CA daily briefing: Thursday 19 March 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here providing you with today's news from ICAS and around the world.
The latest from ICAS
The Chartered Governance Institute (ICSA) and Slaughter and May with the support of a number of other organisations have issued guidance on holding AGMs during the current coronavirus environment. James Barbour looks at the latest guidance in this article.
ICAS Sustainability Panel member Dave Marshall summarises what he likes about the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) consultation document calling for common metrics and consistent reporting of sustainable value creation.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Europe sets up emergency lifeline worth billions (BBC News)
- Filing charity annual returns during the coronavirus pandemic (UK Government)
- UK should fund 22-billion-pound package to help workers hit by virus - think tank (Reuters)
- Coronavirus: Government poised to impose London-only restrictions (City AM)
- Thomas Cook collapse to cost taxpayers at least £156m (Sky News)
- Coronavirus: Pound plunges to its lowest level in over 30 years (BBC News)
- Airline industry turmoil deepens as coronavirus pain spreads (Reuters)
- North Sea oil and gas in 'paper-thin' position as prices plunge (The Guardian)
- Coronavirus: 'Radical' money printing plan being considered by the Bank of England (Sky News)
- GMP working group publishes rectification guidance (Pensions Age)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Friday briefing.