CA daily briefing: Monday 2 December 2019
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here with your first briefing of December.
Spotlight on ICAS
Following a decision by Health Secretary Matt Hancock, NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens set out details of the scheme in a letter to Trade Unions and Royal Colleges, and the Scottish Government announced that it is to allow a separate and distinct temporary reprieve under its devolved powers for Scottish NHS workers who can demonstrate they are likely to breach the pensions Annual Allowance threshold. Justine Riccomini explains.
Being nice is an underrated skill in business. Along with a strong work ethic and skillset, how you treat people, and your personality, impact your career. Is there a place for the ‘kind’ leader? Andrea Murad finds out.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Brexit, weak global demand to hurt UK in 2020, industry warns (Reuters)
- Cyber Monday expected to rake in 'record US sales' (BBC News)
- US digs deeper into Deutsche role in Danske money laundering scandal (Reuters)
- New study deems Amazon worst for 'aggressive' tax avoidance (The Guardian)
- Mark Carney to become UN special envoy on climate, earning 77p a year (Sky News)
- Commuters brace for 27 days of rail strikes (City AM)
- Fossil fuel lobbyists push to dilute EU anti-greenwash plan (The Guardian)
- Ted Baker probes £25m stock overstatement (BBC News)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Tuesday briefing.