Siobhan Kennedy is the Business Editor, and her beat includes everything from industrial action and the long term impact of the recession to where growth is coming from in the economy.
Siobhan joined Channel 4 News in 2008, from The Times. As a newspaper reporter she worked as Politics and Business Correspondent, and before that the Mergers and Private Equity Correspondent. Before The Times, Siobhan worked for Reuters based in London and New York.
The Bank of England has warned that the outlook for Britain’s financial stability “remains challenging” in the wake of the Brexit vote – and the governor, Mark Carney, has told this programme that the election of Donald Trump as US President could accelerate the slowdown in global trade.
Business Editor Siobhan Kennedy reports from Smethwick in the West Midlands.
Business leaders are clamouring for certainty and a post-Brexit plan. Are they going to get it? Our Business Editor Siobhan Kennedy has been talking to some leading figures.
Theresa May got to speak to President-elect Donald Trump this afternoon. With markets still rising since his election, the economic signs are looking good. But can it last?
RBS has made a public apology and offered up to 400 million pounds in compensation over the way it treated many of its small business customers.
Sterling touched another new low today as investors continue to believe that a Hard Brexit is now inevitable and that it will bring pain for the British economy or British businesses.
They pack 1 in 4 apples you buy in Britain’s top supermarkets. But who are the people doing the work? Channel 4 News has been undercover at Britain’s largest growing, packing and storage operation.
Mark Carney is saying that in order to stop inflation overshooting the target, we might have to start raising rates more quickly or more steeply than yesterday’s report would imply.
At least one member of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee voted for an increase in interest rates in the August meeting, the minutes of the meeting reveal today.
You could argue that it’s us the taxpayer – the people who bailed out RBS in the first place – that should have been given first dibs to buy the shares.