CA daily briefing: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here with your morning news.
The latest from ICAS
Susan Cattell explains that the new ‘micro-service’ version of the Trust Registration Service is now available in ‘private beta’. Agents can request access, but clients will need to provide a ‘digital handshake’ to authorise an agent to access TRS on their behalf.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Coronavirus: Drinks giant warns of profit hit as bars close (BBC News)
- Metro Bank slashes growth plans after plummeting to £131m loss (City AM)
- EU foresees 'very hard' talks with UK on future ties, warns on Irish border (Reuters)
- Budget 2020: Chancellor must raise taxes in first Budget, says IFS (BBC News)
- William Hill beats profit expectations but warns of £10m hit from credit card ban (City AM)
- ‘Just walk out’: Amazon debuts its first supermarket with no check-out lines (The Guardian)
- Virgin Galactic sees demand for space travel surge (BBC News)
- Tesco UK's bakeries shake-up threatens 1,816 jobs (Reuters)
- Coronavirus: £100bn wiped off FTSE as outbreak spreads in Europe (The Independent)
- Treasury plans northern expansion (Accountancy Daily)
- Further reforms needed to 'future proof' freedoms - ABI (Pensions Age)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.