• 16 May 2012

    The public spending watchdog criticises a government department for its handling of private companies whose fraudulent practices cost the taxpayer hundreds of thousands of pounds, writes Jackie Long.

  • 16 May 2012

    Unemployment falls by 45,000 to 2.63 million as a result of a rise in part-time workers. But the Bank of England cuts its growth forecast as the governor warns the eurozone is “tearing itself apart”.

  • 13 May 2012

    A new Trunki will roll off the UK production line every 45 seconds by the end of May now that the iconic ride-on suitcase maker has moved manufacturing from China to Britain.

  • 11 May 2012

    The coalition’s flagship regional growth fund is spending up to £200,000 to create just one job, according to a new report by auditors.

  • 9 May 2012

    Jobs Report: the government says the laws in the Queen’s speech can make this one of the world’s most-business-friendly countries. But the response from Channel 4 News’ job ambassadors is lukewarm.

  • 8 May 2012

    Impossible Greek algebra

    Right now the algebra in Greece seems to make any sort of government impossible. That means even more elections, writes Faisal Islam from Athens.

  • 3 May 2012

    Channel 4 News speaks to the contract cleaners at the Department for Work and Pensions who demanded a pay rise from the politician at the top, saying they can’t live on the minimum wage in London.

  • 30 Apr 2012

    The Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks are to cut more than 1,400 jobs in the UK by 2015 because of the “deterioration in the economic and operating conditions”.

  • 27 Apr 2012

    The UK’s IT sector is a growth industry, already employing one in 20 UK workers. IT employers say they face a skills shortage, but is this youthful industry being its own worst enemy?

  • 19 Apr 2012

    Which generation has been hit hardest by the government’s austerity measures? It is the question that has been at the top of the political agenda since the budget sparked accusations that the government was raiding pensioner’s pockets with a new Granny Tax. FactCheck investigates.

  • 19 Apr 2012

    The Channel 4 News FactCheck team looks at how three generations have fared financially – from the baby boomers to today’s school leavers.

  • 19 Apr 2012

    Nearly a third of new mothers go into debt due to taking maternity leave, while one in 10 cuts short their time off to ease financial pressures, a survey suggests.

  • 18 Apr 2012

    Unemployment down, but snakes not ladders on jobs prospects

    Today’s figures show an unexpected welcome fall in unemployment, youth unemployment, and a small rise in the claimant count – over the next few months C4 News will continue telling the story of jobs in Britain with a series of reports for the Channel 4 Jobs Report (#c4jobs).

  • 18 Apr 2012

    Mark Goldstone from Leeds Chamber of Commerce tells Channel 4 News why the city is at risk of a ‘skills drain’ to London if businesses don’t create new jobs.

  • 18 Apr 2012

    As unemployment falls for the first time in a year, Channel 4 News looks at whether the bad times may be coming to an end.