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A crack was found in the Forties pipeline which carries crude North Sea oil across land for processing.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 5:21 pm
Bakery owner John Foster explains how the rising price of imports is affecting his business.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 3:11 pm
Inflation hits 3.1% as the squeeze on household incomes continues.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 1:34 pm
East Midlands prices rose at the fastest pace in the year to October, while London saw the slowest growth.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 10:33 am
The new action plan means businesses have to make guarantees in order to get financial support.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 7:09 am
Paying for healthcare in Kenya has got easier thanks to M-Tiba, a mobile "electronic health wallet".
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:13 am
The system offers a 50% government top-up to low-income working people on certain benefits.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 3:00 pm
A report commissioned by Labour claims banks are failing to lend to growing sectors in the regions.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 1:23 pm
Help for those struggling to meet home loan repayments will largely vanish by 2022, a report says.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 1:17 pm
Garden shed inventors talk about the challenges they face to get government funding for their ideas.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 1:12 pm
CEO Secrets: Tech start-ups should concentrate on their core business and fight on one front at a time, says Stefano Tresca
Posted: December 11, 2017, 12:22 am
From smoked salmon to smartphones, 2017 is shaping up to be an expensive Christmas for consumers.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 12:08 am
As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?
Posted: December 10, 2017, 8:30 pm
Jo Johnson wants to change a system where three-year degrees have "crowded out" anything else.
Posted: December 10, 2017, 1:09 pm
As the first phase of talks come to an end, what's been agreed and what is still to come?
Posted: December 9, 2017, 10:18 am
A rebound after the disruption caused by hurricanes boosted US employment last month.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 4:07 pm
The agreement is a challenge to the protectionism championed by US President Donald Trump.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 2:35 pm
The sector is set for "strong growth" in the longer term, the Office for National Statistics says.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 11:10 am
Despite news of a "breakthrough" deal, companies want certainty about EU citizens living in the UK.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 10:48 am
Growth was driven by rising exports and increased investment by Japanese companies.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 7:27 am
The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.
Posted: December 4, 2017, 12:21 am
The interest rate set by America's central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.
Posted: November 28, 2017, 12:20 am
The chancellor loosens the public finances envelope as the economy stutters.
Posted: November 22, 2017, 4:54 pm
How people fleeing South Sudan have managed to create work – for themselves and others – in their new home of Uganda.
Posted: November 7, 2017, 2:34 am
One leading economist says it could release trillions of dollars of so-called "dead capital".
Posted: November 6, 2017, 12:22 am
Why hire a manager and then hire someone else to tell them how to do their job?
Posted: October 30, 2017, 1:58 am
An explosion in tourism has saved Iceland's economy. But in a country of just 300,000 people, how much tourism is too much?
Posted: October 27, 2017, 8:49 pm
The father of double-entry bookkeeping wrote the definitive guide in 1494.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 11:02 pm
How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:41 pm
Health risks and job losses are among the harms many in China face in the push for economic change.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:24 pm
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?
Posted: October 12, 2017, 11:06 pm
Five ways the theory behind this year's Nobel prize for economics may have influenced your behaviour.
Posted: October 9, 2017, 3:27 pm
Asking customers what they wanted profoundly changed how retailers sold their goods.
Posted: October 1, 2017, 11:34 pm
A rise in interest rates would be good news for savers, but bad for borrowers. How would a rise of 0.25% affect you?
Posted: September 29, 2017, 2:23 pm
Theresa May says trade should continue as it is for two years post-Brexit – but what do the UK’s trading relationships look like at the moment?
Posted: September 27, 2017, 11:29 pm
Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 11:02 pm
Without it, companies in the sharing economy might not have grown as successfully as they have.
Posted: September 17, 2017, 11:15 pm
The collapse of Northern Rock: Ten years on
Posted: September 11, 2017, 11:22 pm
The value of modern currency comes not from what it's made of, but what we all agree it's worth.
Posted: September 10, 2017, 11:41 pm
Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?
Posted: September 7, 2017, 11:03 pm
The English wine making industry is growing, but could it ever threaten the dominant European producers?
