CA daily briefing: Friday 12 February
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here to give you today's latest news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
James Barbour highlights the ICAS response to the FRC consultation on its proposed revised ISA (UK) 240 on the auditor's responsibilities relating to fraud.
Today's top stories from around the web
- UK economy suffered record annual slump in 2020 (BBC News)
- Lastminute.com threatened with legal action over unpaid package holiday refunds (City AM)
- Britain, EU stress commitment to solve N.Ireland border row (Reuters)
- Stock trading frenzy has US volumes near peak panic levels (Bloomberg)
- Goldman Sachs reopens Marcus online accounts for UK savers (The Guardian)
- Bumble floats on stock market valued at $8.2bn (The Independent)
- Shell sets new goals to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 (Sky News)
- UK economy poised like a coiled spring, says Bank economist (BBC News)
- EU financial services chief warns of long road ahead for UK-EU equivalence deal (City AM)
- Ikea to expand consumer banking services after deal with Ikano Bank (The Guardian)
That's all for today. Check back next week for your Monday briefing.