ICAEW’s ‘Background should be no barrier: Strengthening social mobility in the accountancy profession’
John Craven, Director of the Social Mobility Commission, will be delivering the keynote speech at the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales’ (ICAEW) next event ‘Background should be no barrier: Strengthening social mobility in the accountancy profession’.
Event date: 02/05/2023
Event time: 6:15pm-8:30pm
Location: Chartered Accountants' Hall, Moorgate Place, London EC2R 6EA
The benefits of having a socially diverse workforce are immense. This event will seek to inspire and empower attendees to make changes that improve their organisation’s workplace diversity. In addition to a keynote speech from John Craven, this event will include an interactive Q&A session with distinguished speakers:
The Rt. Hon Justine Greening
Jayne Owen, President, CIPFA
Julia Penny, President, ICAEW
Nik Miller, Chief Executive, Bridge Group
Vincent Egunlae, Mergers & Acquisitions, Grant Thornton
The evening will include hosted roundtable discussions to help support attendees and their organisations to implement a plan, and to guide them through the process. The event will be facilitated by Marcia Dyce, Diversity and Inclusion Communities Manager, ICAEW.
At this event attendees will:
Enhance their understanding of the benefits of a socially diverse workforce.
Take part in roundtable discussions to help support them in their commitment to drive social mobility monitoring.
Gain insight into how to take action to make more inclusive engagement and recruitment policies.
Have the opportunity for networking and a drinks reception.
Have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A with the expert panel.