CA daily briefing: Wednesday 24 June
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you this morning's news and updates.
The latest from ICAS
HMRC recently advised they would automatically renew all tax credits claims this year, apart from those identified as high risk. The majority of those impacted would therefore have their claim automatically renewed. Find out more here.
Christine Scott reports on recent TPR updates prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Rent day arrives for struggling retailers (BBC News)
- EU prepares ban on US travellers over high coronavirus case count (City AM)
- Asia stocks at four-month top as markets stay stubbornly optimistic (Reuters)
- Bank of England saved Britain from effective insolvency, governor says (The Independent)
- Businesses face privacy minefield over contact-tracing rules, say campaigners (The Guardian)
- Coronavirus: People spending record amount of time online during lockdown (Sky News)
- Coronavirus: Go Outdoors calls in administrators (BBC News)
- FTSE 100 falls as new coronavirus cases unsettle investors (City AM)
- Oil prices mixed as US gasoline stocks shrink, but crude stockpiles grow (Reuters)
- NAO deepens analysis of £1.7 trillion government spending (Reuters)
That's all for now. Check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.