CA daily briefing: Thursday 1 October
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here with today's latest news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
The autumn budget may have been cancelled by the Chancellor, but other elements of the annual UK Finance Bill process continue to roll on. We report on parliamentary consideration of the draft Finance Bill clauses and the ICAS contribution.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Ministers were warned of 'high risk' of Covid loans fraud (BBC News)
- Sadiq Khan requests more than £29bn from Treasury's spending review (City AM)
- European stocks open higher after upbeat H&M, STMicro results (Reuters)
- Brexit prompts 7,500 City jobs, $1.6tn to leave UK (Bloomberg)
- Tokyo stock exchange trading halted for the day due to technical problem (The Guardian)
- TSB to close 164 high street branches and cut 900 jobs (The Independent)
- Plastic straws, cotton buds and stirrers banned in England from today (Sky News)
- Millions of jobs' at risk as furlough lifeline nears end (BBC News)
- Boris Johnson 'will not hesitate' to impose further coronavirus restrictions (City AM)
- Trade unions urge EU to investigate Amazon effort to spy on workers (The Guardian)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Friday briefing.