CA daily briefing: Monday 17 August
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here bringing you this morning's news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
ICAS has said that policy and budgetary decisions in Scotland should be made clearer for the public to understand and with an emphasis on public debate and engagement about public finances and tax. Read a summary of the ICAS response to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Constitution Committee (F&CC) call for evidence regarding the 2021/22 Budget.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Claims open for second self-employed support grant (BBC News)
- FTSE 100 falters after US-China trade talks delayed (City AM)
- British trade minister pledges to fight 'unfair' US tariffs (Reuters)
- UK housing market sees July flurry as Londoners move out (Bloomberg)
- Selfridges launches Project Earth to connect with its ethical consumers (The Guardian)
- Debenhams owners draw up plan for department store chain's liquidation (Sky News)
- Schroders becomes first major City firm to make home working permanent (City AM)
- Morrisons to remove plastic 'bags for life' and trial paper alternative (The Guardian)
- Fund managers back scheme to tackle underrepresentation of Black people in the City (City AM)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Tuesday briefing.