Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green has resigned, saying her work at the travel firm "is complete".
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene tells MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service".
Business investment in the UK fell unexpectedly in the third quarter of the year, official figures show, although consumer spending remained strong.
A proposed £25m pay package for the new head of oil and gas giant BG Group is branded "excessive" and "inflammatory" by the Institute of Directors.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside British banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda.
Young people will be able to gain a full honours degree while earning a wage and paying no fees, under a scheme backed by government and industry.
Video bloggers are being told they need to be completely clear about when they are being paid to promote products.
The FTSE 100 rises, with BT shares higher after the owners of the EE mobile phone network confirm they are in talks over selling the business to the UK firm.
Technology giant Hewlett-Packard's fourth quarter earnings failed to impress investors ahead of its big business split next year.
Asian shares had a mixed session, with the upward revision to the US economy's third quarter growth figure failing to provide much of a boost.
Ana Botin has moved swiftly to reshape Santander, ousting its chief executive after less than two years in the role.
The US economy grew much faster in the third quarter than first reported, official figures have shown.
The dairy industry is in a desperate state, a government committee hears.
The number of mortgages being granted by Britain's banks falls by 16% over the last year, according to banking industry body, the BBA.
A report examining the "evidence base" for policymaking suggests big sporting events have little or no direct economic benefit - and challenges other assumptions about teaching and police.
Big budget productions including the latest Star Wars and Avengers films have helped profits higher at Pinewood Shepperton.
Universal Pictures take on a movie based on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs following Sony Pictures' departure from the project.
La Liga giants Valencia are facing a fight to be allowed to use a bat symbol on their crest - from the creators of Batman.
The elderly and the unemployed used to be most at risk of poverty, but a new report claims it is now the young and those in work who are most vulnerable.
Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.
Regulators have issued a warning to consumers over a bank falsely claiming to operate in the Channel Islands.
The eurozone may be stuck in an enduring period of no growth, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.
Nigeria has devalued the naira, saying a drop in oil prices has been making it hard to defend its currency.
Optimism among companies in the UK services sector is at its lowest for 21 months, according to a survey by the CBI.
An entrepreneur who turned his back on banking to set up a shoemaking company shares his tips for success as part of the African Dream series.
How McDonald's, a beefburger company, penetrated and grew a business across India.
As more Emirati women enter the private sector, a growing number are going into fashion design, reports Verity Ratcliffe from Dubai.
Owner Ann Budge says leaving Tynecastle Stadium could be the most cost-effective long-term solution for Hearts.
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.
The European Tour releases its 2015 schedule - with new events in Thailand, India, China, Scotland, Germany & Mauritius.
Should Opec cut production to boost prices?
The new ways of running companies and doing business
Why young professionals in Taiwan are getting out of the city
Can schools with iPads protect the future of a language?
The Indians losing everything to bogus investment
Will immigration reform boost the US economy?
How Ukraine's tech sector is looking to Europe
The couple who changed the way we shop
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Video bloggers or 'vloggers', as they're called, are being issued with new guidance by the Advertising Standards Authority, which says they have to make it clear if they are promoting products for money.
Sony Pictures, the movie distribution arm of the Japanese consumer electronics giant, has been the target of a cyber attack. But there are few details.
Taiwan's focus on developing high-tech and manufacturing industries saw many people migrate from its farms to its cities. Now, there is a reversal.
Two students who wrote a poem complaining to Tesco say they were "very impressed" to receive a reply - in verse.
Click and collect services, where customers can pick up their online shopping from a range of destinations, are rapidly growing in popularity.
Asia's population is rapidly ageing, but many countries in the region are ill-equipped to deal with the older generation.
Regina Lopez is from a wealthy family in the Philippines. Now she is using her influence to help clean up one of Manila's most toxic water systems.
As part of the African Dream series, we profile an entrepreneur who turned his back on banking to set up a shoemaking company in Ghana.
Royal Bank of Scotland has apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, it has emerged.
The Bank of England's chief economist Andy Haldane talks to the BBC's Robert Peston about "secular stagnation".
Russia's president has warned of "catastrophic consequences" if the rouble continues to slide. The BBC examines how we got here.
Open Europe says new rules over access to benefits for EU migrants in the UK might be a "perfect compromise".
How Olympic athlete and world record holder Haile Gebrselassie has become a property mogul and leading investor in Ethiopia.
Chief executive Rahul Batra explains his ambitions for the Burmese search engine Bindez.
The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.
The e-commerce industry in India is accelerating rapidly, but some worry the supply chain may not keep up with demand.
The BBC's Lerato Mbele meets the Ethiopian farmers trying to find their place in the local and regional economy.
Ethiopia is experiencing a property and infrastructure boom, as Roderick Macleod reports from Addis Ababa.
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is attracting increasing amounts of foreign investment but is hoping to win more with a message of cheap and plentiful labour.
The Philippines economy is performing well but challenges remain. The country's president tells us his plans to tackle red tape in the business environment and poverty.
China is investing in Turkmenistan's energy sector to boost the supply of gas to its fast growing economy.
The OECD says India is set to grow more strongly but the government must tackle structural reform.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) £56m after a software upgrade left millions of customers unable to access their accounts.
Big retailers such as John Lewis and Sainsbury's have spent millions on their festive TV adverts
The average full-time pay gap between men and women is at its narrowest since comparative records began in 1997, but is still a difference of 9.4%, official figures show.
A Seattle-based private equity firm that invests in the marijuana industry has struck a deal with the estate of Bob Marley to launch a global cannabis brand.
The BBC's Jennifer Pak speaks to one Malaysian family about why it is so hard to save.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls elections only two years after taking office due to the country's failing economy.
Energy companies and EU officials have gathered to discuss energy security, thousands miles away from Europe, at an oil and gas conference in Turkmenistan.
A former convict turned entrepreneur is looking to give other ex-offenders in Singapore a new lease on life through his restaurant chain Eighteen Chefs.
The BBC's economics editor Robert Peston looks at what impact instability in the global economy could have in the UK.
Japan's economy unexpectedly shrinks for the second consecutive quarter, marking a technical recession in the world's third largest economy.
A closer look at the major free trade agreement signed between China and Australia
Mike Watts, who built and maintained his own private toll road in Somerset, explains why it is closing without profit.
A landmark partnership between Shanghai and Hong Kong's stock markets has launched amid high hopes it will open up China's capital markets.
Leaders at the summit of the G20 group of nations deliver "more and less" than was expected, according to BBC chief business correspondent, Linda Yueh.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says "governments can do better and that there can be higher growth and more jobs" as he closed the G20 summit held in Brisbane.
It is thought the UK needs to improve energy-saving measures in over 13,000 existing homes a week if it is to meet its greenhouse gas commitments.
The BBC's Robert Peston reports from Hamburg on the economic condition of Germany, which has seen growth figures of just 0.1% in the third quarter of the year.
Living in Sydney, Australia, Indian businesswoman Madhvi Mohindra runs traditional dance classes for local students.
Increasing numbers of India's coconut farmers have been turning away from the industry and the government is trying to entice them back.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has told the BBC she wants more than words from G20 leaders and a delivery on their commitments.
This weekend's meeting of the world's 20 largest economies will discuss world trade - as ever - but many other key subjects including Ebola appear missing.
Young entrepreneur Michael Muthiga takes on the Hollywood film industry with his Nairobi-based Fatboy Animations production company.
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