Posted: September 5, 2017, 11:10 pm
The limited liability company has been described as "the greatest single discovery of modern times”.
Posted: September 3, 2017, 11:06 pm
Buying foreign currency is both easier and more challenging than in the past.
Posted: August 31, 2017, 12:35 pm
Many of Europe's largest banks have already announced their intention to relocate jobs to Frankfurt as Brexit talks go on.
Posted: August 28, 2017, 11:16 pm
The arguments nearly a century ago over the use of leaded petrol.
Posted: August 27, 2017, 11:16 pm
More than half of the 160 BHS stores that closed after it went into administration a year ago are still empty, says new research.
Posted: August 27, 2017, 11:14 pm
Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 11:20 pm
How the spread of barbed wire helped redraw the map of the USA.
Posted: August 6, 2017, 11:36 pm
The chunk of global wealth illegally stashed in tax havens is a big feature of the modern economy.
Posted: July 30, 2017, 11:17 pm
Chlorine chicken isn't the only food that has got politicians in a flap
Posted: July 27, 2017, 11:12 am
How would the UK benefit from a trade deal with the US and is it likely to happen?
Posted: July 25, 2017, 5:06 pm
Since the first commercial substitute for breast milk was launched in 1865, formula has shaped the workforce.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 3:31 pm
The government is consulting on a new strategy which puts the consumer "at the heart of the aviation sector".
Posted: July 21, 2017, 1:41 pm
Warren Buffett has advised his wife to invest her money in low-cost index funds, after his death.
Posted: July 16, 2017, 11:21 pm
Medieval tally sticks illustrate what money really is: a kind of debt that can be traded freely.
Posted: July 9, 2017, 11:29 pm
If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:10 pm
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:11 pm
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:05 pm
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:06 pm
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 11:36 pm
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.
Posted: June 18, 2017, 11:18 pm
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?
Posted: June 16, 2017, 3:38 pm

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A report from consulting firm Korn Ferry predicts that workers around the world will get a real pay increase of just 1.5% on average in 2018.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 5:15 pm
An investment advisory group and policy experts say meat taxes are just a matter of time as governments try to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 2:53 pm
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Posted: December 12, 2017, 11:26 am
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Posted: December 12, 2017, 3:07 am
Former President Obama thanked those helping Americans enroll in Obamacare. He then took to Twitter and Facebook to remind people that the deadline to sign up is Dec. 15.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 10:56 pm
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Posted: December 11, 2017, 9:48 pm
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin promised that his tax office would produce an analysis showing that the GOP tax plan would pay for itself. A short memo on Monday asserted that it would but without any in-depth analysis explaining why.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 8:38 pm
Ivanka Trump says that the Hispanic unemployment rate is the lowest ever. She's right.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 10:05 pm
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Posted: December 8, 2017, 4:59 pm
Employers added 228,000 jobs in November as the unemployment rate stayed at 17-year low.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 4:25 pm
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Posted: December 8, 2017, 3:32 pm
Japan and the European Union reached final agreement Friday on a trade deal spanning 600 million people and almost one third of the global economy.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 1:14 pm
The stock market has seen a record-breaking ascent this year. But who is actually making money off the boom? Rich people, who are more likely to own stocks, as well as those who live in Democratic states.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 1:06 pm
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Posted: December 8, 2017, 12:44 pm
Trump's Agriculture Department is promoting more self-sufficiency for people who receive food stamps. The agency is stressing that people who can work should work.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 10:56 am
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Posted: December 6, 2017, 8:34 pm
The U.S. government is slapping heavy taxes on steel imports from Vietnam, saying China is using the country as a way to dodge earlier penalties.
Posted: December 6, 2017, 3:37 pm
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Posted: December 6, 2017, 11:29 am
Some Republicans say high wages in the U.S. are hurting America's global competitiveness. See the countries where wages are even higher.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:53 pm
When the federal minimum wage first became law in 1938, it was 25 cents. Adjusted for inflation, that would be worth $4.19 today. Scroll over the chart to see historical minimum wage amounts, and their corresponding values in today's dollars.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:51 pm