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Amazon pays £1.7m corporation tax in the UK

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:14pm
The online retail giant lowered its UK corporation tax bill - despite surging sales and profits.

Could a basic income replace Universal Credit?

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:05pm
RSA calls for local experiments to see if a basic income could replace the Universal Credit scheme.

How plastic became a million dollar idea

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:46pm
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how plastic became a million dollar idea.

Sky farmers

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:43pm
Drones are now delivering pesticides, fertilisers and crop monitoring to farms around the world.

Firms being 'left in the dark' on Brexit

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:31pm
Institute of Directors calls on ministers to fill the "information void" on a no-deal scenario.

Will savings rates go up?

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 1:36pm
We have selected eight questions about the interest rate rise from BBC News website readers to answer.

Apple is first public company worth $1 trillion

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:56pm
The iPhone maker's value soars following better-than-expected quarterly results this week.

'All my spare money goes on my mortgage now'

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:32pm
Homeowner Sarah Cottingham reacts to the rise in UK interest rates.

Rate rise

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 9:34am
More than 3.5 million householders face increased payments, but 45 million savers could benefit.

Holidaymakers' NatWest debit cards declined

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:57am
The bank, part of RBS, admitted "issues" with card payments, with problems lasting for two hours.

Bank of England raises UK interest rates

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:46am
The UK interest rate rises to 0.75% - the highest level since March 2009.

Barclays profits hit by £2bn of costs

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 3:58am
Litigation costs ate into the bank's profits, but excluding the charges, profits rose 20% to £3.7bn.

Rolls-Royce profits hit by engine faults

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 3:57am
The engineering firm takes a £554m charge in the first half to fix problems with its Trent 1000 engine.

Google in China: Internet giant 'plans censored search engine'

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 3:39am
The US giant shut is reportedly developing a search engine that would block sensitive queries.

Smaller firms should publish gender pay gap, say MPs

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 3:09am
MPs say only half the UK's workforce is required to report the difference between men and women's salaries.

NI has UK's highest public spending per person

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 1:17am
Spending per person in Northern Ireland was £14,000 in 2017, compared to £11,000 in the east of England.

Why the US-China trade dispute has experts worried

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:48pm
The world's two biggest economies are at loggerheads, amid concerns tensions might escalate.

High walls

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:24pm
Brazil's protectionist policies have fostered national champions - but the walls are coming down.

Interest rates: Bank of England expected to increase base rate

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:20pm
If the Monetary Policy Committee make its move on Thursday, what will it mean for your finances?

The rate-setters

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:19pm
Two former members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee explain the voting process.

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