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Community insights and announcements

Read the latest insights and announcements from ICAEW's Diversity Community.

Announcements

Webinar: How to build a more diverse and inclusive network (29 Sept)

Ali Khan 27-08-2020

This webinar, for all ICAEW members and financial services professionals, will help you understand what role you have to play in proactively building diverse and inclusive personal networks. Our speaker, Sonya Dreizler, approaches the subjects of diversity and inclusion, gender and race in a real and relatable way. This empowering and practical discussion will allow you to ask questions and take immediate actions to grow a more diverse and inclusive network.

We are here for you: short questionnaire

Ali Khan 27-08-2020

We have now launched this short two-question survey which asks members to share with us their current challenges and insights as well as telling us what support they need.

Give a little bit of yourself to manage mental health

Marta Pacheco 25-08-2020

In his keynote at ICAEW’s Virtually Live conference, mental health consultant and speaker Nick Elston explained what good mental health management looks like. "Lived experience is the vehicle that takes people and businesses from the problem to the solution when it comes to mental health. But it’s not the solution."

Articles

Race Infographic

Marcia Dyce 08-06-2020

Due to the very sad death of George Floyd in the United States recently, RACE and BAME issues have now become even more apparent.

Maintaining diversity during an economic crisis

Laura Fitzsimons 25-06-2020

Laura Fitzsimons Co-Founder of the Pipeline explains why firms need to avoid thoughtless restructures during difficult times and preserve the minorities in their workforces.

Real diversity is more than just a legal requirement

Viki Holton and Linda Holbeche. People Management 12-03-2020

There are some companies where diversity and inclusion is simply a matter of ticking the legal boxes. No more, no less. But if your company wants to get ahead with really improving diversity issues then think more along the lines of diversity as a journey.

Diversity: Rights guidance and knowing where you stand

Marcia Dyce 06-03-2020

Today we talk in terms of diversity, but a decade ago the language was more around equality and discrimination. The passing of the Equality Act 2010 was the game changer that informs our understanding of diversity today, but the history of equality or anti-discrimination legislation is one of gradual change.