The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, insists he is innocent.
Germany's Bundesliga warns moving the 2022 World Cup to the Qatari winter could lead to legal challenges by European Leagues.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has said he welcomes the current debate about tax avoidance by multinationals, but rejected criticism of his company's conduct.
Two people with mental health problems win a legal challenge against the government tests for sickness benefit.
The UK economy is still a long way from "a strong and sustainable recovery", the International Monetary Fund warns.
Ireland, criticised for its tax regime and Apple's arrangements in the country, calls for cross-border international co-operation over tax.
Manchester City launches its new kit after signing a deal with US sportswear giant Nike reported to be worth £72m ($109m) over six years.
The Bank of England governor was outvoted once again this month, as the Bank's rate-setting committee decided against more stimulus measures.
A couple who own an electrical firm had a shock when they received a mobile phone bill for £163,000, then fought for months to have the debt cleared.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has said there needs to be transparency between countries so it is clear "how much tax is being paid and how much profit is being made" by multinational firms.
The community group seeking to save administration-hit Dunfermline target £500,000 to buy the club.
Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland have both expressed confidence in their capital positions following an assessment by regulators.
Design Up Asia is a hand-made jewellery business with a difference - its products are sold online but many of its staff are women who work from home.
The government borrowed slightly less than first thought in the 2012-13 financial year, the latest official figures suggest.
The UK tax authority's failure to hit a target of reducing tax credit fraud and error has "cost the taxpayer dear", a committee of MPs says.
Prem Sikka, Professor of Accountancy at Essex University, discusses how large companies could alter their tax arrangements.
UK retail sales in April were 1.3% lower than in March as bad weather continued to dent spending, official figures show.
As EU leaders gather to discuss tax evasion, non-member Switzerland is under increasing pressure to abandon its long tradition of banking secrecy.
The UK's largest building society, Nationwide, says its share of the mortgage market has reached a record high.
German software company SAP says it hopes to recruit hundreds of people with autism, saying they have a unique talent for information technology.