CA daily briefing: Tuesday 28 April
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here with this morning's news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
The first-ever virtual ICAS AGM took place on Friday, 24 April where the Annual Review 2019 was approved and the results of the Office Bearer elections were announced. Catch up on the announcements you may have missed.
ICAS has joined forces with Protect to provide members with access to an independent, confidential ethics helpline. This service offers free advice regarding whistleblowing and speaking up. Find out more.
Today's top stories from around the web
- HSBC profits halved by pandemic fallout (BBC News)
- £82bn of UK house sales on hold as transactions set to halve in 2020 (City AM)
- Bayer faces second investor reckoning (Reuters)
- Banks criticised for "patchy approach" to COVID-19 cancellation refunds (Sky News)
- Lords committee chair blasts government’s “nonsense” over IR35 (Accountancy Age)
- "Thousands" of North Sea oil and gas jobs under threat (BBC News)
- UK events industry calls for access to government support (City AM)
- Ministers meet unions and business to plan getting UK back to work (The Guardian)
- BP profits dive 66% as coronavirus hits oil demand (BBC News)
- Firms receiving coronavirus help told to cut executive pay (BBC News)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Wednesday briefing.