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Sainsbury's to cut 2,000 jobs in cost-saving drive

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

The UK supermarket plans to cut jobs in human resources as part of a £500m cost-saving plan.

UK inflation at highest since April 2012

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Increases in transport and food prices push inflation to the highest rate for more than five years.

Reversing Brexit would boost economy, says OECD

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

The global economic body says staying in the EU would have "significant" positive impact on growth.

How do you solve a problem like debt? Your questions answered

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

We asked a debt expert your questions about debt.

House prices: Have they actually gone up in your neighbourhood?

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

House prices are lower in real terms in many areas than 10 years ago. Use our calculator to find out how your neighbourhood has fared.

Legoland owner warns of terrorism impact to its profits

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Shares of Merlin Entertainment tumble 20% after the firm forecasts flat growth for this year.

Goldman Sachs results beat forecasts despite bond trading hit

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Third quarter profits at the US banking giant fall, but its results were not as bad as expected.

FCA agrees to RBS report scrutiny

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

A committee of MPs had threatened to force publication of the report if the FCA did not agree.

Bombardier to partner Airbus on C-Series jets

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

The European aerospace firm is to take a majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series jet project.

Asos profits surge as overseas sales boosted by weak pound

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

The online fashion retailer's international sales have been boosted by the fall in sterling.

Vanguard boss warns on stock market highs

Monday, 16 October 2017

One of the world's biggest investors says there could be a "decent-sized" fall in stock markets.

Ikea: why we have a love-hate relationship with the Swedish retailer

Monday, 16 October 2017

The Swedish furniture giant has been in the UK for 30 years, and earned both fans and critics.

UK merger rules face change to bolster national security

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

The government wants to be able to scrutinise deals with companies whose turnover is more than £1m.

Dow Jones index passes 23,000 milestone

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

The benchmark US share index hits a fresh record high, helped by a set of strong corporate earnings.

EasyJet and Lufthansa make offers for parts of Alitalia

Monday, 16 October 2017

The failing Italian airline has received seven offers from interested companies.

Credit Suisse targeted by activist fund

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

The Swiss bank is facing calls from an investor to split itself into three parts.

Bricks and mortar shops are cashing in on online shopping

Monday, 16 October 2017

The rise of online shopping has turned retail upside down but innovative retailers are combining online and offline shopping.

Master brewer: My rookie error

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Grain Brewery's founder Phil Halls thought that making beer was easy, but could he overcome his early problems before his business folded?

A brief history of the old pound coin

Saturday, 14 October 2017

A brief history of the old pound coin as it drops out of circulation on Monday.

Swipe, scan and go: Staffless, cashless stores

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Developments in self-driving vehicles, mobile payments, data analysis and wireless tagging of stock could all completely change our shopping experience.

How Blu Tack became a million dollar idea

Thursday, 12 October 2017

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Blu Tack became a million dollar idea.

Trouble brews for Darjeeling tea

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Darjeeling tea may become more difficult to get hold of. Political unrest halted production for three month this year and this has hit India's entire tea industry.

South Africa's Zanzibaris fight over land development

Friday, 13 October 2017

The minority community in South Africa's Durban fighting locals over a housing development project.

Woodwork skills shortage prompts recruitment campaign

Thursday, 12 October 2017

The British Woodworking Federation warns the lack of skilled joiners is stifling business growth.

Five debt charts

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Young people are three times as likely to put essential items on credit as those over the age of 55.

Money quiz

Monday, 16 October 2017

As part of our Money Matters coverage we have a quiz to test your personal finance knowledge.

Sweet success

Monday, 16 October 2017

What's the best way to sell online? And how do you make sure your website really works?

Poison purifiers

Monday, 16 October 2017

The social entrepreneurs innovating a clean water solution for Bangladesh's arsenic poisoning crisis

Strong currency

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Paresh Davdra developed his successful money exchange firm from the ground up.

