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ICAEW marks LGBT+ History Month

1 February 2021: Recognising LGBT+ rights and empowering everyone to have a place in society is not only the right thing to do on a human level but also from a business perspective, writes ICAEW CEO Michael Izza.

Age discrimination

Equality legislation protects individuals from being discriminated on the basis of their age. On this page you can find articles, books and online resources providing information, legislation and guidance. Also includes information on retirement age.

Support for individuals

Diversity: Rights guidance and knowing where you stand

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.

Living well in later life - mental health matters

The Royal College of Psychiatrists estimates that 85% of older people with depression receive no help at all from the NHS. Here CABA provides information on how to spot symptoms, and provides links and phone numbers to support services.

Key resources

New Gen Accountants

We are committed to providing individuals from underrepresented backgrounds with the knowledge needed to pursue a career in accountancy.


The National Black Women’s Network champions the advancement of women across all professional disciplines.

Career Breakers Community

ICAEW’s Career Breakers Community is a forum for members planning to return to work after a career break. It offers a space to connect, collaborate, offer feedback and opinions, share information and ideas and give and get support.

Emotional support from CABA

If you are feeling in need of emotional support, CABA (Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association) is here to listen and to help. CABA's services are free, confidential and available 24 hour and are available for past and present ICAEW members, as well as family members.

KPMG diversity and inclusivity

Information on KPMG's approach to diversity, including its targets and how it aims to meet them, as well as a list of networks open to its staff to join.

Research by Stonewall

Access the latest research from Stonewall's into LGBT people's experiences of discrimination and public attitudes towards LGBT equality.