The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is continuing to affect all of our lives. Every one of us is living with unique circumstances and facing different challenges. Here you’ll find information on how we can help, including tips and resources to help you cope during this time. We will continue to update this page regularly, as the worldwide situation progresses.
How we can help
We provide free lifelong support to past and present ICAEW members, ACA students, ICAEW staff, and their close family members including husbands, wives, life partners and dependent children up to the age of 25. Scroll down this page to find out more about our support.
- Emotional support
- Financial assistance
- Career development support
- Legal advice
- Debt advice
- Health and carer support
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During times of change, focusing on your personal and professional skills can help you regain or maintain a sense of control, balance and wellbeing.
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Our counsellors can help you deal with the emotional impact of uncertainty, anxiety and stress of coronavirus on your mental wellbeing. Sessions are available over the phone and online so we can support you even if you’re self-isolating or in lockdown.
Your income may be affected as a result of coronavirus, you may have been made redundant, are unable to work, or have been living on a reduced income. In many instances we can provide financial support to get you through the tough times to keep you and your family well.
Our financial support is means-tested. This means we take your income, expenditure, capital and assets into account when awarding financial support.
Support for adults in the UK
Qwell is an online counselling and mental health support service. You can share experiences and gain support from a community of anonymous peers and qualified professionals. Find out more here.
Support for young people in the UK
If you or a member of your family is aged 11-25 you can access Kooth, a free online counselling and emotional wellbeing platform. You can speak to professionally trained counsellors, get peer-to-peer support and access live forums. Join Kooth.
You may have a query about being furloughed, your employment contract or redundancy rights. Our partner Law Express may be able to help. They can offer a wide range of independent advice, guidance and information on a host of legal issues arising from COVID-19.
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