CA daily briefing: Thursday 6 August
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here bringing you the latest news from ICAS and around the world.
The latest from ICAS
The FRC has announced the UK adoption of International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3000. Anne Adrain provides an update.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Downturn less severe than feared - Bank of England (BBC News)
- Here’s when City firms are going back to the office (City AM)
- UK finance watchdog flags concerns about repeat lending, affordable credit (Reuters)
- Bezos sells $3.1bn of Amazon shares after wealth jumps (Yahoo Finance)
- COVID-19 job losses sees record numbers in UK seeking temporary work (The Guardian)
- Planning laws sped up and red tape cut in 'once in a generation' shake-up (Sky News)
- UK consumer businesses continue to face social distancing pressures (Accountancy Age)
- Aviva vows to reduce focus on Asia and Europe as profit slumps (City AM)
- After COVID-19, just how high will prices go in the 2020 gold rush? (The Telegraph)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Friday briefing.