Writing for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, ICAEW’s Head of Financial Services Philippa Kelly explores how the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement have brought issues with our relationships to financial services and data into sharp relief.
Insights on diversity and inclusion from ICAEW
Articles on D&I in the world of accountancy and the workplace can be found here.
Domestic abuse cases have risen over the course of lockdown. Male victims are three times less likely to confess they are suffering from domestic abuse than a female victim, making it harder to spot.
A new government-backed taskforce designed to break down socio-economic barriers at senior levels across the UK has appointed 30 cross-sector leaders in the financial sphere, including ICAEW’s Chief Executive Michael Izza.
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.
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.
Izzi Lerwill, transgender and non-binary chartered accountant at Grant Thornton UK, shares their story for LGBT+ history month.
11 February 2021: Employers are increasingly having to assess employees diagnosed with ‘long COVID’ to determine if they are classed as disabled for employment law purposes and make reasonable adjustments to assist those suffering from the condition.
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.
6 January 2021: “We need to do more to invest in companies that are founded and led by women,” says Armance Bordes, General Counsel at Sofinnova Partners. “There are many studies that point to the gender gap that persists in fundraising, making it so much harder for women to raise capital.”
21 December 2020: In November, ICAEW collaborated with The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong to co-host a webinar with over a hundred attendees