Companies will be forced to declare their true owners on a public register in a move to tackle corruption, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
Jaguar Land Rover is among a list of more than 100 winners of Queen's Awards for their success in international trade.
The head of the CBI defends its registration with the Electoral Commission as a backer of the "No" campaign in the Scottish independence referendum.
Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000lb (43,545kg) of its Oscar Mayer hot dogs in the US because they may have been sold in the wrong packaging.
Japan's trade deficit quadrupled last month compared to March 2013, as export growth slows and energy imports continue to rise.
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.
The government is urged to end restrictions that prevent many garden centres in England and Wales from opening on Easter Sunday.
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
The fashion house Giorgio Armani pays 270m euros (£222m; $374m) to the Italian authorities to settle a tax bill.
A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.
Barnes & Noble chairman trims his stake in the bookstore company to 20% by selling shares worth $64m.
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.
The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year.
Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.
Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.
China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.
Jobseekers in Derby will be given free bikes refurbished by prisoners in a bid to help them find work.
The "resilient" UK housing market recorded another increase in mortgage lending in March, according to a lenders' group.
A teachers' union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings.
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013.
The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the world's economy are to see stable growth.
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.
As a new type of cycle courier firm takes to the roads in Bangalore, the BBC's Sameer Hashmi looks at the challenges faced by Indian start-up companies.
Major change is a challenge for companies and their investors. How can chief executives shift a firm's course effectively?
A profile of Henry Engelhardt, the boss of insurance group Admiral, and why he wants his staff to have fun.
The Jockey Club, the organisation behind the UK's leading horseracing events, reports record profits for last year of £22m.
Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a new study.
Ukio Bankas creditors approve the sale of its shares in Hearts, who can now begin their move out of administration.