Accounting industry must take “proactive” approach towards gender equality

Accounting Firms Accounting industry must take “proactive” approach towards gender equality

9m Maria Volpe

Accounting industry must take “proactive” approach...

Recent initiatives are proving effective in improving gender equality across the accountancy industry, according to practitioners Read More...

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“Still work to be done” on diversity in accountancy, industry leaders say

Accounting Firms “Still work to be done” on diversity in accountancy, industry leaders say

10m Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe

“Still work to be done” on diversity in accountanc...

Research shows that more work is needed from firms Read More...

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Sector Insights: Women in accountancy

Accounting Firms Sector Insights: Women in accountancy

10m Sam Alberti

Sector Insights: Women in accountancy

Industry figures give their views on the state of play when it comes to gender equality in accountancy Read More...

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haysmacintyre’s head of operations and finance on the industry’s D&I issue

Accounting Firms haysmacintyre’s head of operations and finance on the industry’s D&I issue

1y Natasha Prayag

haysmacintyre’s head of operations and finance on ...

Anna Bennett, head of operations and finance at haysmacintyre discusses the firm’s work on D&I within recruitment and why it is important to have a wo...

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Nearly 20 percent of FTSE 100 companies lack board level diversity

Business Nearly 20 percent of FTSE 100 companies lack board level diversity

2y Aoife Morgan

Nearly 20 percent of FTSE 100 companies lack board...

UK government-led review shows 81 FTSE 100 companies have at least one non-white member on their boards Read More...

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KPMG UK assembles most diverse board in its 150-year history

Big Four KPMG UK assembles most diverse board in its 150-year history

2y Aoife Morgan

KPMG UK assembles most diverse board in its 150-ye...

The Big Four firm has assembled the most diverse board of directors in its 150-year history following the departure of its former chairman and senior ...

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One Finance: Accountancy Age launches diversity campaign

One Finance One Finance: Accountancy Age launches diversity campaign

3y Accountancy Age, Reporters

One Finance: Accountancy Age launches diversity ca...

One Finance will run across all three publications and explore the issue of diversity throughout the financial services sector. Read More...

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EY announces steady UK growth on the back of increased investment

Accounting Firms EY announces steady UK growth on the back of increased investment

3y Chris Jewers

EY announces steady UK growth on the back of incre...

The Big Four firm has continued its investment in audit quality, talent, technology, environmental sustainability and its regional business. Read More...

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Top 50+50: is diversity in firms improving?

Accounting Firms Top 50+50: is diversity in firms improving?

3y Leanna Reeves

Top 50+50: is diversity in firms improving?

What efforts are being made in tackling diversity within accountancy and what are the key diversity-related learnings and from this year’s 50+50 surve...

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Business leaders meet to boost diversity in the workplace

Business Business leaders meet to boost diversity in the workplace

3y Leanna Reeves

Business leaders meet to boost diversity in the wo...

New government board intends to promote female entrepreneurship in the UK. Read More...

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Accountancy will 'always be considered an elite profession'

Accounting Firms Accountancy will 'always be considered an elite profession'

3y Leanna Reeves

Accountancy will 'always be considered an elite pr...

Recent CABA findings reveal how individuals today perceive the profession. Read More...

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KPMG: We will not tolerate bad behaviour

Big Four KPMG: We will not tolerate bad behaviour

3y Dave Beach

KPMG: We will not tolerate bad behaviour

After a KPMG partner stepped down amid bullying allegations, two senior female executives at KPMG weigh in on allegation processes, inclusive attitude...

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EY appoint two women to senior UK leadership roles

Big Four EY appoint two women to senior UK leadership roles

3y Tom Lemmon

EY appoint two women to senior UK leadership roles

EY today announced the appointment of Justine Belton to its UK LLP Board and Tonia Lovell as a UK Independent Non-Executive (INE). The announcement me...

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Big Four scoop diversity honours while “alarming pay gaps” remain

Big Four Big Four scoop diversity honours while “alarming pay gaps” remain

3y Dave Beach

Big Four scoop diversity honours while “alarming p...

