BBC Business News

BBC Business News
BBC News - Business
Updated: 2 hours 44 min ago

Inflation: Bank of England says price rises to top 4% by year-end

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 12:59
The Bank keeps interest rates at 0.1% and says there are signs of slowing economic growth.
Categories: Business

EU rules to force USB-C chargers for all phones

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 12:57
Manufacturers could be forced to change devices to a uniform charging port.
Categories: Business

Millions face winter finance squeeze, says charity

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 11:53
Low-income families face a £710 rise in costs, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation estimates.
Categories: Business

Evergrande: Shares in crisis-hit firm jump as debt deadline looms

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 07:02
The debt-laden developer is due to make a $83.5m interest payment on an overseas bond on Thursday.
Categories: Business

Taiwan seeks entry into key trade pact before China

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 05:54
Taiwan has warned that its application into the CPTPP could be affected should China join first.
Categories: Business

Covid debt: A baby, job loss - and now eviction

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 00:43
Tenants are being evicted due to rent arrears built up during the pandemic, an investigation finds.
Categories: Business

Changing China: Why Xi Jinping is leading a way back to socialism

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 00:33
China has not been very socialist for years, but the Communist Party looks set to change that.
Categories: Business

The edible insects coming to a supermarket near you

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 00:01
A number of firms are now farming locusts and mealworms for human consumption.
Categories: Business

Energy firms' collapse hits 1.5 million customers

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 00:01
Several energy suppliers, such as Avro Energy and Green, have gone bust in recent weeks.
Categories: Business

US economy continues to strengthen despite Delta, says Fed

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 21:14
The central bank may start paring back its emergency support for the economy "soon" - but didn't say when.
Categories: Business

Food firms warn of panic-buying this Christmas

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 18:38
Empty supermarket shelves may become commonplace as labour shortages bite, industry bodies say.
Categories: Business

Travel rule change delayed by lateral flow test shortage

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 15:49
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says private Covid testing firms cannot supply enough lateral flow tests.
Categories: Business

Vauxhall Motors plans Luton job losses amid chip crisis

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 14:42
The Unite union says it will "do everything in our power to mitigate or prevent" job losses.
Categories: Business

US lifting ban on imports of British lamb, says Boris Johnson

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 13:20
The PM says farmers can export to the US, and insists the chances of a wider trade deal are not fading.
Categories: Business

Gas crisis: Head of regulator warns more customers face hit

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 12:25
The energy regulator says "well above" hundreds of thousands of customers may be left in limbo as more suppliers fold.
Categories: Business

Fraudsters steal £4m a day as crime surges

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 10:10
Total losses through fraud rockets by 30% in the first half of the year, with many victims not refunded.
Categories: Business

Evergrande: Crisis-hit firm strikes China debt deal

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 05:49
The company is also due to make a $83.5m interest payment on an offshore bond on Thursday.
Categories: Business

China pledges to stop building new coal energy plants abroad

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 05:23
The announcement is the country's latest climate pledge and a major step forward to address emissions.
Categories: Business

Joe Biden downplays chances of UK-US trade deal

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 02:55
The US president's comments come as he met Boris Johnson for talks in the White House.
Categories: Business

German elections: Businesses face future without Merkel

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 01:37
Many companies in Germany are focused on short-term survival in the hope of medium-term revival.
Categories: Business