CA daily briefing: Friday 21 August
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you the latest news and updates from ICAS and around the globe.
The latest from ICAS
Anne Adrain summarise the main points in the ICAS response to the proposed IIRC revisions to the Framework.
Today's top stories from around the web
- UK government debt hits £2tn for first time (BBC News)
- Consumer confidence low ahead of 'inevitable' post-furlough job losses (City AM)
- Record-breaking stocks take a breather, data weighs on dollar (Reuters)
- UK nightlife industry facing 'financial armageddon' (The Guardian)
- Qantas will not be running any flights beyond Australia until 2021 (The Independent)
- UK retail sales climb back to pre-pandemic levels (BBC News)
- Coronavirus: 6 million people fall behind on household bills due to COVID-19, study finds (Sky News)
- Retail veterans lining up £6.5bn rival private equity bids for Asda (The Guardian)
- Oil prices steady as producers talk up efforts to rein in supply (Reuters)
- Coronavirus: Just one in six back in the office in cities as Boris Johnson's 'return to work' plea ignored (Sky News)
That's all for today. Check back next week for your Monday briefing.