The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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The average cost of a cremation at a public crematorium has risen by a third since 2010, the BBC can reveal.
The majority of UK households now expect an interest rate rise within 12 months, an influential survey says, while a Bank of England policymaker predicts they will go up "pretty soon".
Irn Bru maker AG Barr is to scrap its 30p buyback scheme for customers who return glass bottles.
Shares of Danish brewer Carlsberg drop, after the brewer cut its profit forecast, blaming 'challenging conditions' in Eastern Europe.
A fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet at Heathrow Airport in 2013 was probably caused by a short circuit, air accident investigators say.
Business groups say that a shortage of trained and qualified new starters in fields like engineering, construction and IT is so chronic it could threaten to derail our economic recovery.
Customer data stolen from Ashley Madison, a dating website for married people who wish to cheat on their spouse, has reportedly been published.
The majority of UK university graduates are working in non-graduates jobs with over-qualification at "saturation point", a new report claims.