Helia Ebrahimi , Economics Correspondent

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.

  • 25 Oct 2018

    The drawn out death of the High Street has claimed another victim as Debenhams will cut as many as 5000 jobs and 50 stores to concentrate on its most profitable sites.

  • 24 Oct 2018

    Now, you might expect that opportunities for young people to get training and find jobs would be more in abundance around the towns and cities in the south of the UK. Well according to some new figures from the Learning and Work Institute – seen by Channel 4 News ahead of their release – it…

  • 11 Oct 2018

    For those who’ve taken a long career gap – to bring up their children or care for elderly relatives – could ‘returner schemes’ help women go back to senior positions?

  • 21 Sep 2018

    The taxi app Uber is reportedly in talks to buy the food delivery app Deliveroo, according to the financial news service Bloomberg.

  • 19 Sep 2018

    Theresa May has called for the end of what she said was the “stigma” of social housing. 

  • 17 Sep 2018

    Leaving the European Union without a Brexit deal could have “dire consequences” for the British economy, the International Monetary Fund has warned.

  • 16 Sep 2018

    Theresa May might be “irritated” by all the speculation over her leadership, but she insisted today she wanted the political debate to focus on the country’s future – rather than her own.

  • 15 Sep 2018

    They predicted the global financial meltdown a decade ago, now economists are warning another crash is on the way – putting the world’s economies at risk.

  • 14 Sep 2018

    Cynical, repellent, despicable – just some of the words used today by a judge to sum up a share fraud that cost investors millions of pounds.

  • 31 Aug 2018

    No deal but plenty of Brexit bonhomie. Europe’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier and the Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab emerged from six hours of talks in Brussels suggesting it could be possible to “find an agreement for an orderly withdrawal” in time.

  • 29 Aug 2018

    He promised an economic boom, so has President Trump got one? New figures show that US economic growth has just hit its best performance for almost four years. Mr Trump has promised 3% annual growth, along with a $1.2 trillion tax cut package. But according to experts, it might not be that easy, as borrowing levels shoot up and…

  • 27 Jul 2018

    Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has told this programme he’s prepared to scrap Labour’s plan for a hike in corporation tax, if there’s another way to raise the money. Most business leaders assume life under a Corbyn-led government will be high taxation and spending, alongside punitive limits on profits and executive pay. So can Mr McDonnell’s…

  • 20 Jul 2018

    The EU has urged all member states and stakeholders to prepare for the doomsday scenario that Britain crashes out of Europe without a Brexit deal. There are all sorts of warnings about what that could mean, from hundreds of thousands of job losses to plummeting investment and huge border delays. We look at what the…

  • 18 Jul 2018

    The tech giant Google has been fined a record £3.9 billion by the European Commission for breaching anti-trust rules. It follows an investigation into claims that it made smartphone manufactures pre-install Google’s search engine and Chrome browser on Android devices, exploiting its already dominant market share at the expense of smaller developers. Google has denied…

  • 17 Jul 2018

    Amid the on-going chaos of Brexit, the government received some grim projections today about the long-term health of the public finances. The Office for Budget Responsibility said the outlook for the national debt was “unsustainable” and a series of tax rises could be needed to bring it back under control.  Our Economics Correspondent Helia Ebrahimi…