CA daily briefing: Tuesday 18 February 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here with this morning's essential news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
In December 2019, Accountancy Europe issued a Cogito paper, Interconnected standard setting for corporate reporting, that emphasised the need for greater connectivity between the various non-financial reporting initiatives currently in existence. Anne Adrain highlights the key messages in her latest article.
Today's top stories from around the web
- HSBC signals mass job cuts as profits plunge (BBC News)
- Britain to invest £90m to cut emissions from homes, industry (Reuters)
- Jupiter agrees £370m deal to buy Merian Global Investors (The Guardian)
- Signing up to EU standards would defeat purpose of Brexit, UK negotiator David Frost says (Sky News)
- Apple says it will miss revenue targets because of coronavirus impact (City AM)
- Jeff Bezos: World's richest man pledges $10bn to fight climate change (BBC News)
- Watchdog tells UK companies to spell out business impact of coronavirus (Reuters)
- Kate Forbes appointed Scotland's first female finance secretary (The Guardian)
- BT unveils new flexible TV packages in bid to beef up content offering (City AM)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Wednesday briefing.