CA daily briefing: Thursday 27 February 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here with your morning news.
The latest from ICAS
Philip McNeill looks at a recent VAT case and notes a surprising Scottish outcome.
A research report published in February 2020 has highlighted the extent to which artificial intelligence (AI) is currently being used by US government agencies. James Barbour takes us through the key findings.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Coronavirus prompts buyers to look closer to home (BBC News)
- Car industry seeks support, free-trade Brexit deal, as output falls (Reuters)
- Persimmon CEO to depart after just 15 months in role (City AM)
- 2,000 jobs to go as Virgin Money, Lloyds and Direct Line all slash roles (Sky News)
- Heathrow expansion faces threat from climate case (BBC News)
- Aston Martin losses deepen as it issues coronavirus warning (The Guardian)
- London stocks slide further as virus risks spread (Reuters)
- Brexit: EU calls Downing Street's bluff on standards (City AM)
- Coronavirus: Stock markets taken sick again on speed of spread (Sky News)
- Buy now, pay later 'growing fast' amid debt fears (BBC News)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Friday briefing.