CA daily briefing: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here with today's essential news.
The latest from ICAS
Today, accountants from across the globe spoke with a united voice by issuing a call to action to the profession to tackle the issue of climate change as a matter of urgency. Find out more in Anne Adrain's latest article.
Jan Garioch CA discusses a recent case, Archus Trading Ltd v HMRC, which saw the FTT consider whether exemption could apply in the arrangements to provide medical services at HMP Kilmarnock. It ignored HMRC’s interpretation of its own guidance and focused on facts.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Bank of England’s Andy Haldane suggests overhaul of corporate governance laws (City AM)
- Young drivers 'let down over insurance app faults' (BBC News)
- Revolut closes $500m from early Netflix investor as it seeks to turn a new leaf (City AM)
- Hedge fund Third Point calls on Prudential to break up (Reuters)
- UK lags behind in €124bn European low-carbon investment table (The Guardian)
- Coronavirus crisis: Stock markets recover poise after Monday sell-off (Sky News)
- Great Australian Bight: Equinor abandons controversial oil drilling plans (BBC News)
- England north-south divide set to grow with smaller towns worst hit (Reuters)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Wednesday briefing.