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Bogus companies scam: 'We never knew our home was on the list'

Thousands of UK home addresses have been used by crime gangs to register bogus firms, the BBC finds.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 9:49 pm(NZT)

Energy bills could go up before October price cap rise

The energy regulator says it's "possible" customers' direct debit payments will rise before October.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 9:02 pm(NZT)

Disney overtakes Netflix in battle for subscribers

The media giant is gaining subscribers as it details plans to launch an ad-supported service in December.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 6:53 pm(NZT)

The Russian billionaire daring to speak out about Putin

Boris Mints calls Putin's invasion of Ukraine "vile", adding the war is a result of his "madness".

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 6:45 pm(NZT)

Meta's chatbot says the company 'exploits people'

The new prototype doesn't think much of the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, either.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 12:50 pm(NZT)

Ryanair boss O'Leary says the era of €10 flights is over

Flights will be more expensive because war in Ukraine has pushed up oil prices, Michael O'Leary tells the BBC.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 11:02 am(NZT)

US inflation eases in July as petrol prices drop

US consumer prices rose at annual rate of 8.5% in July, more slowly than June as petrol prices fell

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 4:26 am(NZT)

Ministers to meet energy giants over cost of living

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi says he is also preparing options for the incoming prime minister.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 4:15 am(NZT)

Heatwave: When is it too hot to work?

With much of the UK enduring another period of hot weather, some workers will face very high temperatures.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 3:46 am(NZT)

Energy bills forecast to hit over £4,200 a year

The average household could pay £355 a month, up from £164 currently, consultancy Cornwall Insight warns.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 2:08 am(NZT)

'I'm borrowing £5,000 to pay my energy bills'

Many people are getting desperate as spiralling energy bills start to bite.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 2:00 am(NZT)

Supermarkets not passing on lower fuel price - RAC

The margin between the price of fuel at the pump and what retailers buy it for is at its widest since 2013.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 1:45 am(NZT)

Martin Lewis: Energy bill crisis is on scale of pandemic

Government support needs to double to make up for the huge expected rise in bills, the consumer expert says.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 1:17 am(NZT)

Domino's: fast food giant pulls out of Italy, the home of pizza

The fast food giant's pandemic-related exit from Italy was celebrated by some social media users.

Source: BBC News - Business | 11 Aug 2022 | 12:04 am(NZT)

Elon Musk sells $6.9bn of Tesla shares as Twitter lawsuit looms

The world's richest man says he needs the money in case he is forced to buy Twitter for $44bn.

Source: BBC News - Business | 10 Aug 2022 | 4:35 pm(NZT)

China property crisis: Why homeowners stopped paying their mortgages

The country's property sector is struggling with a cash crunch, forcing buyers to take extreme steps.

Source: BBC News - Business | 10 Aug 2022 | 11:23 am(NZT)

Mining boss: 'One person doesn't have all the answers'

Mpumi Zikalala, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, shares an insight for our CEO Secrets series.

Source: BBC News - Business | 10 Aug 2022 | 11:10 am(NZT)

Royal Mail staff to stage four-day strike action

If 115,000 staff strike, it could be the biggest ever action by the Communication Workers Union.

Source: BBC News - Business | 10 Aug 2022 | 8:32 am(NZT)

US invests $280bn in high tech to compete with China

US President Joe Biden said the new funding for tech would keep the US competitive.

Source: BBC News - Business | 10 Aug 2022 | 4:34 am(NZT)

Energy bills: What do I do if I can't pay?

If you're struggling to afford your gas and electricity bills, you do have options.

Source: BBC News - Business | 10 Aug 2022 | 2:56 am(NZT)











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