CA daily briefing: Friday 17 January 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here with your last briefing of the week.
Latest from ICAS
A report published today offers a new approach for businesses on how to improve their corporate reporting on some of the biggest global challenges such as poverty, inequality and climate change. Professor Carol Adams CA takes us through the publication's key messages in her latest article.
As ICAS responds to an inquiry launched by the Welsh Assembly, Donald Drysdale asks what Wales can learn from the implementation of devolved income tax in Scotland. The views expressed are his own and not necessarily those of ICAS.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Flybe boss says government loan is not a bailout (BBC News)
- Sadiq Khan warns against Westminster 'anti-London agenda' (City AM)
- Which company just hit $1tn? (Reuters)
- Europe scrambles to fight off threat of US tariffs on France (Bloomberg)
- UK green economy has shrunk since 2014 (The Guardian)
- Micro businesses spend 15 hours a week on financial admin (Accountancy Age)
- Microsoft makes 'carbon negative' pledge (BBC News)
- Value of UK deals almost doubled in ‘spectacular’ end to 2019 (The Guardian)
- EU's funding for UK's poorest areas 'must be matched after Brexit' (Bloomberg)
That's all for today, check back next week for your Monday briefing.