The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 11 hours 32 min ago
Premium Bonds will no longer be sold over the counter in Post Office branches from the end of July.
The UK's Green Investment Bank, which backs environmentally-friendly infrastructure projects, is to be part-privatised.
Toyota, Nissan and Mitsubishi expand a recall of cars initially issued in North America to the rest of the world to replace airbags made by Takata.
Advice provided by some fee-charging debt management firms is "unacceptably" poor, the City regulator has concluded.
Gatwick Airport says the busiest year in the airport's history proves its case for a second runway.
Supercar maker McLaren Automotive has reported a pre-tax profit of £15m for its financial year which ended on 31 December 2014, up from £4.5m the previous year.
Struggling US fast-food giant McDonald's says it will sell all of its 413 stores in Taiwan to a franchise operator as part of a turnaround plan.
One of Asia's largest pulp and paper producers announces that it has stopped clearing forests as part of its operations.
Asian shares head lower as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a meeting of European leaders as Greece continued its last-minute efforts to avoid a default.
Consumer regulators in New York says upmarket US grocery chain Whole Foods routinely overcharged customers by overstating weights.
Legislation key to US President Barack Obama's trade agenda has been approved by the US Senate, paving the way for a huge trade deal in Asia.
Why EU winemakers may not be raising a glass to Russia
The African airline getting help from Iron Maiden's frontman
A Google executive has been killed in an accident in Cannes, the search company confirms.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras criticises Greece's international creditors after they fail to accept his government's latest reform proposals.
The Nigerian central bank has imposed new foreign exchange controls to try to stem the flow of dollars out of the country
The retailer American Apparel details sexist and racist misconduct claims against former boss Dov Charney in a court filing.
The fashion for middle-aged men spending hundreds of pounds on cycling equipment has led to a boost for the insurance industry.
The threat of a UK national rail strike is averted after Network Rail agrees two-year pay deal with unions
The US economy contracted at an annual rate of 0.2% in the first quarter of the year after being hit by bad weather, spending cuts by energy firms and a strong dollar.