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Scottish engineers report pick-up in business
Business has picked up for Scotland's engineering firms for the first time in two years, according to an industry survey. Scottish Engineering's quarterly review suggested an improvement in orders…


Gillian Anderson: 'Slavery a $150bn business'
…Gillian Anderson has spoken at the Trust Women Conference anti-slavery event hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The actor stars in Sold, a film based on the true story of a survivor who was…


Business Live: Oil cut details released
…Opec announces details of output cut deal pushing oil prices higher. Brent and US crude prices soar more than 9%. Dow Jones and S&P 500 hit intraday highs, before falling back. FTSE closes at 6,783.79…


Business Live: Pound above $1.26 as FTSE loses ground
…US unemployment falls to nine-year low of 4.6%. Mining shares hold FTSE 100 back. Rail fares to rise 2.3%. Berkeley reservations fall 20% on Brexit. Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk…


New Cardiff Parkway station planned for business park
…built south of St Mellons Business Park. The business park would focus on science and technology and would have a 1,600-space car park and a bus station. Initially trains would run to Cardiff and…


Business Live: Oil price slips further
…Brent crude down 3.7% at $46.48 a barrel. FTSE 100 closes down 0.40% at 6,772.00. Government will not force firms to put workers on boards. BT forced to 'legally separate' Openreach division. Concerns…


Trump says he will 'leave business' to focus on presidency
business in a series of four tweets released over 20 minutes. As Mr Trump noted there is no legal requirement to liquidate assets but past US presidents have set aside their business dealings. Mr…


Tata Steel announces buyer for specialist business
…Tata Steel has announced its preferred bidder for the £100m sale of its Speciality Steels division based in South Yorkshire. The firm said it had signed a Letter of Intent to enter into exclusive…


Business park set to create 3,000 jobs in Goole
…Plans for a business park which could create about 3,000 new jobs in East Yorkshire have been given the go-ahead. Capitol Park in Goole will house industrial and warehouse units, retail and leisure…