UK Business News

American Airlines admits 'soap spill' did not divert flight
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 17:01:55 GMT
The airline initially made the claim after a flight was diverted because two crew members fell unconscious.

US regulators call for updates to Boeing 737 planes
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:32:52 GMT
The recommendation came at the end of the National Transportation Safety Board's investigation of a fatal 2018 accident.

Juul faces mounting state lawsuits in US
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 17:52:05 GMT
The vaping firm is accused of targeting youth and misrepresenting the safety of its products.

TSB lacked common sense before IT meltdown, says report
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:24:05 GMT
Some customers were left without online banking access for several weeks after the problems last year.

EasyJet relaunches package holiday business
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:39:30 GMT
The airline is seeking to move into the gap in the industry left by the demise of Thomas Cook.

Jamie Oliver to expand restaurants abroad after UK collapse
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:05:11 GMT
The celebrity chef's group says franchisees plan to open 21 restaurants by the end of 2020.

General election 2019: Workers under Labour 'will take back control'
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 18:26:59 GMT
John McDonnell also says there would be a cap on chief executives' pay in the public sector.

Boeing gets 737 Max vote of confidence
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:51:11 GMT
Airlines have expressed interest in buying the troubled aircraft once it is cleared to fly again.

Chick-fil-A drops charities after LGBT protests
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 07:57:16 GMT
The US fast-food firm has drawn fire for its owner's stance on same-sex marriage.

Manchester City post record £535.2m revenue in 2018-19 annual report
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:14:36 GMT
Manchester City brought in a record £535.2m last season, the club's 2018-19 annual report says.

US state department official quits amid 'inflated CV' claims
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:29:26 GMT
But Mina Chang denies US media claims that she faked a university degree and a Time magazine cover.

General election 2019: How much tax do British people pay?
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:19:12 GMT
There are important choices to be made, no matter who wins the election on 12 December.

Tata Steel to cut 3,000 jobs in 'severe' market
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:53:41 GMT
Tata Steel says 3,000 jobs will go in its European business, which includes the UK and Netherlands.

Should workers be allowed to nap at work?
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:25:48 GMT
The US government has issued a directive banning sleeping at work. But sleep experts say they should reconsider.

'Why economists get things wrong'
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:05:32 GMT
Economists seek to explain our world but they often get things wrong, argue two Nobel prize winners.

'I spend 250 days a year away from home'
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:09:47 GMT
Federico González runs the Radisson Hotel Group, and refuses to name his favourite place to stay.

Why US tech giants are putting billions into housing
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:28:55 GMT
The booming tech industry has pushed San Francisco house prices out of the reach of ordinary workers.

Dubai Air Show: The man putting a jolt into electric air racing
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:06:31 GMT
An Airbus-backed competition to race electric aircraft hopes to revolutionise engine technology.

Should we be worried by ever more CCTV cameras?
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:11:16 GMT
The global surveillance market continues to grow at a fast pace, led by Chinese technology.

The growing importance of the night-time economy
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 01:47:01 GMT
The UK's night-time economy is now said to be the UK's fifth-biggest industry with annual revenues of £66bn.

Christmas adverts - do they really work?
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:02:07 GMT
Big budget ads are already gracing our screens but do they actually benefit the big brands behind them?

Cladding puts flat owners' lives on hold
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:58:52 GMT
People in UK tower blocks are unable to re-mortgage or sell their homes because of cladding.

Dubai Air Show: Aerospace industry meets for deals and displays
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:53:02 GMT
About 1,300 exhibitors are expected at the biggest aerospace and defence event of the year.

General election 2019: What are nationalisation and privatisation?
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:47:46 GMT
The two topics are a big discussion point in the general election, but how do they work?

How the government raises money from you to pay for the services you use
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:33:48 GMT
Steph McGovern explains how the government raises money from you to pay for the services you use.

General election 2019: Labour pledges 'free broadband for the country'
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 22:00:30 GMT
John McDonnell said the party will bring free fibre broadband to every UK home by 2030 if it wins the election.

How trainers became a million dollar idea
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:36:57 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how trainers became a million dollar idea.

Life-like Russian androids and other news
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:07:42 GMT
BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the week's best technology stories.

Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling?
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 00:03:27 GMT
A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.

How do you update an iconic electric guitar?
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:08:21 GMT
How do you update an iconic product like the Fender Stratocaster electric guitar?

Adobe readies for the age of smart glasses and deepfakes
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:49:59 GMT
Richard Taylor looks at what is new at the LA Adobe Max Creative Conference for BBC Click.