CA daily briefing: Friday 10 April
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you the latest news and updates from ICAS and around the globe.
The latest from ICAS
Catch up on the live ICAS Election webinar special with Deputy Presidential candidate Bruce Pritchard CA, who addresses the issues facing members and answers your questions on what he intends to bring to the role if elected.
Companies House has issued a number of updates to help keep you informed of changes to its services and to help you understand the impact to you and your clients.
Justine Riccomini clarifies the position where employees have been asked to work from home and what the tax consequences are of the payment of allowances and purchase of necessary equipment.
Publication deadlines are extended for 2019/20 audited accounts for local public authorities, except health service bodies, in England and Wales.
With the current change in of circumstances for many of us, and with more people working from home, it is important to consider how you take care of yourself and your wellbeing. This article highlights useful websites where you can find advice and guidance on different areas of your wellbeing and how to stay safe during coronavirus.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Coronavirus pandemic: EU agrees €500bn rescue package (BBC News)
- Opec closes in on record deal with Russia to cut oil production by 20m barrels a day (City AM)
- Japan's battle with pandemic may mark end of Abe's fiscal experiment (Reuters)
- Coronavirus: Government expands its overdraft in preparation for economic fallout (Sky News)
- Coronavirus: Western economies slow to react to crisis, says leading economist (BBC News)
- Scottish fishermen turn to food banks as COVID-19 devastates industry (The Guardian)
- Former business secretary Greg Clark leads calls for overhaul of coronavirus loan scheme (City AM)
- Clothing makers in Asia give stark coronavirus warning (BBC News)
- Renault chairman: Could seek 4-5 billion euros worth of bank loans (Reuters)
That's all for today. Check back next week for your Monday briefing.