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.
The pub industry reckons England fans will buy another seven million pints of beer this Sunday, providing a much needed boost to an industry that’s had a dreadful 15 months.
Britain faces a triple threat and “potentially catastrophic” risks from the pandemic, a soaring debt mountain and climate change, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility.
While the prime minister was welcoming Nissan’s investment in manufacturing, the chancellor was setting out what he called an “exciting future” for another key part of the economy. Rishi Sunak’s Mansion House speech was full of pr
It’s reported today that the UK and the EU could be on the brink of a deal over Covid vaccine passports, potentially giving the green light to holidays abroad.
The UK government has confirmed that a handful more countries have been added to the green list for travel and there are plans for fully vaccinated Brits too.
According to Boris Johnson, Britain’s vaccination drive offers “the hope of travel this summer”. But European countries aren’t exactly rushing to let Brits in.
The government has defended its decision to delay the final lifting of England’s lockdown, as new figures show more than 16,000 daily Covid cases were reported in the UK today.
The government borrowed another £24 billion in May, and while the deficit is falling, the sums involved are still eye watering.
The gradual lifting of Covid restrictions has seen some parts of the UK economy begin to bounce back, with unemployment falling for the fourth month in a row.
The anti-corruption watchdog has said ministers and senior civil servants could be banned from lobbying for up to five years after leaving office and face penalties if they break the rules.
There are some signs that the UK economy is clambering back from the depths of the pandemic recession, growing by 2.3 per cent in April as more shops and outdoor hospitality venues began opening up again.
Ever wondered if claims from businesses that they are going green are too good to be true? You’re not alone. A new expert body has been tasked by the government to tackle the problem of ‘greenwashing’ by setting out what constitutes a truly environmentally-sustainable investment.
As the Prime Minister urges global co-operation at the G7 summit, Boris Johnson faces condemnation from charities and some of his own MPs for breaking a manifesto commitment to spend 0.7% of national income on foreign aid.
Rishi Sunak has hailed what he called an “historic agreement” to reform the global tax system – creating a worldwide base rate of corporation tax of at least 15%.
The unemployment rate for Black people is more than twice the rate for the white population, and for young Black people it is even higher.