Why join Access Accountancy?
Access Accountancy signatories commit to measurable outcomes, which aim to deliver real change and welcome talented and ambitious young people to the profession from all backgrounds. Access Accountancy signatories are committed to:
- Providing a target number of 30 hour work placements, depending on their size and capacity, to students from disadvantaged backgrounds
- Collecting and monitoring socioeconomic data of applicants and hires on an annual basis
- Taking part in externally validated reviews of Access Accountancy
- Generating interest in accountancy by delivering common messages in more target schools and colleges
Access Accountancy signatories are also expected to make an annual donation (dependent on their size) to support the continuation of the initiative. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why is it important?
It is generally recognised that the country’s future prosperity and growth will be underpinned by the professions.
This expansion will require recruitment of the most talented people from all backgrounds.
What we're trying to achieve
The accountancy profession is more representative, at all levels, of the socioeconomic demographic of wider society.
Access Accountancy works towards everyone having an equal chance of accessing the accountancy profession based on merit not background.
As an Access Accountancy signatory you will have access to: