CA daily briefing: Tuesday 19 November 2019
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison back again today keeping you up-to-date with the latest from ICAS and around the globe.
Spotlight on ICAS
ICAS is adopting a new Revised and Restructured Code of Ethics with effect from 1 January 2020 which replaces the previous version (applicable from 1 November 2017).As part of a series of articles covering the main changes to the Code, Ann Buttery reports on the enhanced conceptual framework within the 2020 Code.
The past 12 months have seen no slowdown in consolidation in the accountancy sector, with more mergers, acquisitions and expanding networks changing the line-up of firms in 2019. Take a look back at 2019 in our year in review article.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Tata Steel to cut 3,000 jobs in 'severe' market (BBC News)
- Jeremy Corbyn ‘investment blitz’ pitch to businesses draws frosty response (City AM)
- EasyJet relaunches package holiday business (BBC News)
- John McDonnell to attack £100bn tax giveaway to UK's billionaires (The Guardian)
- Food giants warn of price hikes as recycling scheme costs soar (Sky News)
- Homeserve posts higher revenue as it eyes US expansion (City AM)
- UK minded to allow Advent's $5bn deal for Cobham (Reuters)
- G4S has no place on ethical index, London Stock Exchange told (The Guardian)
- Pawnbroker warns probe could spark loan shark rush (Sky News)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your essential Wednesday briefing.