CA daily briefing: Friday 17 April
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you your Friday morning news and updates from ICAS and around the globe.
The latest from ICAS
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has issued educational material to support the consistent and robust application of the requirements of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 16, Leases, during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Charlotte Barbour considers some of the key issues in the paper ‘Raising standards in the tax advice market: call for evidence’, published by HMRC on 19 March 2020.
We’re launching a new weekly email for members and moving our daily news briefing – CA Today – to the ICAS PWA (progressive web app). Find out more here.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Coronavirus: Freeze on pawn, payday and car loan payments (BBC News)
- Coronavirus: UK pubs and restaurants suffer 60 per cent sales dive in March (City AM)
- EU helps protect weak firms from foreign takeovers (BBC News)
- Britain offers freeze on auto finance repayments in pandemic (Reuters)
- Coronavirus: Accessing pension pots now could damage your future, over-55s warned (Sky News)
- Foxtons: Estate agent cuts pay for high earners (BBC News)
- China's economy shrinks for first time in decades on coronavirus hit (City AM)
- European stock index futures jump on plans to re-open US economy (Reuters)
- Government throws England's fishermen a £10m lifeline (The Guardian)
- Coronavirus: New loans scheme launched for firms with turnovers above £45m (Sky News)
That's all for today. Check back next week for your Monday briefing.