Air strikes in Yemen and nuclear talks with Iran are pulling the price of crude in different directions.
If you want a reliable supply chain, you might want to avoid Venezuela, Mauritania and the Kyrgyz Republic.
New chief exec Véronique Laury has unveiled a plan to turn things around.
You read that right - RBS investment bank chairman Rory Cullinan is leaving after sending his daughter Snapchats moaning about board meetings.
So Amazon isn't buying Natalie Massanet's baby then.
Whether any politicians will actually pay attention to the research is another question.
Boss 'Drastic' Dave Lewis to sell land set aside for new supermarkets, as Tesco goes on the defensive.
As the Queen dissolves Parliament, the election campaigns can really get going. But how are Labour and the Tories wooing business?
Emily Brooke's Laserlight now sells in 50 different countries.
Buffett's unhealthy tastes, Preston's unwholesome high street, office workers' sedentary habits.
Google is 'compensating' its new CFO Ruth Porat $70m over two years. And we thought Carolyn McCall was well paid...
The British Heart Foundation wants workers to, ahem, stand up to heart disease.
Cutting jobs, going ethical and slashing its bad debt pile are helping the battered bank recover, but there's clearly still a long way to go.
The boss of Britain's biggest housebuilder is going out on top.
A friendly chat between Sports Direct's chairman and a Commons select committee sheds some light on the inner workings of Mike Ashley's empire.
Preston is apparently the UK's 'unhealthiest' high street, but it all feels rather judgmental
The former Co-op boss has landed a deal with Idris Elba and taken back control of the brand's American operations.
But rising property prices mean Cameron and Clegg will soon be hit by any 'mansion tax'.
The telco has launched sim-only contract deals ahead of its planned buyout of EE.
The Lords have slammed the proposed £50bn rail link, saying the government has yet to make a convincing case for it - but the other options aren't much better.
After a string of disastrous profit warnings, the construction firm's annual results are in - and there's no succour for long suffering shareholders.
The deal is backed by Warren Buffett and the ketchup company's Brazilian private equity owner 3G. Heinz definitely means business.
Alex Stephany certainly knows his subject - the rapidly expanding global market for idle assets - but there's more to it than his book allows, says Benita Matofska
Sometimes entrepreneurs need to compromise on their vision in order to build a successful business.
Take time away from working in your business to work on it, says Jo Haigh.
Dan Gandesha, CEO and founder of Property Partner, has had a busy month.
Microsoft battling Google with Spartan, Gates and Bloomberg fighting Big Baccy, activist investors warring with capital letters.
Your company needs to evolve as it takes on more staff and clients.
Laurence Harris has built his family farm into a multi-million pound business.
The scrapbook site has raised more than $1.1bn from investors.
The BMW-backed parking app attracted so much interest it had to turn money away.
It's Sir James Dyson's first ever external investment.
My sales director has only been in the job two weeks - but my instinct is telling me to fire him already. Am i right?
I was only trying to cheer up an overworked member of our events team, but pay rises aren't due until the end of the year.
My female business partner overlooks women's ideas and gives them menial jobs. How can I stop her being sexist?
Know your market, put a good pitch together and treat your potential investor like a human being.
Warren Buffett's annual letter is gospel to investors - but beneath the numbers it's also a master class in management communication.
Many people fear both giving and getting feedback - so they don't make the most of their own and others' careers.
Fake smiles, break promises and pretend to care about feedback if you want to get ahead at work.
Management has become a byword for incompetence in many organisations. That needs to change.
Where do employers stand legally with obese staff?
My boss is on long-term sick leave. How do I bring up the pay rise he promised me with his replacement?
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