South Africa's gold mining industry has suffered a number of setbacks in recent years. Repeated union strikes have resulted in bloody clashes between workers and police. Economic pressure has increased after a recent fall in the price of gold.
By Nigel Knowles - 05 March 11:46
Trust in banks and businesses has was severely hampered by the financial crisis - and has yet to recover. The mistrust cuts both ways. How can we expect a recovery without support for business from politicians and the public?
By Carl Sjostrom - 04 March 11:12
A recent 12-country study of 393 companies found that women are still largely outnumbered in the non-executive director community, but found that the gender mix is improving.
By Mark Nayler - 03 March 13:10
Tooth, a 73-year-old veteran of divorce law, accused his former protégée Vardag of trying to pinch celebrity clients from him, and set about him in astonishing fashion.
By Elizabeth Stephens - 26 February 10:55
In recent days Ukrainian bonds suffered the worst selloff on record and the stock index fell 2.8 per cent
By James Petter - 24 February 10:39
Whether through regulation, market consolidation or new technology, businesses are being forced into rapid change, in order to keep or grow their market position.
By Heidi Vella - 18 February 10:33
By Stewart Cowley - 14 February 11:32
Britain's muted but certain recovery is bad news for Alex Salmond. David Cameron seems to have learned from the Scottish First Minister, appealing to the heart, not the head.
By Keith Tilley - 14 February 11:03
The weather has always been a topic of concern for us Brits, yet we seem powerless when it comes to preparing for it.
By Giulia Cambieri - 12 February 14:14
Much needs to be done, especially when it comes to access to credit.
By Jonathon Porritt - 12 February 10:43
Any take on sustainability that doesn’t have health and social care close to its heart probably isn’t worth taking seriously.
By Nick Beecroft - 11 February 13:17
The Federal Open Market Committee is keen to hold fund rates in spite of falling unemployment. It's the first act of a newer, stricter committee.
By Dom Boyle - 10 February 16:46
Nobody doubted a return to growth under austerity was possible - but all the evidence suggests it has been hampered by George Osborne's radically anti-stimulus position.
By Heidi Vella - 10 February 12:36
Why is Ed Davey investigating British Gas’s profit margins?
By Tony McAleavy - 07 February 17:42
There is a thriving social media community of teachers interested in the exchange of ideas about classroom effectiveness.
By Elizabeth Stephens - 07 February 15:50
If the political instability is not reined in soon enough, the currency will spiral out of control.
By Alexander Jan - 07 February 15:01
Greater fiscal freedom would allow the mayor to champion properly the interests of hard-pressed commuters and be held accountable for delivery.
By Heidi Vella - 07 February 12:51
How much is the Bombardier-Crossrail contract worth?
By Stewart Cowley - 05 February 11:08
Ed Balls's 50p tax is nothing but theatrical politics - pay close attention to the Lifetime Allowance, the cap on pension funds, which has already been lowered and most likely will be again.
By Nigel Knowles - 04 February 16:47
There are many systemic problems in the sector - too many lawyers, too many firms - and the financial upheaval of the past 5 years has done little to slow things down.
By Rupert Staines - 04 February 15:28
Mobile advertising has up to now relied upon massive campaigns with poor results. There is a belief you cannot intelligently advertise on mobile, but now more than ever, this is simply untrue.
By Heidi Vella - 04 February 13:01
Will it affect the groups’ profits?
By Heidi Vella - 31 January 13:42
How long have real wages been dropping?
By Heidi Vella - 27 January 13:24
Which rules and regulations does Cameron intend to amend or scrap?
By Sally Uren - 27 January 13:10
One reason why Davos won’t deliver all our dreams is that there isn’t an honest enough conversation about winners and losers. Here are three of the best, and three of the worst types of people at the World Economic Forum.
By Oliver Williams - 24 January 17:32
Economist Jim O'Neil has grouped Mexico, India, Nigeria and Turkey together as the economies most likely to explode over the next decade. But there are lessons to be learned from the BRICs - a rising tide does not lift all boats.
By Vincent F Hendricks - 22 January 16:47
It seems that incorrect information, rumours, hoaxes and hearsays will inevitably bamboozle financial markets from time to time. The consequences appear frightening but some argue this sort of noise is actually necessary for trading.
By Stewart Cowley - 21 January 15:16
The emotive, victory-clutching style of the Yes campaign is at risk of floundering before the cool, hard realities presented by the UK Treasury.
By Heidi Vella - 20 January 15:46
How much is it said to be worth?
By Ruby Lott-Lavigna - 17 January 17:41
The Scandinavian giant has kept itself afloat amid economic turbulence with a steady flow of natural resources - but is this nature-loving nation prepared to promote growth at all costs?
By Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff - 16 January 16:59
Today 27 per cent of journeys in Holland are made by bike - while in Britain the figure is as low as 2 per cent. But cycling could help us achieve our 2050 carbon targets, and take the strain off the NHS.