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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:04:03 GMT
Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:01:13 GMT
KPMG and FSA criticised over Co-op
KPMG and financial regulators have been criticised in a report by MPs into Co-op Bank's failed bid to buy 632 Lloyds branches last year.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:03:24 GMT
New home registrations at 2007 level
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:44:19 GMT
US airbag recall expands to 7.8m cars
US car safety regulators expand a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million, warning that owners should take 'immediate action'.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:35:18 GMT
Pound falls on Bank meeting minutes
The pound falls after Bank of England policy makers find "insufficient evidence" of inflationary pressure to justify a rate rise.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:51:42 GMT
Boeing raises annual profit forecast
Aerospace giant Boeing has raised its forecast for profits this year and says it has a record backlog of orders.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:33:32 GMT
Asian shares down following US lead
Shares in Asia on Wednesday slide into negative territory, following Wall Street's lead after fatal shooting in Canada worries investors.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:50:23 GMT
Homebase accelerates store closures
Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:51:58 GMT
Total names new heads after boss dies
Oil giant Total appoints a new chief executive and new chairman to replace Christophe de Margerie who died in a plane crash in Moscow on Monday.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:48:44 GMT
Worries for those denied payday loans
The fate of people turned down for payday loans owing to stricter regulations on the industry has prompted polarised debate.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:44:18 GMT
Microsoft to phase out Nokia name
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:15:52 GMT
South Africa growth forecast slashed
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:21:06 GMT
Glaxo shares up as profits beat hopes
GlaxoSmithKline's shares rose 4% after its third quarter results beat expectations and it pledged to return an additional £4bn to shareholders via a special share scheme.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:38:47 GMT
Superdry founder gives up CEO role
The founder of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, gives up his role as CEO to focus on developing the brand's products and image.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:07:59 GMT
Wind farms outstrip nuclear power
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:38:28 GMT
Car insurance premiums 'creeping up'
UK car insurance premiums have risen for the first time in more than two years, with further rises predicted.

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:33:42 GMT
'Buy Russian' campaign defies food embargo
Russians put a brave face on the ban on Western food, but some businesses are suffering, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:11:42 GMT
Is the oil crash a secret US war on Russia?
A New York Times columnist argues the US and Saudi Arabia are using lower oil prices to advance their foreign policy goals.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:22:09 GMT
Universal credit 'in place by 2018'
Most benefit claimants will have transferred onto the government's universal credit scheme by the end of 2018, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith predicts.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:16:53 GMT
Cut in winter heating guidance
Families could reduce energy bills by following new guidance from Public Health England on recommended heating levels.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:21:28 GMT
Online banking glitch at Nationwide
The UK's largest building society - the Nationwide - had a temporary technical problem with its online and mobile banking service on Tuesday afternoon.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:06:24 GMT
Japan's exports jump in September
Japan's trade deficit edges higher in September despite exports growing at their fastest pace in seven months.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:10:45 GMT
Cities need more power, says study
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:19:56 GMT
Public borrowing rises in September
Government borrowing rises in September to £11.8bn, which will limit the government's options in the run-up to next year's election economists say.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:26:34 GMT
The king of discount voucher codes
How Mark Pearson, the boss of discount offers website My Voucher Codes, set up the business and became a self-made multi-millionaire.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:19:15 GMT
The Chinese tycoon who loves animals
Huang Nubo, the founder of property and leisure giant Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains his unique approach to business.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:08:26 GMT
Boom times for Ethiopia's coffee shops
As Ethiopia's economy continues to expand, business is growing strongly for coffee shops in the capital Addis Ababa.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:57:51 GMT
India suspend tours to West Indies
India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:20:54 GMT
Games helped city hotel rates rise
Glasgow hotels enjoyed a significant lift in room rates during July, helped by the Commonwealth Games.

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:01:18 GMT
Ticket prices outstrip cost of living
The BBC Price of Football study finds some ticket prices in English football rising at almost twice the rate of the cost of living.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:21:08 GMT
VIDEO: More powers 'would boost UK cities'
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study has concluded.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:11:05 GMT
VIDEO: Don't crash: How to grow fast safely
Leadership expert Steve Tappin talks to Chinese bosses about the dos and don'ts of managing a firm which is growing very quickly.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:22:01 GMT
VIDEO: Payday lenders hit back at critics
Payday lenders strike back against criticism that they leave customers worse off.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:43:24 GMT
VIDEO: Tesco scandal highlights supplier ties
As Tesco prepares to give an update on Wednesday into the accounting scandal that stunned the city earlier this month, the BBC's Emma Simpson examines the relationship between suppliers and supermarkets.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:16:23 GMT
VIDEO: 'Knowledge economy' changing the north
New research suggests that what's known as the "knowledge economy" is growing faster in the north-east of England and Northern Ireland than anywhere else.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:55:31 GMT
VIDEO: Diwali sees Asia retail sales spike
The Hindu festival of Diwali has a big impact on the economies of India and other Asian countries. Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:37:45 GMT
VIDEO: Bringing internet to India's poorest
More than a billion Indians don't use the internet - and addressing that was the focus of a summit in Delhi where Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was the star attraction.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:37:15 GMT
AUDIO: Nigeria's vibrant media industry
How Nigeria's media industry could become one of the world's most vibrant

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:09:10 GMT
The Brazilian walk-in siesta centres
Renting your own room for a power nap

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:12:28 GMT
Tesco's next move: Expert views
How can the supermarket turn its fortunes around?

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:11:51 GMT
How to manage a fast-growing firm
The risks facing firms that grow too fast

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:11:25 GMT
India's love affair with gold set to deepen
Why India's love affair with gold is deepening

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:48:00 GMT
Supermarket supplies: The hidden world
The story behind the promotions at the end of the aisle

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:10:01 GMT
Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?
Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:13:14 GMT
Debt campaigners tear up student loans
The people who buy and then cancel student debt

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:05:17 GMT
Connecting India's offline millions
Can Zuckerberg help to bring more Indians online?

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