The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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"In" campaigners say full access to Europe's single market is vital for UK businesses, but critics dispute the benefits of EU membership to UK export growth.
B&Q-owner Kingfisher announces a push to increase annual pre-tax profits by £500m within five years and return £600m to shareholders.
The introduction of all-day breakfasts in the US helps McDonald's sales rise 5% in the fourth quarter.
Why HMRC has cut a tax deal with Google
UK charities have one "last chance" to bring an end to unscrupulous fundraising tactics or face statutory regulation, a report by MPs warns.
A report from the think tank Centre for Cities finds that Hull has the lowest average weekly wage in the UK, of £376.
UK factories have seen only limited signs of a recovery in exports amid "global uncertainty", the CBI says.
Taxpayers required to complete their tax return before a 31 January deadline will be given extra time if they were affected by floods that hit the UK.
Russia's economy contracted by 3.7% in 2015, according to preliminary figures published by the country's statistics service.
Do claims about Britain's broadband infrastructure, made by a Conservative MP, stack up?
Jamal Edwards, founder of the SBTV YouTube channel, offers the business advice he wishes he had had when he started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.
Four key Twitter executives are to leave the company as the social network continues its attempt to turn around its fortunes.