Wellbeing Hub

Welcome to our dedicated hub celebrating the importance of well-being in the workplace. We believe that a thriving work environment is not just about productivity; it’s about nurturing the physical, mental, and emotional health of every individual within the organisation.

Promoting Wellbeing for Chartered Accountants

At Chartered Accountants Worldwide, we acknowledge the profound impact of mental health on work performance, relationships, and the overall quality of life. We delve into the importance of fostering employee wellbeing in our fast-paced industry. Depression and anxiety, prevalent mental health conditions, exert a significant economic toll, amounting to US$ 1 trillion each year on the global economy.

The Gallup Global Employee Survey paints a concerning picture, revealing that less than a quarter of the world’s employees feel they are thriving at work, underscoring the urgency to address this growing challenge. The McKinsey Health Institute’s extensive survey across 15 countries and 15,000 employees unearths a stark reality – 59% of the workforce grapples with mental health challenges, highlighting the imperative for employers to intervene and support their teams.

This holds true for the Chartered Accountancy profession as well, where stress and burnout are issues, affecting over half of Chartered Accountants. Managers within this industry play a pivotal role in shaping a conducive work environment that fosters mental, emotional, and physical health. Recognising the direct link between comprehensive support and heightened engagement and productivity, it becomes both an ethical and strategic responsibility to manage wellbeing effectively.

The Chartered Accountants Worldwide global wellbeing taskforce acknowledges this imperative and is proud to introduce our revamped wellbeing toolkit for managers. This toolkit stands as a comprehensive guide, arming managers with crucial insights, strategies, and best practices to cultivate a thriving and dynamic team. Above all, it emphasises the critical need to build resilience and purpose within the workplace, contributing to a more productive, rewarding, and compassionate work environment. Together, let’s pave the way towards a brighter future for the Chartered Accountancy profession by prioritising mental health and fostering a culture of holistic wellbeing.

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Mental Health resources for Chartered Accountants

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Wellbeing Toolkit

Wellbeing Toolkit

This toolkit stands as a comprehensive guide, arming managers with crucial insights, strategies, and best practices to cultivate a thriving and dynamic team. Above all, it emphasises the critical need to build resilience and purpose within the workplace, contributing to a more productive, rewarding, and compassionate work environment. Together, let’s pave the way towards a brighter future for the Chartered Accountancy profession by prioritising mental health and fostering a culture of holistic wellbeing.

Featured Event

Difference Makers Discuss ... Mental Health Matters

Difference Makers Discuss… Mental Health Matters

Join our Difference Makers as we uncover the issues around mental health and wellbeing affecting Chartered Accountants and the business & finance sector more broadly. In this episode our Difference Makers discuss Mental Health Matters. Guests include Ronan Dunne, Jonny Jacobs, and Dee France.

Insights on Wellbeing

Insights on Wellbeing

Neurodiversity

Navigating exams with neurodiversity

Antje Derks, Marketing Executive, Chartered Accountants Worldwide, explores strategies for success and self-advocacy.

Wellbeing

Shining a spotlight on Global Wellbeing Week

Monday (24 Jun) marked the beginning of Global Wellbeing Week which celebrates the many aspects of wellbeing – financial, physical, mental and emotional health, social resilience, purposeful work and care for the community and environment.

Mindfulness

Find your flow

Working in a state of flow produces a feeling of fulfilment and it is when we do our best work. Experts weigh in on how to maximise our ability to enjoy a state of flow.

Featured Podcast

Difference Makers Podcast Jonny Jacobs

Jonny Jacobs – Ending the stigma around mental health

In this episode Indy meets Jonny Jacobs CA, is the Finance Director EMEA at Starbucks, he is also a passionate advocate for positive mental health.

Jonny speaks openly about his own struggles with mental health in his teens and talks about the importance of acknowledging challenges people may be experiencing in their lives.

Subscribe today on Apple Podcasts,  StitcherSpotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts and other podcast networks.

Online Events & Webinars

Online Events & Webinars

One clear way that Chartered Accountant Member Institutes are rising to this challenge is in the creation and hosting of online events and activities.

We are working with the Institutes to present the events that have a global perspective and are available to Chartered Accountants everywhere.

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Webinars on demand

Difference Makers Discuss Ep 6. Breaking Barriers in Accountancy with Kudzai Zendera

Difference Makers Discuss Live Episode 6 with Kudzai Zendera

Embarking on a journey within the finance industry often entails a challenging path, rife with complex analyses and strategic decision-making. This is the journey that Asma Shahbaz, a Chartered Accountant from Pakistan, discusses in our latest podcast episode.

Episode 5: Breaking Barriers in Finance - Asma Shabaz’s Journey to Success

Difference Makers Discuss Live Episode 5 with Asma Shabaz

Embarking on a journey within the finance industry often entails a challenging path, rife with complex analyses and strategic decision-making. This is the journey that Asma Shahbaz, a Chartered Accountant from Pakistan, discusses in our latest podcast episode.

Difference Makers Discuss Ep 4

Difference Makers Discuss Live Episode 4 with Naomi Walsh

Embark on a journey with Naomi Walsh, the trailblazing Vice President of Chartered Accountants Australia  and New Zealand, as she unveils her extraordinary ascent in the accounting world.

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