March 3, 2022
gender gap

Tara Cemlyn-Jones takes aim at the gender gap

Fintech specialist and former investment banker Tara Cemlyn-Jones co-founded the 25x25 initiative with a target of 25 female FTSE 100 CEOs by 2025. She talks to Lysanne Currie about the progress made and the critical role of data.
March 3, 2022

Interview: Rukasana Bhaijee on benefits of inclusion in the workplace

It is not so long ago, when corporate discussions about “diversifying the workforce” meant one thing only: more women. But true diversity, true equity, true inclusion, encompasses so much more in 21st-century business and society: greater awareness of and representation around gender, race, disability, religion, culture, ethnicity, age, language, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity and sexual orientation. A big picture of the whole world.
March 3, 2022

The Finance+ insight series

ICAS has something new for 2022. The Finance+ insight series helps put you in the bigger picture, exploring the key issues and opportunities for today’s finance professional. Recent events have revealed the need for resilience and the readiness to grasp new ways of thinking, living and working. They have also shown that with change comes opportunity and demonstrated the role ICAS Members can play in shaping a better future for us all.
March 3, 2022
social mobility

How to approach social mobility on a global level

Managing social mobility in a global organisation requires coherent guidance that applies across multiple offices, geographies and societies. The shockwaves sent through the economy, labour market and children’s education by the pandemic must be addressed in order to repair social mobility, according to the Resolution Foundation.
March 3, 2022
pay gap

Social mobility: do we need a class pay gap?

Class pay gaps within your business are an important indicator of social inequality. Reporting them is essential if you’re serious about ensuring socioeconomic diversity at all levels
November 16, 2021
interview mike adams ceo of purple on changing the disability conversation

Interview: Mike Adams, CEO of Purple, on changing the disability conversation

Mike Adams, CEO of Purple, shares with Lysanne Currie his mission to change the disability conversation from disadvantage and inequality to one about potential and value. Mike Adams has a useful exercise for leaders to try with their own company website. He calls it the no-mouse test. When you go home (or if you’re working from home, as you may well be), log on to your website, unplug your mouse – and see how far you can navigate your way through the site just by using the keyboard. How far did you get? Now imagine the obstacles a person with a disability might face.
August 18, 2021

Four ways that chartered accountants can encourage diversity

The case for diversity and inclusion is stronger than ever. From dealing with data to increasing collaboration, we explore four key areas that can drive real progress and value within the workplace and change the future of the profession.