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.
At least 5,000 jobs in the north of England are at risk after British Steel was put into compulsory liquidation.
The Chinese mobile phone giant Huawei says it’s the victim of a trade war between America and China after Google said it would no longer supply the company with its Android software.
China has hit back against the US as the trade war between the world’s largest economies escalates.
Was it all down to Brexit stockpiling or a sign that the economy is robust, with new figures showing the highest quarterly boost in manufacturing since the 80s.
Thousands of drivers for cab hailing apps including Uber went on strike today in protest at what they claim are declining wages and poor employment terms.
They may not yet agree on a Brexit deal, but Theresa May has concurred with Jeremy Corbyn that the failure to deliver Brexit lies behind their English local election losses.
Chris Grayling has scrapped ferry contracts at cost of £45m.
First Southern Cross, then Allied Healthcare, now another major care home operator has gone into administration.
Boeing’s chief executive has faced a grilling at his first press conference since two fatal crashes of its 737 Max jet left 346 people dead.
Boeing has announced that the fall-out from the crash of two of its 737 Max 8 planes has cost the company at least one billion dollars.
Back to Westminster now – and business leaders have expressed some relief that there will be no Brexit ‘cliff edge’ tomorrow – saying an imminent economic crisis has been averted – but they’re certainly not celebrating yet.
While Brexit may be paralysing the political process, it’s had an unexpected effect on the economy in the past month.
Angela Merkel has promised to stand with Ireland every step of the way, vowing to do everything she can to prevent a No-Deal Brexit. Speaking after a meeting in Dublin with the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, she said she still hoped for an orderly Brexit. Our business editor Siobhan Kennedy has spent the day…
Britain’s top civil servant has warned that a no-deal Brexit would be “catastrophic” for British business.
New research shows British manufacturers are engaging in record levels of stockpiling to protect against the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.