• 5 Mar 2018

    Disturbing new allegations about Mohamed Al Fayed and how he abused his power against women who worked for him. Three more women claim they were all sexually assaulted by the Egyptian magnate. One woman tells the programme she was targeted when she was just 15-years-old.

  • 4 Mar 2018

    Councils across England will be stripped of their powers over planning decisions if they fail to build enough houses, the Government has warned. Theresa May – who will set out more details of the review tomorrow – said if local authorities didn’t have a plan for their area, the Government would intervene. Our business editor…

  • 3 Mar 2018

    The chaos brought by the snow and stormy conditions is still causing widespread disruption as transport services and other businesses struggle to recover. All the disruption is costing the British economy an estimated £900 million a day. Siobhan Kennedy reports.

  • 27 Feb 2018

    The US media giant Comcast, which owns NBC and Universal Pictures, has launched a £22 billion bid for Sky, which could frustrate Rupert Murdoch’s efforts to take over the company. He’s already been the subject of concerns from the competition regulator about the amount of influence he would have over Britain’s media. Comcast says the only…

  • 26 Feb 2018

    So what does Labour’s conversion to a post-Brexit customs union mean for the UK’s businesses? I’ve been speaking to the boss of one of Britain’s biggest paper, packaging and recycling firms worth £5bn, which runs factories here and on the continent.  

  • 22 Feb 2018

    The owner of British gas will cut 4,000 jobs following weak performances last year – placing some of the blame on the government’s plans for an energy price cap. British Gas lost 1.4 million accounts in 2017. Iain Conn, the Chief Excutive of Centrica earns £4.1 million a year – so will he be taking…

  • 13 Feb 2018

    The squeeze on the cost of living continues, as inflation sticks at 3 per cent for January, the same as it was in December.

  • 13 Feb 2018

    Britain’s big four accountancy firms have been accused of “feasting on the carcass” of the collapsed construction firm Carillion. MPs say that the firms collected tens of millions in fees from the company over the course of a decade. Now the accounting watchdog has told this programme it’s time to require auditors to sign off…

  • 12 Feb 2018

    The multinational giant Unilever has threatened to pull advertising from online platforms like Google and Facebook – saying the digital realm has become a “swamp” filled with fake news, racism, sexism and extremism. Chief marketing officer Keith Weed told a conference in California today that objectionable material and the lack of protection for children was…

  • 9 Feb 2018

    US stock markets are continuing to fall, ending a week which has seen the biggest global sell-off of shares for six years. And there have been losses across Europe’s stock exchanges too, including London, where the FTSE index of leading shares closed half a per cent lower. So when will the volatility calm down?

  • 6 Feb 2018

    The turmoil on the markets started with a sharp drop in the New York stock exchange, which has been fluctuating wildly so far today. Alan Valdes, senior partner at Silverbear Capital, explains what is happening.

  • 6 Feb 2018

    What goes up must come down, and there’s been another tumultuous day on markets around the world, with frantic trading following two days of heavy losses. On Wall Street, prices briefly rebounded before taking another tumble, while in London the FTSE ended the day almost 200 points lower. It’s all been fuelled by concern over…

  • 31 Jan 2018

    It supplies a raft of services for the public sector, has posted a profit warning, and today saw its share price fall by almost 50 per cent. But the chief executive told Channel 4 News the decisive action he’d taken today meant what happened to Carillion won’t happen to them. Unions have called on the…

  • 29 Jan 2018

    In the last hour the government has said it will review all personal independent payments, a decision that  comes after the Department for Work and Pensions decided not to challenge a court ruling that said changes to PIP were unfair to people with mental health conditions. Heidi Allen is a Conservative MP on the Work…

  • 29 Jan 2018

    MPs have accused Carillion’s bosses of failing in their obligations towards the firm’s pension fund. The company collapsed in January with huge debts and a black hole in the scheme, which, it’s emerged today, could be as much as a billion pounds.  So could the pension trustees and the regulator have done more?