The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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The owners of Travelodge are reportedly preparing a £1bn sale or stock market float of the hotel chain.
The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from a traditional taverna in Greece on the likely impact of VAT rising from 13% to 23%.
Does the popularity of English Premier League in Asia mean local leagues have little chance of flourishing?
Despite an expected growth in demand, India's domestic steel manufacturers are concerned about overseas competition.
Asian markets started the week largely unchanged on Monday with thin volumes, while Tokyo was closed for a public holiday.
Greek banks are set to reopen on Monday morning after three weeks of closures sparked by the deadlock over the country's debt.
With Greek banks due to reopen with tight controls, millions out of work, and over a third of people at risk of poverty, the BBC's Mark Lobel looks at the scale of hardship in the country.
Ikea will become the first national retailer in the UK to pay its staff above the government's new National Living Wage from next year.
The director and producer talk about bringing Pixar's latest film to the big screen
The Mitsubishi corporation of Japan makes a landmark apology for using US prisoners of war as forced labour during World War Two.
How Che Guevara's road trip inspired a young entrepreneur
Indonesian entrepreneur Aldi Haryopratomo looks back on his life so far, and how a motorcycle trip inspired his business, Ruma.
Germany's Angela Merkel says she is prepared to consider further debt concessions to Greece once its economic reforms are worked out.