that physical formats for music, like CDs, cassettes and vinyl are experiencing a revival, particularly among younger buyers, despite digital downloads.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:05:53 GMT
VIDEO: Alfa Romeo plots US comeback
Alfa Romeo, the Italian sports car maker, returns to the US market after 20 years. Michelle Fleury takes a tour of the car the firm hopes will appeal to American drivers.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:48:56 GMT
AUDIO: Third believe they may never own home
A third of adults under 45 say they have no prospect of owning their own home, a report by Halifax has found.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:23:04 GMT
VIDEO: Singapore puts innovation on show
Singapore is running a trade fair for entrepreneurs, where exhibitors hope to turn their idea into a worldwide success.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:01:01 GMT
AUDIO: Google 'not meeting expectations'
Larry Magid, technology analyst for CNET, discusses the fall in Google's shares.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:07:44 GMT
AUDIO: Why Danny Mills bought all the pies
Former England defender Danny Mills has invested in the struggling West Cornwall Pasty Company.

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:36:37 GMT
In pictures: Beijing Auto Show
The world's top carmakers at the Beijing Auto Show

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:23:25 GMT
Netflix battles for big budget TV
The battle for exclusive online TV shows

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:18:13 GMT
The man who helps Somali firms grow
The expat investor helping businesses in Somalia

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:12:24 GMT
Where Wall Street met Silicon Valley
Two cultures collide at the online retail giant

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:09:09 GMT
Selling globally is child's play
The tech making e-commerce easier for small firms

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:13:13 GMT
Entrepreneurs' highs and lows
Some of the UK's biggest entrepreneurs share their stories

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:13:56 GMT
Cheaper stamps if Scots go it alone?
Will stamps get cheaper if Scots go it alone?

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:47:25 GMT
John Lewis celebrates 150 years
What's the story of John Lewis' 150 years of success?

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:02:42 GMT
Fire ice: The energy of the future?
The latest addiction to help satisfy our energy needs

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