BBC News - Business

McDonald's could face first UK strikes

Aug 18 2017
Staff at two UK outlets vote for action over secure working hours and a £10 per hour wage.

One in 10 adults owns second home, says think tank

Aug 18 2017
By contrast, four in ten UK adults have no property wealth at all, the Resolution Foundation says.

Pawnbrokers' secrets

Aug 18 2017
Only 4% of the UK's adult population - and more women than men - now use a pawnbroker to get a loan.

Long trek

Aug 18 2017
The average UK shoe size of men and women has gone up by two sizes since the 1970s - but women's footwear makers have not kept up.

Stock traders cheer on Bannon exit

Aug 18 2017
White House adviser Steve Bannon, a right-wing nationalist, is leaving the White House.

Northern, Southern and Merseyrail strikes set for September

Aug 18 2017
The RMT said no progress had been made over the future of the role of guards, due to safety and job loss fears.

Black ownership rules polarise S African mining sector

Aug 18 2017
Will the South African government's attempt at redressing inequalities in the mining industry actually destroy it?

FTSE 100 down as airlines shares drop after Spain attacks

Aug 18 2017
Shares in airlines fall as investors worry about the impact of the Barcelona terror attack on tourism.

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