CA daily briefing: Friday 6 December 2019
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison back again with your final briefing of the week.
Spotlight on ICAS
ICAS has found in its latest poll of members that 54% do not think the latest Brexit withdrawal agreement is “positive” for business. Find out more stats in the latest ICAS Brexit Tracker results.
CAs can offer a wealth of important advice as skilled volunteer consultants. UK-based social enterprise Accounting for International Development (AfID) engages accountants to play an important part in these efforts, utilising their expertise to build the financial capacity of non-profits globally.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Eddie Stobart transport firm teeters on brink of collapse (The Guardian)
- KPMG agrees to sell its UK pensions practice (Pensions Age)
- Macron pension reform: France braces for second day of strikes (BBC News)
- UK jobs market wanes in November as demand for staff fades (Reuters)
- Saudi Aramco raises $25.6bn in world’s biggest IPO (Bloomberg)
- BP boosts stake in solar firm amid clean energy plan for its offices (The Guardian)
- Mortgage prisoners' trapped on expensive home loans to protest outside FCA (The Independent)
- Aston Martin shares jump as billionaire Lawrence Stroll 'prepares to make offer' (City AM)
- West Coast Rail: Preston-to-Scotland rail fares to be capped (BBC News)
- More Thomas Cook misery as customers face refund payment delay (Sky News)
That's all for this week. Check back next week for your Monday briefing.