CA daily briefing: Wednesday 15 April
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you today's news from ICAS and around the globe.
The latest from ICAS
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) issued an update on 9 April 2020 to its COVID-19 Bulletin for auditors that was originally issued on 26 March 2020. The update relates to gathering evidence through remote means.
We’re launching a new weekly email for members and moving our daily news briefing – CA Today – to the ICAS PWA (progressive web app). Find out more here.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Coronavirus: Amazon boss Jeff Bezos adds $24bn to fortune (BBC News)
- FTSE 100 falls as fears over coronavirus crash grow (City AM)
- 'My firm is viable – but I can’t get a loan' (BBC News)
- Two-thirds of small UK firms have furloughed staff - BCC (Reuters)
- Coronavirus: Airlines preparing for future with fewer passengers and higher fares (The Independent)
- Coronavirus: ‘My business could go bust if insurers don’t pay’ (BBC News)
- Trump blames coronavirus spread on World Health Organisation and pulls funding (City AM)
- Banks, borrowers neglect Libor plans in coronavirus maelstrom (Reuters)
- COVID-19: HMRC suspends enquiries into taxpayers (Accountancy Daily)
- Coronavirus: US airlines agree $25bn rescue deal - with strings attached (Sky News)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.