CA daily briefing: Thursday 6 February 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here with all your essential ICAS and wider business news.
The latest from ICAS
Our new video series, Professional Insights, provides regular updates on the issues you need to know about and signposts relevant guidance on our website.This month we share with you the latest on the ICAS GPPM manual, IR35 changes and an update of the approach to authorisations for ICAS audit registered firms wanting to undertake audit engagements for ROI clients. Check out this month's video here.
As part of our continuous review of services which ICAS offers to members in practice, we have recently undertaken a review of the usage of the General Practice Procedures Manual. David Menzies talks us through the changes here.
Today's top stories from around the web
- China halves tariffs on more than 1,700 US goods (BBC News)
- Royal Mail warns strikes will threatens its turnaround plan (City AM)
- Britain eyes early free trade pact with Australia after leaving EU (Reuters)
- Number of new UK homes registered to be built hits 13-year high (The Guardian)
- Hike corporation tax by £6bn to save high street, bosses urge (Sky News)
- Water and sewerage bills set to fall by about £17 a year (BBC News)
- Huawei launches legal action against Verizon alleging unauthorized patent use (Reuters)
- Compass hails revenue rise but warns of currency hit (City AM)
- Royal carpet-maker Axminster races to find rescue deal (Sky News)
- US tax authority treats cryptocurrency assets as ‘property’ (Accountancy Daily)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Friday briefing.