Five things CAs need to know this week: 10 April 2017
A look ahead to some of the things happening in business, accountancy and politics this week.
1. British Accounting & Finance Association conference to take place in Edinburgh
The 2017 Annual Conference of the British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA) will be held 10-12 April at Herriot Watt University in Edinburgh.
BAFA is dedicated to innovating new research and teaching standards and promotes the development of accounting and finance as an academic discipline.
This year's conference will include doctoral masterclasses for the first time.
2. ONS will release unemployment and house price figures
3. Markets closed for Good Friday
The London Stock Exchange is among several international markets that will be closed for Good Friday (14 April) and Easter Monday (17 April).
While both dates are observed as non-trading days and non-settlement days for Euroclear UK & Ireland, OTC Trade Reporting in European Quoting Services and European Trading Services will be available on the Monday.
Markets will re-open on Tuesday 18 April.
4. Results due from Tesco, JD Sports, WH Smith, Hays
- Monday: Interim due from Empiric Student Property. Finals due from Highland Gold Mining.
- Tuesday: Interim due from Egdon Resources. Finals due from JD Sports Fashion and Vedanta Resources.
- Wednesday: Interims due from Carrs Group, PageGroup Plc and WH Smith. Finals due from Tesco.
- Thursday: Interim due from Hays Plc. Finals due from Avocet Mining.
- Friday: Markets closed 14 April.
5. And in case you missed it...
The 2017 search for this year's ICAS One Young CA and the top 35 CAs under 35 launched on Monday 3 April. Nominations are open until Friday 12 May.
CA Tax, a new digital magazine developed for the ICAS Tax Community, went live on Thursday 6 April. From changes to salary sacrifice, the latest on making tax digital and insight into where a career in tax can take you, the first edition contains an array of helpful articles.