CA daily briefing: Friday 22 November 2019
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here with your final daily briefing of the week with the latest news from ICAS and around the globe.
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As the Fraser of Allander Institute publishes its searching look ahead to Derek Mackay’s forthcoming Scottish Budget, Donald Drysdale finds uncertainties around every corner.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Conservatives to raise property purchase tax for non-UK residents (Reuters)
- Uber has just days left in London unless new license Is granted (Bloomberg)
- Government borrowing hits 5-year high amid election spending vows (The Guardian)
- UK workers remain indifferent to technology putting jobs at risk (Accountancy Age)
- WeWork axes 2,400 staff globally (BBC News)
- Chaos as almost a month of rail strikes to hit commuters and shoppers (Sky News)
- Saudi Arabian oil firm Aramco hires 25 banks to work on flotation (The Guardian)
- Nationwide profit plunges 33% (City AM)
- Thomas Cook's new owner creates 1,500 new jobs (BBC News)
That's all for this week. Check back next week for your Monday's briefing.