Targets set out by Parker Review for ethnic minority representation on boards risk being a tick-box exercise, experts warn.
Support for firms
In a new report, the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee calls on the UK government to introduce legislation that would require large companies to publish their ethnicity pay gap data.
Peter James, ICAEW’s Head of Regulatory Policy, provides an insight into how probate firms have paved the way and how firms benefit from adopting a solid diversity reporting policy.
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.
Due to the very sad death of George Floyd in the United States recently, RACE and BAME issues have now become even more apparent.
ICAEW president Nick Parker on making the profession more diverse
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
The government has published the first ever Women's Health Strategy for England to tackle the gender health gap.
Disabled employees and their employers are checking out the details of the government’s new National Disability Strategy and associated developments and considering what changes they may need to introduce to improve the workplace for disabled workers.
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.
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.
Richard Cartwright did not give up on his career after a devastating accident
Helen Roxburgh looks at its merits, and which countries are doing it best
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.
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.
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.
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.
Access the latest research from Stonewall's into LGBT people's experiences of discrimination and public attitudes towards LGBT equality.