CA daily briefing: Wednesday 18 December 2019
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you a quick mid-week update with the latest news from ICAS and around the world.
Spotlight on ICAS
Sir Donald Brydon publishes his report on his Independent Review into the Quality and Effectiveness of Audit.
Christmas is the season for charitable giving, and Charlotte Barbour encourages those who are interested in tax to donate financial support or volunteer some of their time.
If you are an ICAS member working in internal audit you may well have heard of the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA). This article provides more information about the work and output of the organisation, and provides links to a number of useful publications.
Today's top stories from around the web
- UK financial sector still resilient ahead of Brexit - data (Reuters)
- 'Mortgage prisoners' sue over 'unfair' rates (BBC News)
- CBI welcomes Prime Minister's Brexit trade deal deadline (City AM)
- Pound slides to pre-election levels in wake of bid to outlaw Brexit extension (The Guardian)
- Standard Chartered exits three SE Asia coal plants worth estimated £5.4 billion (Reuters)
- 'We swapped the Christmas do for a conference' (BBC News)
- Fiat Chrysler and PSA agree $50bn mega-merger (City AM)
- FRC proposes disclosure changes to FRS 101 (Accountancy Daily)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.