21 April 2014 Last updated at 11:02

Hidden company owners to be revealedA pile of banknotes and £1 coins

Companies will be forced to declare their true owners on a public register in a move to tackle corruption, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.


Horrible Histories picture of Queen Elizabeth IBusinesses celebrate Queen's Awards

Jaguar Land Rover is among a list of more than 100 winners of Queen's Awards for their success in international trade.

Kraft logoKraft recalls 96,000lb of hot dogs

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.

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