CA daily briefing: Friday 11 December
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison to give you today's latest news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
In the latest episode of the CA Agenda podcast, ICAS President Catherine Burnet CA joins Indy to discuss how ICAS has served Members during the pandemic, her passion for diversity in the profession and her predictions for 2021.
Today's top stories from around the web
- UK banks can weather pandemic, says Bank of England (BBC News)
- UK signs free-trade deals with Vietnam and Singapore (City AM)
- No-trade deal Brexit would be 'choppy' but UK will survive, minister says (Reuters)
- Black staff at Lloyds are paid 20% less than their peers, bank reveals (The Guardian)
- 70% of Test and Trace contracts were awarded without any competition (Sky News)
- Royal Mail delays blamed on 'exceptional' volumes of post (BBC News)
- Paris experiences modest Brexit influx as thousands of professionals relocate (City AM)
- Investor group makes net-zero carbon pledge to tackle climate crisis (The Guardian)
- Sanofi and GSK delay Covid vaccine as results fall short (Bloomberg)
- Airbnb and Uber face tax crackdown as Treasury seeks ways to bolster public finances (The Indpepndent)
That's all for today. Check back next week for your Monday briefing.