CA daily briefing: Wednesday 19 May
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
The latest from ICAS
Covid-19 has left the UK’s world-leading arts sector fighting for survival. As museums and theatres prepare to reopen, four expert CAs tell us how their work has been upended and what their recovery roadmaps look like.
Today's top stories from around the web
- UK inflation rate more than doubles in April (BBC News)
- KKR snaps up John Laing in £2bn takeover deal (City AM)
- UK's Johnson announces urban renewal plans after promise to "level up" (Reuters)
- Jaguar Land Rover warns of chip shortage struggle as it posts third year of annual losses (Sky News)
- Shell faces shareholder rebellion over fossil fuel production (The Guardian)
- Job vacancies are on the rise but the economy still needs its government drip-feed (The Independent)
- Accidental savers 'to stay prudent' after lockdown (BBC News)
- Johnson backs Australia free trade deal despite farmers' fears (City AM)
- London's 'Golden Age' as Europe's financial capital is over, says NatWest chair (Reuters)
- UK 'lacks clear plan' to phase out petrol and diesel cars as charge points remain a postcode lottery (Sky News)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.