Pipe perfection

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Designed in 1775, the S-bend was key to the flushing toilet, and public sanitation as we know it.

Made in Japan

Friday, 13 October 2017

The industrial crisis at Kobe Steel is deepening but some warn it won’t be the last Japanese business scandal.

Racing finances

Friday, 13 October 2017

Formula One teams' costs have soared after rules changes designed to make for closer competition.

No-belle prize

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Just 13% of US academic economists are women - and only one has won the Nobel Prize in economics. Why are women so under-represented in the profession?

Pest control

Thursday, 12 October 2017

How apps using image recognition are helping farmers identify crop diseases.

Timber travel

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

A growing number of firms are crafting bikes using wood, but some cyclists remain wary

Location, location, location

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Where we are, and where we want to go is at the heart of many of the world's most innovative businesses.

Disney to Pompey

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Michael Eisner is using is expertise in the US entertainment industry to turn around Portsmouth FC.

Eat your cup

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

What solutions would work best to deal with our growing coffee cup waste mountain?

Worst odds

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

The countries where most girls don't even get to start primary school.

Baby Lifesaver

Monday, 09 October 2017

This Bangladeshi doctor who turned a shampoo bottle into a low-cost lifesaver

Robo shops

Monday, 09 October 2017

Can a wave of disruptive ideas change our shopping habits?

From pillows to concrete

Monday, 09 October 2017

Carbon emissions contribute to global warming, so could tech that removes them from the air slow the process?

Have you been nudged?

Monday, 09 October 2017

Five ways the theory behind this year's Nobel prize for economics may have influenced your behaviour.

Mamma spice

Monday, 09 October 2017

How Munaf Kapadia runs a successful "pop up" restaurant at his family home in Mumbai.

Blue sky thinking

Sunday, 08 October 2017

British scientists played a key role in developing radar, which has helped deliver safer skies.

Out of control

Thursday, 05 October 2017

Carmakers are increasingly sending vehicle software updates wirelessly, but how risky is this?

Film memorabilia

Wednesday, 04 October 2017

Some film memorabilia fetches millions at auction, but it can cost nothing to start a collection.

Smells wrong

Tuesday, 03 October 2017

Could niche perfumes made by artisan houses be the saviour for the struggling fragrance industry?

Royal model

Wednesday, 04 October 2017

Sheikha Hind provides a modern face for the wealthy, blockaded Gulf state of Qatar.

Trump impact?

Tuesday, 03 October 2017

International students are increasingly looking outside the US to pursue graduate business education.

Ice men

Monday, 02 October 2017

Meet the engineers who create ice structures in India's far north, to try to solve persistent water shortages.

Close call

Monday, 02 October 2017

5G broadband could be 10 times as fast as 4G and underpin many new technologies of the future.

Out of fashion

Monday, 02 October 2017

From take-off to final grounding, the airline has seen the best and worst of times in the airline industry.

Women on board

Monday, 02 October 2017

There are lots of reasons to fight for gender equality - but could hiring more women make you more money?

What do we want?

Sunday, 01 October 2017

Asking customers what they wanted profoundly changed how retailers sold their goods.

Whole foods king

Sunday, 01 October 2017

Greg Steltenpohl founded one of America's best-known smoothie brands, but almost lost everything after a major corporate crisis.

Horses for courses

Friday, 29 September 2017

Banks are investing in the centre of cities like Manchester, but are closing branches in the suburbs.

Brass in pocket?

Friday, 29 September 2017

A rise in interest rates would be good news for savers, but bad for borrowers. How would a rise of 0.25% affect you?

Wooden wheels

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Japanese researchers are developing new light-but-strong materials combining wood pulp and plastics.

Sugar rush

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

The UK's sugar beet industry plans to ramp up production as EU quotas come to an end after 50 years.

Ethical model

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

More businesses are embracing the 'buy one, donate one' model, but can they also turn a profit?

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