CA daily briefing: Wednesday 3 March
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
The latest from ICAS
Ann Buttery, Head of Ethics, ICAS Policy Leadership, highlights key points from new non-authoritative guidance to the ICAS Code of Ethics developed to assist CAs to understand their responsibilities in relation to values of equality, diversity and inclusion.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak to extend furlough scheme until September (BBC News)
- Daily Mail owner acquires New Scientist magazine for £70m (City AM)
- Persimmon eyes full recovery next year after 2020 profit slump (Reuters)
- Budget 2021: Five things to look out for in Rishi Sunak’s speech (The Independent)
- Secret Pontins blacklist prevented people with Irish surnames from booking (The Guardian)
- Banks warn over fraud risk as Sunak prepares £100 contactless limit (Sky News)
- Hill review: London takes aim at Amsterdam with new listing rules (BBC News)
- Budget: UK on track for upside scenario with net debt falling, says J.P. Morgan AM chief strategist (City AM)
- Oil rises on demand hopes after days of sell-off (Reuters)
- Coronavirus lockdowns see record spending on music, video and gaming market (Sky News)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.