CA daily briefing: Wednesday 19 August
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you your mid-week news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
In the following extract from the ICAS research publication Speak up? Listen up? Whistleblow? In their own words – Insights into the ethical dilemmas of ICAS members we hear from ICAS members about their real-life experiences of ethical challenges, “In their own words”.
APESB and IESBA staff publish ethics guidance for professional accountants on navigating COVID-19 circumstances. James Barbour reports.
Today's top stories from around the web
- UK inflation rises to 1% in July as lockdown eases (BBC News)
- UK job vacancies rise 50 per cent in July but sectors still suffering (City AM)
- Asian stocks pause for breath after Wall Street's record run (Reuters)
- World Bank: COVID-19 pushes poorer nations 'from recession to depression' (The Guardian)
- Wizz Air takes on Easyjet at Gatwick Airport (The Independent)
- US stocks hit new high after coronavirus crash (BBC News)
- Coronavirus: Charity sector loses 25,000 jobs during pandemic - and 35,000 more likely to go (Sky News)
- London's Greenwich Market stalls fear closure following huge rent increase (The Guardian)
- PizzaExpress to close down 73 UK outlets as rental costs turn unviable (Reuters)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.