CA daily briefing: Friday 23 October
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you today's latest news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
During October ICAS is celebrating Black History Month in the UK and acknowledging the accomplishments of black CAs and their contributions to the worlds of accountancy, business, finance, and society. You can now catch up on our latest ICAS Insights webinar where Hamisha Mehta CA hosted a discussion with Marta Philips CA OBE and Gavin Lewis on challenging racial inequality in the workplace.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Goldman Sachs to pay $3bn over 1MDB corruption scandal (BBC News)
- UK signs £15bn free trade deal with Japan (City AM)
- Back at the Brexit table, UK and EU try to tackle fish (Reuters)
- HSBC froze £1.5bn of customers' cash in 'dormant accounts' (The Guardian)
- Viagogo may be forced to sell StubHub (The Independent)
- Surprise package Shell eyes Post Office broadband deal (Sky News)
- Shoppers defy economic gloom in September (BBC News)
- FTSE 100 rises as investors find hope after tough week (City AM)
- UK COVID-19 salary scheme fraud may hit $5bn, watchdog says (City AM)
- Car buyers face £1,900 additional cost in case of no-deal Brexit (The Guardian)
- Nearly 'one in 10' furloughed staff were asked to work (BBC News)
That's all for this week. Check back next week for your Monday briefing.