CA daily briefing: Thursday 30 January 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you the top news from ICAS and around the web.
The latest from ICAS
Relaunched CA magazine: The refreshed and revitalised magazine has a new look and feel to take us into 2020 and beyond. In the February issue you’ll find thought-provoking articles that illuminate our global profession, keep us informed and truly represent the voice of members. Read the new CA magazine here.
Charity accounting is an increasingly specialised activity, and one which is under increased scrutiny today. Charities Panel member Jim Gibson shares his experience as a charity trustee and charity accountancy adviser of some key issues which smaller charities and their independent examiners should keep front of mind.
Today's top stories from around the web
- HS2: Chancellor Sajid Javid backs project ahead of crucial meeting (BBC News)
- Ofgem at fault over 'higher than necessary' UK electricity bills, says NAO (The Guardian)
- Government's Huawei decision will cost BT £500m (City AM)
- Foxtons says real estate sector may improve in 2020 following elections (Reuters)
- UK car production slips to lowest level since 2010 (Sky News)
- Coronavirus: Technology giants join China shutdown (BBC News)
- Unilever’s annual sales growth falls below guidance (City AM)
- Fears of pandemic send stocks lower, safe havens in demand (Reuters)
- Shell reports 23% fall in profit blaming weaker oil prices (Sky News)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Friday briefing.