Category: Business News

US politicians bid to end budget impasse

The US Senate will hold a rare Sunday session to try to break the impasse over federal funding. BBC News – Business

CBI calls for UK to remain in a customs union with EU

A post-Brexit customs union is best for economic growth, the CBI’s director general says. BBC News – Business

Government introduces new product safety office

The move comes after concerns over faulty appliances linked to several fires, including Grenfell. BBC News – Business

Fishermen’s app: ‘We can go direct to the consumer’

The app that’s allowing Africa’s fishermen to sell their catches directly to restaurants. BBC News – Business

Fighting for flexible working hours

Less than half of parents feel flexible working is an option in their workplace. BBC News – Business

How the zipper became a million dollar idea

The BBC’s Aaron Heslehurst explains how the zipper became a million dollar idea. BBC News – Business

Hyperloop: A visit to the test site of Virgin’s train of the future

Can a futuristic tube-based transport scheme that shoots pods through a vacuum become a reality? BBC News – Business