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New rules approved by the European Parliament aim to encourage people to report breaches of EU law.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 11:33 am
Casual and "on-demand" workers will now have better protections under EU law.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 11:20 am
Unemployment fell by 27,000 in the three months to February to 1.34 million.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 10:46 am
VW chief executive Herbert Diess told the BBC he is "not aware" of reports of detention camps in China.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 7:07 am
The US Speaker was speaking ahead of her trip to Ireland later on Tuesday.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 6:47 am
Disagreements overshadow the approval by European Union countries of fresh trade talks with the US.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 1:21 pm
Sarah Friar, CEO of community website firm Nextdoor, says customers bring some of the best ideas.
Posted: April 14, 2019, 11:13 pm
Despite higher shopper numbers in March, consumers are not spending more, a survey suggests.
Posted: April 14, 2019, 11:05 pm
Beijing's new Daxing airport will have the world’s largest terminal housed in a single building, officials claim.
Posted: April 14, 2019, 11:03 pm
Philip Hammond told the BBC that getting a deal done soon would release the "bandwidth" needed to take key economic decisions facing the country.
Posted: April 12, 2019, 4:40 pm
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Tetris became a million dollar idea.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 11:15 pm
A city with impressive recycling credentials has a unique waste system involving seven coloured bags.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 11:08 pm
For companies that have been preparing for a sudden exit, Thursday's extension was no more than a temporary reprieve.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 11:03 pm
The TUC says one in 13 ethnic minority workers is either on zero-hours or a temporary work contract.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 11:00 pm
The IMF's Christine Lagarde says prolonged uncertainty will have a "negative impact" on the UK economy.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 4:22 pm
Alistair Carmichael wants to change the law to "oblige" all UK businesses to accept Scottish banknotes.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 4:11 pm
The economy grew 0.3% in the three months to February, official figures show, helped by stockpiling.
Posted: April 10, 2019, 11:58 am
The International Monetary Fund downgrades global growth for 2019, seeing "many downside risks".
Posted: April 9, 2019, 1:02 pm
If the move goes ahead, duties could rise on $11bn worth of EU goods, from aircraft to cashmere jumpers.
Posted: April 9, 2019, 11:43 am
Recent figures raise fears that the power house of the European economy could be tipping into recession.
Posted: April 8, 2019, 12:55 pm
The relationship between bees, honey and apple trees offers surprising insights about financial markets.
Posted: April 2, 2019, 11:03 pm
The ambitious economic plan links Hong Kong, Macau and other Chinese cities to boost growth.
Posted: February 26, 2019, 11:11 am
Are US tariffs on Spanish olives a pretext for a bigger challenge to world trade?
Posted: February 21, 2019, 12:32 am
The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years - making us all a little poorer.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 12:03 am
The Trump administration has nominated economist David Malpass as World Bank president. Who is he?
Posted: February 6, 2019, 7:00 pm
China is pushing to boost consumption to help manage the slowdown in the world's second largest economy.
Posted: February 5, 2019, 12:05 am
BBC World Service economics correspondent Andrew Walker looks at what 2019 has in store for the global economy.
Posted: January 3, 2019, 12:08 am
The New Year heralds the launch of two major trade deals, with Japan emerging as a key player.
Posted: December 28, 2018, 8:58 pm
What lessons can the we learn from the economic ructions suffered by New Zealand in 1973 when the UK joined the EEC?
Posted: December 16, 2018, 12:31 am
The ONS is about to announce how it will treat student loans in the national accounts. Will it lead to changes in student finance?
Posted: December 16, 2018, 12:21 am
Does Opec still control the price of oil in today's global market?
Posted: December 7, 2018, 12:48 am
Oil prices recently hit 12-month lows. Opec wants to raise them, President Trump wants them lowered.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 12:11 am
From Spanish olives to Chinese aluminium, no corner of the world has been untouched by US trade tariffs.
Posted: December 3, 2018, 10:05 pm
They were once visions of the future, but are shopping centres now past their sell-by date?
Posted: November 30, 2018, 10:03 pm
Can free ports spark a post-Brexit manufacturing boom? Jonty Bloom reports from Teesside, which plans to become the UK's first free port.
Posted: November 29, 2018, 12:15 am
Switzerland may not be a European Union member - but has good reason to closely watch Brexit proceedings.
Posted: November 22, 2018, 12:09 am

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Kevin Hassett, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, suggested Goldman Sachs may be slanting its economic research to help Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 4:35 pm
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford charts her career path, from her first job to becoming the first openly gay CEO at a Fortune 500 company in an interview with CNN's Boss Files.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 3:24 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
Corporate insiders at US companies have dumped $5.7 billion of stock this month, the highest in any September in the past decade, according to TrimTabs.
Posted: September 26, 2018, 4:42 pm
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Posted: September 26, 2018, 3:49 pm
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Posted: September 25, 2018, 6:47 pm
US companies have piled on a record-setting $6.3 trillion of debt.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 11:40 am
The United Kingdom could leave the European Union with very little idea of what its trading relationship will be at the end of a transition period in 2020. That's a new nightmare for business.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:16 am
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Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:08 pm
Liquified natural gas is a fast-growing industry, and China's retaliatory tariffs will hurt.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:05 pm
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Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:25 pm
Premier Li Keqiang said China "will never go down the path of stimulating exports by devaluing its currency."
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:26 am
One in four professional investors are bracing for global growth to slow in the next year, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 5:56 pm
As the US government steps up its trade offensive, business leaders in China say that Beijing is ready to dig in for a war of attrition.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
For the first time in a decade, Corporate America is steering more money into stock buybacks than investing in the future.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 7:14 pm
Rising interest rates, along with trade wars, have sparked a stampede out of Turkey, Argentina and other emerging markets.
Posted: September 16, 2018, 5:17 pm
The implosion of Lehman Brothers -- and the mayhem it unleashed -- was the most terrifying moment for business and the US economy since the Great Depression.
Posted: September 14, 2018, 5:13 pm
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

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