Siobhan Kennedy , Business Editor

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.

  • 9 Nov 2018

    The economy has grown at its fastest rate since 2016, up 0.6 per cent in the three months to September. But Brexit uncertainty overshadowed the good news as business investment fell sharply. We have been speaking to the Chancellor Philip Hammond, who insisted there could be a Brexit deal by Christmas. But he warned the…

  • 7 Nov 2018

    He was the highest paid boss of a FTSE 100 company, but following a row over his £75 million bonus payment, the boss of one of the country’s largest housebuilding firms has been shown the door.

  • 6 Nov 2018

    As Andy mentioned, the Information Commissioner intends to fine the Leave dot EU campaign and Arron Banks’s Eldon Insurance one hundred and thirty five thousand pounds after they shared mailing lists without consent.

  • 5 Nov 2018

    He’s already being investigated by the National Crime Agency, the Information Commissioner and the Financial Conduct Authority. Now this programme has learnt police in Gibraltar are also part of the probe into businessman Arron Bank’s pro-Leave funding.

  • 23 Oct 2018

    Twenty-nine Nobel laureates, six of the world’s top mathematicians, and the biggest biomedical research lab in Europe are all warning about the potential Brexit brain drain and the damage that could cause to scientific research if there’s no deal. And this programme has learnt that the private healthcare provider BUPA is considering shifting a part of its operation…

  • 18 Oct 2018

    Both the US and British government have now pulled out of a high-profile conference due to be held in Saudi Arabia. Dozens of businesses have also bailed – not though, BAE Systems and three major accountancy firms who will be attending.   

  • 16 Oct 2018

    If you use Facebook, there is a good chance you were targeted in the EU referendum campaign by online ads making controversial claims, but not necessarily disclosing who was behind them.

  • 14 Oct 2018

    As the Prime Minister prepares for a crucial EU summit in Brussels on Wednesday her Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has dashed across the water to meet the EU’s Chief negotiator Michel Barnier.  But back here Mr Raab’s predecessor David Davis, has called for a mutiny against Theresa May’s plans for leaving.

  • 10 Oct 2018

    She owns an £11m house and a golf course, and spent over £16m at Harrods.

  • 9 Oct 2018

    The coroner who ruled in the case of a schoolgirl who died of an allergic reaction after eating a Pret a Manger baguette has today written a damning report into his findings.

  • 8 Oct 2018

    A report by the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change for the United Nations says we need to act without delay to prevent the destruction of coral reefs and stop sea levels rising by as much as ten centimetres.

  • 26 Sep 2018

    British Airways cabin crew have told an inquest into the death of a teenager who suffered an allergic reaction after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich that landing the plane took priority over fetching a defibrillator. Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who was 15, collapsed on a flight from London to Nice, and went into cardiac arrest. But the…

  • 19 Sep 2018

    Tesco has responded to competitors like Aldi and Lidl, who manage to sell things even cheaper, by launching its own discount stores under the brand name, Jack’s.

  • 12 Sep 2018

    Rotterdam in the Netherlands is the biggest port in Europe, and a significant amount of its shipping ends up on these shores. In the city the prospect of a no-deal Brexit is alarming a number of businesses.

  • 7 Sep 2018

    A Labour MP has told Channel 4 News she was “targeted” by activists for her support of Israel, after a vote of no confidence defeat among local members.