CA daily briefing: Wednesday 11 March 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to provide you with today's news.
The latest from ICAS
Healthy competition encourages businesses to improve and innovate for the benefit of their customers. It means that businesses compete on a level playing field and people get a fair deal. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) explains why competition law is important for businesses and their customers.
Jeremy Thomson-Cook, Chief Economist, FairFX looks at how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting global markets.
The ICAS Foundation offers help in the form of bursaries and grants to students from less advantaged communities, helping to make sure that accountancy is a profession that is open to all. Find out more about the foundation's work in this article.
Today's top stories from around the web
- UK interest rates cut in emergency move (BBC News)
- Huawei rebels defeated - but give government bloody nose (City AM)
- Business travel sector to lose $820 billion in revenue on coronavirus hit - industry group (Reuters)
- Treasury to push back target date for selling bailed-out RBS (Sky News)
- Budget 2020 checklist: What to expect from the chancellor (The Guardian)
- Budget 2020: Five ways Rishi Sunak could tackle coronavirus (BBC News)
- Security firm G4S slips to annual loss after £291 million charge (Reuters)
- Coronavirus: Supermarkets face a bigger threat than panic buying, executive warns (Sky News)
- eBay rejects UK plan for digital services tax (Accountancy Daily)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.