CA daily briefing: Wednesday 17 June
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
This year, ICAS is highlighting Pride month for the first time. This represents a significant and welcome development as part of ICAS’ commitment to celebrating and promoting diversity within the Institute, its membership, workforce and in the accountancy profession in general. Bruce McDougall CA reports.
Gavin Harrison CA shares informal feedback collated from a selection of CBILS approved UK lenders on some of the key takeaways identified, as they have worked through this busy application period.
Today's top stories from around the web
- UK inflation rate falls to fresh four-year low (BBC News)
- Coronavirus: 612,000 UK workers lose their jobs during lockdown (Sky News)
- Pension insurance deals boost UK company shares by up to 3%, says report (Reuters)
- Banks must treat debt-laden firms fairly to avoid replay of 2008, says FCA chair (The Guardian)
- COVID-19 sees jobless rates rise, business investment fall (Accountancy Daily)
- European car sales show first signs of recovery (Bloomberg)
- HSBC revives plan to axe 35,000 jobs, memo shows (Reuters)
- US-China trade war takes toll on their global competitiveness (BBC News)
- Coronavirus: Markets surge after US retail bounce and UK drug trial results (Sky News)
- Boohoo buys Oasis and Warehouse online businesses (BBC News)
That's all for now. Check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.