CA daily briefing: Tuesday 16 February
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here to give you today's latest news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
The IASB is consulting on proposals to extend support for lessees accounting for COVID-19-related rent concessions. Anne Adrain reports.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Pound hits three-year high on vaccination hopes (BBC News)
- Government report calls for regulations bonfire to give UK a 'post-Brexit dividend' (City AM)
- UK competition regulator should get beefed-up role - lawmaker report (Reuters)
- Swiss wealth tax rakes in cash as Covid revives global debate (Bloomberg)
- Force banks to let customers block gambling transactions, Monzo tells ministers (The Guardian)
- Wetherspoon: Pub giant looks to keep on all 37,000 furloughed staff, says Tim Martin (Sky News)
- Competition watchdog raises concerns over £6.5bn Gumtree takeover (City AM)
- Oil prices climb as deep freeze shuts U.S. oil wells, curbs refineries (Reuters)
- Coventry to seek planning permission for electric car battery 'gigafactory (The Guardian)
- JPMorgan chief says "we will have to be involved" with Bitcoin (City AM)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Wednesday briefing.