CA daily briefing: Friday 29 May
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
‘Green swans’ are taking flight – and it’s time for business leaders to step up or get out of the way, says Louise Kjellerup Roper, CEO of Volans, which helps firms make sense of the emergent future.
Demand for accountants’ services is most probably at an all time high as many firms help their clients to weather the current coronavirus crisis. Kate Neilson looks at pricing considerations, during coronavirus and beyond, and how billing is changing for accountants.
John McKenzie, who leads the CFO of the Future course at ICAS, says the role is unrecognisable from 40 years ago. And in keeping with the times, transformation will only come thicker and faster, he tells Nick Scott.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Renault cuts 15,000 jobs in major restructuring (BBC News)
- Asian stocks dip on worries over US Hong Kong security law backlash (City AM)
- Stick or twist? Investors face coronavirus-induced property dilemma (Reuters)
- Nationwide profits tumble by 40% with £101m coronavirus hit (Sky News)
- UK manufacturers planning tens of thousands of redundancies (The Guardian)
- Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak urged by MPs to extend self-employed help (BBC News)
- Britain needs to start tapering its COVID furlough scheme, minister says (Reuters)
- Rishi Sunak to taper furlough scheme, forcing employers to pay 20% of wages (The Guardian)
- TUI cancels hundreds of thousands of holidays as quarantine deadline approaches (The Independent)
That's all for now. Check back next week for your Monday briefing.