CA daily briefing: Monday 22 March
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
The latest from ICAS
BEIS has published its long-awaited consultation on restoring trust in audit and corporate governance. In his latest article, James Barbour highlights BEIS proposals in relation to resilience statements.
Today's top stories from around the web
- UK 'heading towards digital skills shortage disaster' (BBC News)
- NatWest money laundering case linked to separate case involving infamous gold dealer James Stunt (City AM)
- BoE governor wants UK bill to make Google tackle online scams (Reuters)
- European banks urged to recognize loan losses following Covid (Bloomberg)
- A year of Covid lockdowns has cost the UK economy £251bn, study says (The Guardian)
- Stock markets fall as oil prices tumble amid fears of new lockdowns (The Independent)
- Half of workers 'suffered pay cut' in 2020 with young at risk of 'scarring' (Sky News)
- Green plan to upgrade homes was 'botched', say MPs (BBC News)
- Boris Johnson to call EU leaders in bid to prevent ban on vaccine exports to UK (City AM)
- Britain probes publisher Penguin's takeover of Simon & Schuster (Reuters)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Tuesday briefing.