ICAEW is among leading firms in the accountancy sector who have joined an initiative committed to transforming the horizons of young Black professionals in the UK.
Diversity initiatives in the profession
Here we highlight initiatives and activities promoting diversity and inclusion within the accountancy profession.
Izzi Lerwill, transgender and non-binary chartered accountant at Grant Thornton UK, shares 10 practical tips for making the workplace more inclusive for LGBTQIA+ people.
17 December 2020: ICAEW has become the first professional body to sign up to a new City Charter which calls for more representation of Black professionals at senior levels.
30 November 2020: ICAEW has welcomed the creation of a new taskforce to tackle socio-economic diversity across financial and professional services.
14 October 2020: ICAEW spoke to Claire Turner, Director of Evidence at the Centre for Ageing Better, about the struggles facing older workers and what action is needed to ensure financial livelihoods and fulfilling work.
10 September: Writing for ICAEW’s Financial Services Faculty, consultant Sonya Dreizler covers different ways we can think and recognise our privilege to better promote diversity in the workplace.
23 July 2020: Policymakers are increasingly seeing the need to incorporate future generations into their decision making. Ellen Shepherd tells us about the framework her team is designing to systematise that process.
11 March 2020: the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has sent a letter to Solvency II insurers, large non-directive firms and capital requirement regulation firms, to stress the importance of boardroom diversity.
28 February 2020: a new report has called on listed companies to tackle a lack of ethnic diversity in the boardroom through a combination of genuine engagement, targeted metrics and awareness training. But does this go far enough, fast enough? Rachel Willcox reports.
28 February 2020: businesses can measure and analyse racial disparities, taking practical steps to change behaviour.