CA daily briefing: Thursday 18 March
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
The latest from ICAS
Disability seldom gets the attention other areas of ED&I do. But in the UK, more accessibility would open up a talent pool of 2.8 million. Two advocates with first-hand experience, Liz Jessop CA, KPMG’s WorkAbility Chair, and Valuable 500 founder Caroline Casey, explain how progress is being made.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Accountants: Government to break up dominance of Big Four firms (BBC News)
- National Grid snaps up Western Power Distribution for £7.8bn (City AM)
- National Express earnings plunge 64% in 2020 due to COVID-19 (Reuters)
- How Brexit has changed trade between Britain and Ireland (Sky News)
- Bonus reforms 'biggest shake-up of UK corporate governance in years' (The Guardian)
- Liberty Steel: Goverment must step in to save steel jobs, says Ed Miliband (BBC News)
- Ocado's M&S joint venture sees revenue surge 40 per cent (City AM)
- UN body raises global economic growth forecast for 2021 to 4.7% (Reuters)
- COVID-19: Fed eyes faster recovery but still cools market inflation fears (Sky News)
- Scotland’s railways to be nationalised next year (The Guardian)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Friday briefing.