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UK unemployment rose last month but the number of people in work also increased, official figures show.
The breakdown and insurance firm is cutting dividend payments as it invests in the business.
Lloyds Banking Group has reported strong full year profits in its first year as a private enterprise.
A forecast by suggests global consumption will plateau at around 110 million barrels a day.
New figures show 74% of medium and large companies pay men a higher wage rate than women.
The UK DIY chain is being overhauled and renamed Bunnings by Australian parent firm Wesfarmers.
A slide in US online sales growth for the world's biggest retailer spooks investors.
Tory group urges clean break with the EU - Labour says the PM is too "weak" to stand up to them.
AI could be used by rogue states, criminals and terrorists for malicious purposes in the near future.
The incoming head of the Financial Conduct Authority had to repay HMRC after tax scheme "error".
The chicken chain says some outlets will be closed all week and others will have a reduced menu.
The "Petro" is intended to help country's crumbling economy evade tough US sanctions.
MPs release an official report into an RBS unit accused of mistreating smaller businesses.
The ex-First Lady congratulates the makers of the superhero film after a successful opening weekend.
Will tax changes in the Autumn and Scottish Budgets leave you better or worse off in 2018/19?
Qualcomm has made a new, higher offer for Dutch rival NXP Semiconductors.
While well-known on the UK High Street, the banking giant makes most of its money outside of Britain.
The Gambling Commission says 10 customers were able to deposit money linked to criminal offences.
The Pensions Regulators was alerted in 2010 and 2013 over the size of Carillion's pension deficit.
The 200-store electronics retailer hopes that a deal might be done as early as this week.
Pimlico Plumbers is challenging a ruling that a "self-employed" worker is entitled to basic rights.
How Russian hair and skincare company Natura Siberica become a popular global brand.
As a poll finds "worrying attitudes" among employers, three mums tell the BBC about their experiences.
Customers react as KFC closes 562 restaurants after problems with a supplier caused a chicken shortage.
When Mondelez took over Cadbury's it had to make mass redundancies, but how do you do that without ruining your reputation?
The biggest decline in home ownership in the past 20 years has been among young people on middle incomes.
Hyderabad is giving Bangalore a run for its money as a start-up destination in India.
When their local bus services were cut, one group of people decided to set up their own bus company.
The celebrity chef's two steak restaurants go into administration - but he immediately buys one back.
The Australian Taxation Office orders workers to monitor others for inefficient behaviour.
How a Russian entrepreneur created a popular cosmetics brand based around using extracts from Siberian herbs.
Fish farming is big business and producers are adopting new technologies to expand and cut costs.
Grit and determination, as well as snakes and dragons, helped Maria Hatzistefanis become a business success.
A third of UK car-owners do not have a driveway - so charging an electric car can be difficult.
New Zealand is set to introduce a radical measure to tame its soaring property market
Increasing numbers of British men are carrying manbags, Mintel says, but what is it that makes a bag "male"?
Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, but the business culture discourages bragging.
As pressure on recycling infrastructure grows, entrepreneurs are turning to unusual ways to get fresh use out of the most unlikely products.
Low-cost, long haul carriers like Norwegian are rapidly expanding by attracting young passengers. But is it sustainable?
US flatbread firm Kontos Food is now exporting around the world thanks to a commitment to tweaking its recipes to meet national preferences.
Tara's fundamentalist family in rural Idaho would not let her go to school, but she got a PhD from Cambridge.
Some US states have banned employers from asking about previous pay, to tackle the gender gap
Online dating has become the standard way to find a partner these days. Can AI make it even better?
While most consumer brands suggest they will make the buyer feel happier, Swedish rainwear firm Stutterheim says its jackets may cause melancholy.
Insurer Hiscox focuses on areas like cyber-attack and terrorism, but how do you assess such risks?
Finance is the country's biggest industry but a landmark inquiry is probing scandals in the sector.
BBC readers share their worst examples of business jargon following our piece on Davos language.
Better recycling and compostable materials could be an answer to our plastic pollution problem.
What Homer's tale of the fall of Troy can teach us about our own 21st Century interconnected world.