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People Matters: Why your team means more than ever

Talking teams with our brand-new AccountingWEB Live show People Matters, hosted by Mazuma's Lucy Cohen.

22nd Oct 2020
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People Matters with Lucy Cohen

While lockdown rules might change with the wind, there is one thing we do know: looking after your staff matters more than ever.

Our teams and people are integral to the survival of the accounting profession and as leaders in business, we must understand, listen and learn in order to create healthy and supportive working environments.

But exactly what do our teams need in a post-lockdown world?

Over to our new regular show for AccountingWEB Live, People Matters. Presented by Mazuma’s Lucy Cohen, each episode looks at the latest developments in staffing issues for accounting professionals. With coverage of such topics as diversity, wellbeing, recruitment and remote working, this people-focused show will offer practical advice and discussion to help accounting leaders support and nurture individuals and teams for the future. 

"People Matters is here to deal with the issues that sit deep within us and can’t be addressed with a tech hack or an efficiency tracker," said Cohen. "Talking about and understanding what makes us tick will allow us all to lead fulfilling and happy lives and careers. It’s not just about the you that shows up to the office, it’s about every bit of of you."

Coming next

People Matters with Lucy CohenEmbracing diversity in your practice | Monday 26th October | 9am
To highlight the Black Lives Matter movement and to celebrate Black History Month, Lucy Cohen is joined by Kayleigh Graham, Partnerships Manager for Capitalise.com. Together they explore why firms shouldn’t be a silent bystander to this movement and discuss how a diverse team can strengthen your firm and how you serve your clients. Accountancy firms are finally beginning to address issues around diversity in the workplace, this informal and interactive session will add to the debate with practical takeaways you can use to make a difference in your business.

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Coming soon

• It’s OK not to be OK: Tackling mental health head on | Monday 9th November | 9am

• Talking Taboos: Mentioning the unmentionables | Monday 23 November | 9am

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About the host:

Lucy Cohen is the co-founder of Mazuma, the UK's first subscription-based accountancy service and an Accounting Excellence 2019 Awards finalist. 

Lucy is the author of The Millennial Renaissance and a member of the Advisory Board for AccountingWEB Live's debut exhibition in December 2021.

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