CA daily briefing: Friday 31 January 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison back with your final briefing of the week.
The latest from ICAS
Chartered accountants will play a key role in both rebuilding business trust and redefining success in a new Gen Z-led decade. Bruce Cartwright CA, Chief Executive Officer of ICAS, reveals the key issues for all CAs to keep in mind in his latest article, from cyber security to shouting louder.
One Young World champions and connects young leaders from around the world, including ICAS’ One Young CA. Kate Robertson, the organisation's founder, explains how she is championing the young figureheads who’ll shape the future.
Today's top stories from around the web
- United Kingdom casts off from the European Union (Reuters)
- UK interest rates held as economy shows signs of picking up (BBC News)
- FCA opens probe into M&C Saatchi's £12m accounting blunder (City AM)
- China banks borrow from SARS playbook in preparation for market reopening (Reuters)
- 'Ridiculous': Thomas Cook customers still waiting for refunds (The Guardian)
- Scotland keeps EU flag flying as dream of stopping Brexit dies (Bloomberg)
- Amazon surge as sales beat targets and Prime membership reaches 150m (Sky News)
- Surge in redundancy and poor service led to unique accountancy solutions (Accountancy Age)
- Aston Martin to raise £500m in emergency funding (BBC News)
That's all for this week, check back next week for your Monday briefing.