Employment is the number one reason people get in touch with CABA. We have an extensive range of career services; they’re all free and strictly confidential. And it’s not just past and present ICAEW members who can take advantage. Close family members can access our career services too.
Our career coaching programmes are tailored to your precise needs - analysing your skills, enhancing your resilience and developing a career plan to succeed. They’re free and available face-to-face, online and over the phone.
Our programmes also include access to award winning online resources - from a CV builder and interview simulator, through to a career planner and job vacancy databases.
Career adaptability courses
Can you effectively manage change? Are you making the most of your personal brand? Do you have the emotional intelligence to move up? Take a professional and personal development course from CABA and you’re ready for whatever work, and life, throws at you. Taking place across England and Wales, our courses give you the skills and insights you need to succeed.
Back to the workplace events
Designed to get you back into work and jump-start your journey up the career ladder, our back to workplace events, training programmes and career clinics are unmissable. Taking place throughout the country and run in conjunction with the ICAEW every event aims to give you an unfair advantage!
Our careers microsite is packed with insights and resources to support you at every stage of your career. Covering topics such as enhancing your employability, information for managers, working for yourself, taking a career break, retirement and more. Develop the skills and confidence you need to adapt, respond and grow throughout your professional life.
Planning and enjoying retirement options
If you’re approaching the end of your working life our retirement courses help you plan for a happy and secure future. And if you’re retired, we have a range of social events open to members. Our courses and events take place across England and Wales – helping to be successful at every stage of life.
Career adaptability tool
The key to a successful career? Adaptability. A high level of career adaptability enables you to respond confidently to your professional environment, handle change, and work proactively towards the future you want. Assess and develop your career adaptability with our online tool
ICAEW Support Members Scheme
We work closely with the ICAEW Support Members Scheme who like CABA, exists to support ICAEW members in the UK and abroad. The Scheme offers a confidential, non-judgemental service. Support members can be local or in another region, are all chartered accountants and are exempt from the duty to report misconduct. More information can be found on the ICAEW Support Members Scheme page.
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Your questions answered
Are your services means tested?
Most of CABA's services are not means tested, however, we will consider someone’s income if financial assistance is required.
I am an accountant, but not a member of ICAEW, can you still help?
Our services are available to past and present ICAEW members, their carers and their families.
CABA has supported me in the past; will I be able to receive support from CABA again?
We understand that circumstances change. If you have received advice and support from us in the past there are no time limits or restrictions preventing you from receiving support from us again.
Will CABA support me if I live outside of the UK?
If you’re eligible for our support, we’ll support you regardless of where you live.