CA daily briefing: Monday 30 March 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison getting your week off to an informed start with your daily briefing.
The latest from ICAS
The Chancellor has announced the government’s plans for supporting the self-employed affected by the COVID-19 epidemic. Charlotte Barbour and Susan Cattell provide a summary of the announcement.
Recent events have shown how Scotland’s well-planned budgetary procedures can be thrown into confusion, as Donald Drysdale explains.
For the latest updates from ICAS on coronavirus, visit the ICAS coronavirus hub.
Today's top stories from around the web
- EasyJet grounds entire fleet of planes due to virus (BBC News)
- Oil prices plunge to 18-year low (City AM)
- US stimulus package is biggest ever, but may not be big enough (Reuters)
- Bosses speed up automation as virus keeps workers home (The Guardian)
- Barclays close to winning ShareAction support for climate plan (Sky News)
- Coronavirus: Fake news crackdown by UK government (BBC News)
- Uber to provide free journeys and meals for NHS staff (City AM)
- Loganair plans to ask government for help (Reuters)
- Builder aims to help UK construction industry kick its plastic habit (The Guardian)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for you Tuesday briefing.