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Siobhan Kennedy

Business Editor
Siobhan Kennedy is the Business Editor, and her beat includes everything from industrial action and the long term impact of the recession to where growth is coming from in the economy.
Siobhan Kennedy is the Business Editor, and her beat includes everything from industrial action and the long term impact of the recession to where growth is coming from in the economy.

Siobhan joined Channel 4 News in 2008, from The Times. As a newspaper reporter she worked as Politics and Business Correspondent, and before that the Mergers and Private Equity Correspondent. Before The Times, Siobhan worked for Reuters based in London and New York.

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post 19 January 2015
British Gas announces five per cent price cut

British Gas has announced a five per cent cut in gas prices which will come into effect at the end of February, although it fails to match the scale of the drop in the wholesale price of gas in recent

video 15 January 2015 Business, Scotland

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Ministers urged to back crisis hit oil industry - video

An urgent commission is being set up to consider the impact of plunging global oil prices on the North Sea, as energy giant BP reacted to the drop by axing hundreds of jobs.

article 12 January 2015 UK
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Will pay keep up with rise in graduate jobs? - video

A new recruitment study suggests that the number of graduate jobs with major employers is set to reach a 10 year high, but will pay be able to keep up? Business Correspondent Siobhan Kennedy reports.

post 06 January 2015
Oil prices reach five-year low

As oil prices reach a five-year low, supermarkets order another 2p a litre cut in the price of petrol at the forecourts.

post 16 December 2014
This is 2014. Equal pay for women isn't 'anti-business'

Why, 46 years on from a famous equal pay protest by women at Ford in Daghenham, do women in the UK still earn 81p for every male £1?

post 12 November 2014
UK banks to pay massive fines for rigging foreign exchange market

First it was Libor. Now Britain's biggest banks are poised to disclose massive fines for their role in the manipulation of the global foreign exchange market, or Forex.

post 27 February 2014
RBS boss outlines plans after bank posts £8.2bn loss

Ross McEwan missed an opportunity to do something bold on Thursday. For starters, here's a good way to restore trust in Britain's most mistrusted bank.

article 11 February 2014 UK
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Whistleblower: how RBS 'deliberately destroyed' firms

Exclusive: a whistleblower from RBS's shadowy GRG unit claims that staff destroyed businesses "that didn't need destroying" in an attempt to help save the bank during the credit crisis.

video 11 February 2014 UK

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Shadowy unit inside state-owned RBS bank - video

Exclusive: for the first time, a whistleblower tells Channel 4 News that RBS's GRG unit asset-strips businesses and charges fees to push firms to the brink. For more, watch at seven.

post 21 January 2014
Third mobile company demands answers over Dishfire

As another telecoms company asks whether the data mining programme Dishfire has been harvesting information from its customers, questions over the role of British agents begin to mount.

post 09 January 2014
Bad advice in a bad situation: the young mum evicted despite paying her rent

25-year-old Gemma Jupe has two children, one just weeks old. But she's being evicted despite paying her rent on time because she's on housing benefit.

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10 December 2013
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06 December 2013
06 December 2013
post 04 December 2013
Rates increase to be capped, but is it too little too late?

George Osborne is poised to offer a cap on the increase in business rates. But after months and months of stagnation, is it really going to be enough?

article 22 November 2013 UK
Paul Flowers, former chairman of Co-operative Bank (picture: Getty)
Treasury Co-op probe as Flowers arrested over drugs

An investigation into the scandal at Co-operative Bank will delve into the appointment of Paul Flowers as chairman, and look at the role of the government and regulators.

post 22 November 2013
Ed Balls - the proud Co-operator

It's taken three days of torrid headlines, but today Labour has finally come out fighting about its association with the crystal Methodist and former Co-op banker Paul Flowers.