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Celebrating Black Heritage in business and accounting

Thought accountancy wasn't for you? Think again. Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon will share her advice for a successful career and how finance has played a role. Join ICAEW and 10 top UK employers for a virtual event that will help you gain the confidence to change the face of accounting. The event took place on Wednesday 17 November.

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Why attend?

  1. Engage

    With business professionals at some of the major employers of apprentices and graduates in the UK.

  2. Educate

    About the endless opportunities available as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant.

  3. Encourage

    To apply for work experience, degree programmes and higher apprenticeships.


  • BDO logo

  • Crowe logo

  • Deloitte

  • EY logo

  • Grant Thornton

  • KPMG logo

  • Mazars

  • Moore Kingston Smith

  • PwC logo

  • RSM Standard logo


Taking CTRL: Potential to powerful, Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon – insight and advice for a successful career and how finance has played a critical role in their professional life. A Q&A section will feature.

What is the profession doing to support Black Heritage talent? – The Black Professional Services Collective, a group of senior Black professionals across some of the major accountancy firms, will share their experiences, what has and will be done to ensure the accountancy profession leads the way in being open to all. 

What is it like working in the profession? Q&A panel – hear from current trainees and recently qualified chartered accountants. Ask those burning questions about what it is actually like working in some of the top school-leaver and graduate employers in the UK.

What should I do next? – An overview of the routes and opportunities available within the profession and the support available.

Student profiles

Next steps

Wondering what to do next? Check out some of the opportunities currently available from our event partners.