CA daily briefing: Friday 28 February 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here with your morning news.
The latest from ICAS
Council and its three Office Bearers are responsible for overseeing the effective management and direction of the Institute’s affairs. By getting involved with the 2020 elections, all ICAS members can play their part in this vital governance process. Learn more in our handy explainer article.
Philip McNeill looks at VAT refunds for self-build as an example of the battle lines on tax relief, and why attention to detail is everything.
Knowing your strengths and weaknesses can help you understand who you are and how you function. Taking the time to identify them can be a powerful tool and can be done through self-assessment or by asking for feedback from others, writes Hilde Oesterkloeft.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Coronavirus: Shares face worst week since global financial crisis (BBC News)
- Cancelled Budget forces OBR to run two forecasts in two days (City AM)
- Powered by hydrogen, Hyundai's trucks aim to conquer the Swiss Alps (Reuters)
- UBS cuts CEO’s pay as bonuses hinge on French fine (Bloomberg)
- Watchdog opens NMC Health inquiry amid accounting scandal (The Guardian)
- Views sought on the Scottish tax policy making process (Tax Journal)
- COP 26 private finance agenda launched (BoE)
- Heathrow Airport: Government won't appeal court decision to block third runway (Sky News)
- British Airways owner IAG warns of coronavirus hit (BBC News)
- UK house prices rise by most since mid-2018 - Nationwide (Reuters)
That's all for today, check back next week for your Monday briefing.