Helia Ebrahimi is the Economics Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
Channel 4 News' Economics Correspondent Helia Ebrahimi reports on the big changes in the economy and the public finances - and how they'll influence the world you live in.
But 99% of the country will still be under strict coronavirus measures, banning households from mixing indoors.
Ministers had relied on a stockpile that proved inadequate when the crisis hit, and the system was overwhelmed by the scale of demand for these items.
Boris Johnson has insisted he’s “very proud” of the UK government’s effort to secure stocks of urgently needed personal protective equipment – after a damning report by the public spending watchdog. The National Audit Office found that firms recommended by MPs’, peers’ and ministers’ offices were given priority in the rush to buy up equipment…
This programme has seen exclusive evidence of the dramatic increase in the price of PPE being paid by the government when the pandemic crisis first hit in April and May.
The UK economy managed to rebound out of recession during the summer when many restrictions were eased.
The impact of the Covid crisis could mean we see the opposite of “levelling up” for those parts of the economy that have lagged behind for decades. That’s the warning from the chief economist of the Bank of England. Speaking exclusively to this programme, Andy Haldane said it was now an “absolute necessity” to tackle…
The government’s furlough scheme, designed in March to pay 80 per cent of the wages for some nine million workers for a month – and extended ever since – has been extended again.
Charities throughout the UK have been battered by the economic consequences of the pandemic and subsequent lockdown.
One in five young people who were put on furlough during the first lockdown are now out of work
We learned today about the startling level of borrowing that the British government is engaging in at the moment.
As unemployment rises in the UK, the IMF is warning about the hit to living standards worldwide.
Two thirds of people’s salaries will be paid and businesses will be able to get cash grants.
Today, the Prime Minister took part in a video call with the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen
The Chancellor says his new plan will help to save jobs. But will it really stave off mass unemployment?
There will be no budget this year. Instead, the Chancellor will focus on plans to protect millions of jobs in the sectors worst hit by the latest coronavirus restrictions.