BBC News - Business

Pension cold-calling ban to include texts and emails

Aug 20 2017
The government is cracking down after 3,000 savers were conned out of an average of £15,000 each.

'Hard' Brexit offers '£135bn annual boost' to economy

Aug 20 2017
But opponents say the proposal to unilaterally ditch tariffs and barriers is "economic suicide".

US to review China intellectual property policies

Aug 18 2017
China has voiced "serious concern" over the investigation, which could result in US trade sanctions.

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.

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