Wellness

March 3, 2022
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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 1, 2022
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Stressed accountants too busy to seek mental health support

In a recent caba survey, eight out of 10 respondents said stress and poor mental health are a problem within the accountancy profession. Are we facing a mental health pandemic? Accountants are significantly more stressed than employees across other sectors, with workload, long hours and the lack of margin for error in the job tipping many over the edge, new research has found.
January 4, 2022
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How can technology affect your mental health?

Bupa explain some of the ways that too much technology could affect your mental health and share their top tips to help you get the balance just right. Whether you’re using the latest accounting software or ordering a last-minute birthday gift, it’s hard to remember a time when technology didn’t make everyday life that little bit easier. This has been particularly true over the last 18 months. During the pandemic, technology helped us to stay connected with loved ones, continue working remotely and discover the best recipe for lockdown banana bread.
April 15, 2021
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Remote working part 3: the lack of ‘real life’

In the third part of ICAEW’s remote worker series mental health speaker Nick Elston explains what can be done to ensure people don’t feel disconnected in a home working environment. Whilst some have thrived on the flexibility of remote working, many have not had the same experience.
April 12, 2021
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Remote working part 2: slung in the deep end

Instalment two of ICAEW’s remote working series explores how one business completed an 18-month project in two weeks by shifting whole workforces from office to home working.
April 9, 2021
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Remote working part 1: virtually onboarding new talent

In the first of a new remote working series, we speak with a CFO on their experience integrating a whole business through remote acquisition, as well as a recent virtually onboarded employee. With remote working set to continue as the pandemic transforms traditional ways of working life, a new series from ICAEW Insights aims to underline first-hand experiences of this shift - including the process of remote onboarding.
January 18, 2021
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CPAs, find your own fit with coding, experts say

Expertise will depend on your role, level of seniority and career trajectory.
August 5, 2020
Feeling burned out

Feeling burned out because of the pandemic? You’re not alone

Seven in 10 professionals say they are mentally exhausted, mainly because of blurring work-life lines and unmanageable workloads
August 5, 2020
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Pandemic-induced burnout: 12 ways to nip it in the bud

Do COVID-related demands and blurring work-life lines have you burning the candle at both ends? Here are 12 tips to help regain some balance
August 5, 2020
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The challenges, and benefits, of working remotely

A fast-growing option becomes a necessity
June 17, 2020
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Working from home is not working alone

Chartered Accountants Ireland London Society's one-hour offering for remote working, featuring Carmel Moore and Marty Boroson from The One Moment Company.
June 17, 2020
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Running from Uncertainty with David Gillick

Transitioning from a career in elite sport meant dealing with change - in routine, purpose and identity. We find ourselves in a climate of change and uncertainty: David Gillick's story offers insights on building resilience, overcoming uncertainty, managing self-talk and practical wellbeing strategies.
June 17, 2020
Chartered Accountants Ireland Webinar

A New Approach to Stress and Energy Management (Wellness & Resilience)

This one-hour session with Pat Divilly focuses on physical, mental and emotional energy, our ability to channel and focus that energy on a given task, to adapt and be flexible in the face of uncertainty and to find meaning and purpose in our work and lives.
April 27, 2020
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Fun (and free) activities to keep kids busy while in isolation

It’s hard to keep children engaged for the whole day without parking them in front of a screen. Here’s how to broaden their horizons from the comfort of your home.