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.
Amid a flurry of mixed signals on the state of the British economy, new figures show it shrank last month at a much faster pace than expected. The Office for National Statistics said GDP fell by 0.5% in July – blaming the rainy weather and widespread strikes. But just a few days ago the ONS…
Will soaring wages and a stalling economy pose a problem for the UK?
12,000 people are facing redundancy after the collapse of talks to rescue the home bargains chain Wilko.
Bank of England interest rates went up for the fourteenth time in a row today, to 5.25 per cent, meaning more pain for mortgage holders across the country.
Labour wants banks to be compelled to follow a new set of rules – rather than just leaving it up to them.
Inflation has eased more than expected, falling to 7.9%.
Artificial intelligence could bring chaos and conflict, and companies developing it need to accept regulation to control it – that’s according to one of the leading entrepreneurs who’s pioneered the technology.
There’s no need for further interest rate rises to bring inflation back under control – that’s the verdict tonight of one of the nine people who set rates at the Bank of England.
The government says it is working behind the scenes to ensure that Thames Water customers won’t be impacted as rumours circulated today that the company, which is £14bn in debt, is on the verge of going bust.
“We’ve never been more competitive” – that was the message the big supermarkets tried to sell to MPs today.
If mortgage payers, renters and businesses were feeling the squeeze before today, well now the pips are coming out.
Inflation: the enemy which Rishi Sunak pledged to “face down” by the end of year – looks to be going nowhere fast, according to data released today, risking growth in the UK economy and sparking fears of recession
Asda’s chairman tells our Economics Correspondent Helia Ebrahimi that he believed the government’s plan to cap prices for basic foods is a political stunt – which could be illegal.
Inflation is down by a wafer. It was 8.7 per cent in April. But that’s not down as much as expected, stoking fears that the UK has a big problem with rising prices.
One way out of climate change is to switch away from greenhouse gases.