CA daily briefing: Tuesday 14 April
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here to give you the latest news and updates from ICAS and around the globe.
The latest from ICAS
Alice Telfer, Head of Business Policy and Public Sector, summaries the new factsheet published by HM Treasury which provides further guidance on how to access the government support packages if you or your business has been affected by COVID-19.
We’re launching a new weekly email for members and moving our daily news briefing – CA Today – to the ICAS PWA (progressive web app). Find out more here.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Call to scrap 'triple lock' on pensions after crisis (BBC News)
- Softbank warns of historic $16.7bn loss (City AM)
- Gyms face legal action over rent (BBC News)
- EU could finance €1.5tn recovery fund with bonds (Reuters)
- Business groups seek urgent extension to 'furloughing' scheme (Sky News)
- Amazon plans hiring spree as orders surge (BBC News)
- Asian stocks rise on Chinese trade data and easing of coronavirus measures (City AM)
- The superhero firms helping out in the coronavirus crisis (The Guardian)
- Governance and culture questions raised among insolvency practitioners (Accountancy Age)
- VC firms raised $21bn last quarter (Bloomberg)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Wednesday briefing.