Black Friday is 'bonkers' for retailers

The firm where new mums - and dads - get fully funded parental leave

Mitsubishi Materials shares fall on fake data scandal

Budget 2017: Stagnant earnings forecast 'astonishing'

British Gas owner Centrica warns about poor trading

Bank of England pays male staff a quarter more than women

Apprenticeship numbers fall by 59% after levy imposed

UK economy faces 'longest fall in living standards in 60 years'

Christmas fraud: Mobiles and clothes top presents targeted

Ultra-fast £190m broadband fund up for grabs

UK car production rises in October

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Black Friday is 'bonkers' for retailers
Are British businesses seeing any value from the increasingly popular sales?


The firm where new mums - and dads - get fully funded parental leave
Aviva, the UK's biggest insurer, says its new policy is one of the most family friendly in the UK.


Mitsubishi Materials shares fall on fake data scandal
Investors react after the Japanese conglomerate's materials subsidiary admits to falsifying data.


Budget 2017: Stagnant earnings forecast 'astonishing'
The UK is in danger of losing almost 20 years of earnings growth, warns an independent economic think tank.


British Gas owner Centrica warns about poor trading
Shares in the owner of British Gas sink 17% after a warning about profits and loss of customers.


Bank of England pays male staff a quarter more than women
Male staff at the UK's central bank are paid almost a quarter more than their female counterparts.


Apprenticeship numbers fall by 59% after levy imposed
The number of new apprenticeships falls by 59% after the introduction of levy on big firms.


UK economy faces 'longest fall in living standards in 60 years'
A think tank says the squeeze on incomes will last longer than that which followed the post-2008 crash.


Christmas fraud: Mobiles and clothes top presents targeted
Watch out for fake Yeezy trainers, celebrity make-up and fitness watches, police warn.


Ultra-fast £190m broadband fund up for grabs
Public bodies will be able to apply for a share of the cash to help roll out full fibre broadband.


UK car production rises in October
Vehicle output rises as a result of higher exports, but production for the domestic market falls again.


Budget 2017: What does the stamp duty change mean?
People buying a first home worth up to £300,000 will pay no stamp duty, the Chancellor announces.


Budget 2017: Philip Hammond hopes to prove grim forecasts wrong
The chancellor defends his record as a long squeeze on people's living standards is predicted.


The diesel car tax change explained
New diesel cars face a tax rise, but "white van man" will not be affected, chancellor says


New tax on Dubai gold
Could a new tax dent Dubai’s gold trade?


Can digital financial assistant Cleo take on the banks?
Cleo AI operates a digital assistant that connects to users’ bank accounts and helps them manage their money.


How an emergency services app is helping to save lives
A start-up is trying to simplify Nairobi's chaotic emergency services system.


UK set for worst pay squeeze 'since 19th century'
Wages are forecast to remain below pre-financial crisis levels until the early 2020s, according to IFS director Paul Johnson.


Brazil's women-only ride sharing apps
In Brazil, ride sharing apps aimed exclusively at women - with women drivers - are taking off fast.


Budget 2017: Four key points to note
Budget 2017: The BBC's Kamal Ahmed says there are four key points to note.


Budget 2017: May hands cough sweets to Hammond
The chancellor may be trying to shake-off his 'Spreadsheet Phil' moniker with a few gags in his Budget speech.


Hammond opens his 2017 Budget speech on UK economy
The government will "express its resolve to look forwards not backwards", Philip Hammond says.


Russian Fancy Bear hackers' UK link revealed
When notorious Russian hackers hired servers from a UK-registered company, they left a trove of clues.


Cardiff-based Ticketline (UK) placed into liquidation
Customers urged to contact their credit card company to see if they are eligible for a refund.