CA daily briefing: Wednesday 2 December
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here with the latest news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
James Barbour highlights a letter to audit firms and companies detailing changes to UK corporate reporting from 1 January 2021.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Slack sold to business software giant for $27.7bn (BBC News)
- Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved for use in the UK (City AM)
- Britain's Tesco to repay 585 million stg of pandemic business rates relief (Reuters)
- High street prices plummet as retailers hope for Christmas sales boost (Sky News)
- 23 days to save Christmas: UK retailers fight Covid gloom (The Guardian)
- Debenhams website overwhelmed as shoppers swoop on sales (BBC News)
- Challenger lender Koto launches in the UK for left-behind consumers (City AM)
- Asian shares bounce on hopes for U.S. stimulus, vaccine (Reuters)
- Brexit: 'Risk of serious disruption' at Channel crossings after transition period ends, MPs warn (Sky News)
- Total tax take for UK’s largest companies hits £84.1bn (Accountancy Daily)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.