“It’s horrific that we’re still seeing fewer opportunities for ethnic minority employees and people of colour, and alarming ethnicity pay gaps across ...

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Is beating unconscious bias the key to letting women flourish in finance?

Career Is beating unconscious bias the key to letting women flourish in finance?

3y Rita Trehan, Business transformation expert

Is beating unconscious bias the key to letting wom...

Business transformation expert Rita Trehan outlines how tackling unconscious bias is the key to narrowing the gap for women in the accounting sector R...

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What's it like to do an accountancy apprenticeship?

Career What's it like to do an accountancy apprenticeship?

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

What's it like to do an accountancy apprenticeship...

"Not only have I been able to earn a salary whilst working towards a degree, I have also been given the chance to experience working at a Big Four fir...

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Tech Talent Charter calls for gender equality

Technology Tech Talent Charter calls for gender equality

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Tech Talent Charter calls for gender equality

AAT is the first professional accounting body to sign the Charter Read More...

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Lagarde says female leaders key to global prosperity

Business Lagarde says female leaders key to global prosperity

4y Lawrie Holmes, Editor, Financial Director

Lagarde says female leaders key to global prosperi...

In an exclusive interview, the IMF’s managing director spells out the need for diversity in a fast-changing and complex environment Read More...

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KPMG celebrates two years as a Disability Confident Leader

Big Four KPMG celebrates two years as a Disability Confident Leader

4y Beth McLoughlin

KPMG celebrates two years as a Disability Confiden...

KPMG assesses the benefits and what the company has learned in two years of its inclusion programme Read More...

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Who holds accountability for workplace discrimination?

Career Who holds accountability for workplace discrimination?

4y Professor Binna Kandola OBE, Senior partner and co-founder, Pearn Kandola

Who holds accountability for workplace discriminat...

Discrimination takes many forms and, though firms are focusing more on diversity, UK accountancy still has a long way to go before ethnic minorities a...

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The employee pay gaps that companies should be reporting on

Career The employee pay gaps that companies should be reporting on

4y Sarah Chilton

The employee pay gaps that companies should be rep...

A new paper on fair pay focused on gender pay gap reporting but also proposed data be collected on other characteristics Read More...

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National Inclusion Week: Origins of BDO’s BAME society

Career National Inclusion Week: Origins of BDO’s BAME society

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

National Inclusion Week: Origins of BDO’s BAME soc...

Irene Temu, still only a trainee at BDO, set up the BAME society after noticing it was missing from their diversity efforts Read More...

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PwC annual report: the drive to keep improving

Big Four PwC annual report: the drive to keep improving

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

PwC annual report: the drive to keep improving

It’s been another great year for PwC. But how many of their targets have been reached, and what will 2019 bring? Read More...

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Top 50+50: How diverse are top UK accountancy firms?

Practice Top 50+50: How diverse are top UK accountancy firms?

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Top 50+50: How diverse are top UK accountancy firm...

The Top 50+50 survey has found that there is still a long way to go for the top accountancy firms in pursuit of increasing diversity Read More...

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KPMG does charity abseil for NSPCC partnership

Big Four KPMG does charity abseil for NSPCC partnership

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

KPMG does charity abseil for NSPCC partnership

James Stewart, head of Brexit and vice chair at KPMG, and Peter Wanless, CEO of the NSPCC, on why businesses need to partner with charities Read More...

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Deloitte reduces gender pay gap but bonus gap widens

Big Four Deloitte reduces gender pay gap but bonus gap widens

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Deloitte reduces gender pay gap but bonus gap wide...

This year Deloitte's gender pay gap is 41.1% compared with last year's 43.2% but there are still few female partners Read More...

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Why companies with poor social mobility will suffer

Career Why companies with poor social mobility will suffer

4y Donna Bulmer, Group board member

Why companies with poor social mobility will suffe...

A recent study found that by 2030 we can expect a talent deficit of three million workers in the UK and rejecting diversity will only narrow our ideas...

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