CA daily briefing: Thursday 16 January 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here to give you an overview of today's news from ICAS and around the world.
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Today's top stories from around the web
- US and China sign deal to ease trade war (BBC News)
- UK ‘must not let fox into the hen house’ with Huawei decision (City AM)
- Whitbread's UK sales dip, takes cautious approach for next fiscal year (Reuters)
- Nestle to spend up to $2.1bn on recycled plastic plan (Bloomberg)
- Inflation falls to three-year low on back of high street discounting (The Guardian)
- IR35: Four out of ten companies considering dropping contractors (Accountancy Age)
- NHS urges betting firms to help tackle 'vicious' gambling addiction (Sky News)
- Asda trials refill points and bottle recycling in 'sustainability' store (The Guardian)
- London's future in finance is in the hands of the EU (Bloomberg)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Friday briefing.