CA daily briefing: Wednesday 17 February
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you today's latest news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
Steven Wood takes a look at the UK Government’s soon to be laid regulations to require scrutiny of pre-pack sales to connected parties in administration.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Inflation: Food and furniture costs drive inflation higher (BBC News)
- Rio Tinto to pay record $6.5bn dividend after ‘robust’ year (City AM)
- Exclusive: BP offers employees shares in rallying cry for low-carbon shift (Reuters)
- Bitcoin storms past $50,000 for first time as mainstream appeal grows (Sky News)
- British Gas to bump up energy bills by £97 a year for millions (The Guardian)
- Neil Woodford relaunch plans spark call for inquiry (Sky News)
- More than a third of UK small businesses pushing to trade overseas in 2021 (City AM)
- FTSE 100 slips to snap three-day winning streak; miners support (Reuters)
- COVID-19: VAT should be cut to help boost green recovery from pandemic, MPs say (Sky News)
- Efficient access to critical business information a priority for pandemic and beyond (Accountancy Age)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.