Diversity / Insight

October 12, 2020

Diversity and Inclusion for Business and Accountancy Profession

Diversity and inclusion at the workplace have always been important issues with critical implications for businesses, but there is a very real risk that diversity and inclusion practices may now be relegated to the back seat as a strategic priority as businesses confront unprecedented disruptions as a result of Covid-19.
July 27, 2020
Courage in Adversity

Eight Insights from the ‘Courage in Adversity’ Webinar

The latest in the Building Resilience series of webinars explored these questions in more detail. Here are eight key talking points and insights from the event.
July 19, 2020
Championing young leaders

Championing bright young leaders

This article first appeared in the July/August issue of CA magazine: https://www.camagazine.co.uk/july2020#!cover The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust is empowering young people across the globe to bring about social change. Its COO, Chris Kelly CA, explains its aims and the values that have informed his journey to Kitty Finsta. Respect. Responsiveness. Integrity. […]
February 17, 2020
Tokyo calling: Relocating to a New Country Can be a Positive Move

Tokyo calling: Relocating to a New Country Can be a Positive Move

Accountancy is a mobile profession and, increasingly, globally mobile. The CA talked to ICAS member James Hitchings CA, Associate Partner at EY, now relocated to Tokyo, about embracing new areas of expertise and a very different culture.
May 7, 2019

Why Gender Equality Needs Active Leadership

Despite much public debate, gender inequality persists. It is now time for leaders to make good on their words and act. As a classic armchair tennis fan who engages typically around the grand slam cycle, I couldn’t help but reflect on some of the coverage that followed Andy Murray’s recent emotional announcement of his probable imminent retirement.