CA daily briefing: Friday 10 January 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you today's morning brief with news from ICAS and around the world.
Spotlight on ICAS
Marie Gardner CA, looks at a research report prepared for ICAS, the IAASB and the IAAER which considers the environmental and situational factors that influence the judgements and decisions of valuation specialists in a reporting and audit context.
Ann Buttery looks at some of the changes to the structure of the revised Code of Ethics and the new and revised sections to assist PAIBs.
Following the publication of Sir Donald Brydon’s final report on his Independent Review into the Quality and Effectiveness of Audit, James Barbour summarise the recommendation for introducing a UK version of Sarbox and his proposals on internal audit.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Boeing 737 Max: Worker said plane 'designed by clowns' (BBC News)
- Confidence rises in UK economy after election, but will it last? (Reuters)
- World leaders blame Iran for accidentally shooting down plane (City AM)
- BlackRock joins pressure group taking on biggest polluters (The Guardian)
- UK employers hire more permanent staff for first time in a year (The Guardian)
- Energy customers hit with backdated bills (BBC News)
- Dixons Carphone fined after hackers 'targeted 14 million customers' (Sky News)
- Liberty Steel and Hitachi Rail plan to cut up to 505 jobs in UK (The Guardian)
- Boost for retailers as Mark Carney hints at cutting interest rate after tough Christmas (The Independent)
- Superdry warns on profit after poor Christmas (Reuters)
- FRC criticises tick box mentality to Corporate Governance Code (Accountancy Daily)
That's all for today, check back next week for your Monday briefing.