CA daily briefing: Tuesday 07 April
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison back to bring you your essential updates from ICAS and around the world.
The latest from ICAS
In her latest article, Justine Riccomini explains why it is important for businesses to understand the term “statutory duties” for directors who are considering furlough under the Government’s COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme (JRS).
HMRC is receiving a high volume of questions about the R&D reliefs in the light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read the answers to HMRC's FAQs.
Today's top stories from around the web
- FTSE 100 leaps amid hopes of slowing coronavirus pandemic (City AM)
- Britain's supermarkets wrestle with coronavirus demand conundrum (Reuters)
- Banks 'being defeated' by coronavirus business loan scheme (City AM)
- Germany’s DAX rebounds 20% from its coronavirus crisis low (Bloomberg)
- Global leaders urge G20 to tackle twin health and economic crises (The Guardian)
- Why is the petrol price nearing £1 a litre? (BBC News)
- US car insurers refund drivers stuck at home (BBC News)
- Accountants welcome CJRS update (Accountancy Age)
- EasyJet secures £600m coronavirus loan from UK Treasury and Bank (The Guardian)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Wednesday briefing.