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.
Hugging is coming back – in England at least, as Boris Johnson confirmed the next step in unlocking the country from the coronavirus restrictions, with the UK’s alert level lowered to three.
The UK is expected to enjoy its strongest economic growth for more than 70 years, as the country begins opening up again after the Covid restrictions.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been told by a judge that he must release more information about the way Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) contracts were awarded during the pandemic.
The Treasury’s most senior civil servant has told MPs that he received text messages and a phone call from David Cameron on behalf of the failed financial firm Greensill Capital.
The collapse of Greensill Capital has directed attention to the British Business Bank, the arm of government which pushed out loans to UK companies hit by the pandemic.
Six investigations are now being launched into the Greensill scandal.
A senior civil servant advised the scandal-hit finance firm Greensill Capital while he was still working in Whitehall, it’s emerged today.
The government has ordered an independent inquiry into the lobbying work by former Prime Minister David Cameron on behalf of the finance firm Greensill Capital, which has now gone into administration.
The Health Secretary Matt Hancock had a “private drink” with the former Prime Minister David Cameron and the financier Lex Greensill in 2019 to discuss a payment scheme which was later rolled out in the NHS, it’s been revealed. It’s added to the growing questions surrounding Mr Cameron’s role in lobbying for the company, which…
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has published two text messages he sent to the former Prime Minister David Cameron – amid a lobbying row.
The owner of the UK’s third-largest steel producer, Liberty Steel, has said he owes many billions of pounds to embattled finance company Greensill Capital.
One of the most immediate issues facing MPs in ‘Red Wall’ constituencies is the future of the steel industry, amid fears that thousands of jobs could be lost if Liberty Steel goes under.
The business secretary will hold emergency talks with unions this evening after a £170 million request from Sanjeev Gupta was turned down over the weekend to bail out Liberty Steel.
Pressure is growing on David Cameron to explain his advisory work for the collapsed financial services firm Greensill. Labour today said an investigation was needed into the former prime minister’s lobbying role.
We have some new information about what he’s been up to.