CA daily briefing: Thursday 5 March 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here with today's essential news.
The latest from ICAS
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) made a series of announcements in February on a wide range of topics. These included climate change; plans for greater regulatory oversight; board ethnic diversity; gender balance on boards; and audit, accounting and corporate reporting during the UK/EU transition period. This article summarises these announcements.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Collapsed Flybe tells passengers not to travel to airports (BBC News)
- Corporate governance at Travelex owner questioned over links to NMC Health founder (City AM)
- Insurer Aviva posts record £3.2 billion operating profit (Reuters)
- 5G inquiry to examine 2025 deadline promise (Sky News)
- IMF provides $50bn to fight coronavirus outbreak (BBC News)
- FCA admits seven funds breached 'trash ratio' (City AM)
- New Bank of England governor under fire from MPs over string of scandals on his watch at FCA (The Independent)
- Schroders full-year profits dip as investors ditch equities (Reuters)
- Coronavirus: Firms can expect financial support 'in the not very distant future' (Sky News)
- HMRC’s regional expansion faces Liverpool delay (Accountancy Daily)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Friday briefing.