Paul McNamara is the Business and Global Trade Correspondent for Channel 4 News, reporting on the UK’s changing relationship with the world.
Paul joined the Channel 4 News Investigations Team in 2015 and reported on the biggest stories in the UK. He has covered three General Elections for the programme, the last as Political Correspondent.
Prior to Channel 4 News Paul was the co-founder of a production company and news agency providing investigations for Channel 4 Dispatches, BBC Panorama, and every newspaper on Fleet Street.
His career started at The Bedford Times and Citizen, before joining national newspapers to cover defence and the war in Afghanistan extensively.
The prime minister has warned that a no-deal Brexit is now “very, very likely”.
New checks on goods travelling between Britain and Northern Ireland will be paused to ensure food supplies aren’t disrupted if there’s a no-deal Brexit.
For businesses, it’s all a waiting game. Meanwhile, the uncertainty continues.
The end of the Brexit transition period inches ever nearer, and with the passing of each day the negotiations over a trade deal get closer and closer to success or failure.
Debenhams is set to close all its 124 stores, putting the jobs of 12,000 employees at risk.
Topshop, Miss Selfridge, Dorothy Perkins and Burton could all soon vanish, as Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire teeters on the edge of administration.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier is heading to London this weekend to carry on with the trade talks, although Boris Johnson warned that “substantial and important differences” remained.
We took a closer look at the chilly economic figures put out by the spending watchdog
For those fond of travelling abroad there may be light at the end of the tunnel – but it comes at a price.
If it wasn’t already a struggle to get onto the housing ladder, things just got that much harder for people on furlough.
Union leaders say that will lead to widespread anger and they have warned that industrial action can’t be ruled out.
Nowhere is the progress of the Internal Market Bill and the Brexit negotiations being followed more closely than in Northern Ireland. Hopes are high that the prospect of a Joe Biden presidency will promote the interests of peace and frictionless trade in Northern Ireland.
Businesses in England, which have already been struggling to keep going, now face the prospect of shutting their doors altogether for a month at least. We have spent the day in Brighton, where shoppers, drinkers and fitness fanatics have been saying goodbye with a bang.
The second lockdown will be “incredibly painful” for British business, the head of the CBI has told this programme.
How will the prospect of a second national lockdown be received amongst the political parties?