Banking & Finance

If you're studying Maths, Economics or Business Studies, there'll be something of interest on this page.  In fact, many firms in this sector like to employ a variety of people with a wide range of skills, so any school subject can lead into the world of banking and finance.

Economics & Maths

www.spe.co.uk - the Society of Professional Economists' website includes information on what business economists do, where they are employed, education and training, essential personal qualities and skills, and useful resources

www.civilservice.gov.uk/networks/ges - Government Economics Service website gives comprehensive careers information and details of what government economists do across 30 government departments and agencies

www.res.org.uk - Royal Economic Society is one of the oldest economics associations in the world. Read free articles from the

Economics Journal and use the site to look for work experience and job opportunities

www.prospects.ac.uk - useful advice about using a school subject as a springboard into work

www.studyingeconomics.ac.uk - Information about economics degree courses and the careers they lead onto, plus feedback from pupils currently studying economics

www.mathscareers.org.uk - has information about the many jobs that use your maths skills

Two good websites for jobs are www.econ-jobs.com and www.economistjobs.com

Finance, Accountancy & Actuarial Careers

www.allaboutfinancecareers.com - website for school leavers, students and graduates in the UK. If you're an aspiring accountant, future financial planner or wannabe wealth management expert, this website is for you

www.discoverrisk.co.uk - a fun site looking at careers in insurance

www.accountancyage.com - good careers section with interesting articles on accountancy

www.bankofenglandjobs.co.uk - find out about jobs at the Bank of England

www.lseg.com/careers - working and internships at the London Stock Exchange

www.accaglobal.com/uk - the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants'  site gives information on the exam structure and past exam papers, both for the ACCA qualification and the Certified Accounting Technician level, plus information on  different entry routes.

www.icaew.com - Institute of Chartered Accountants site includes information on different routes (school leaver, apprenticeship, university) to complete the ACA qualification and become a chartered accountant

www.cii.co.uk - website for the Chartered Institute of Insurers with a good section on careers

www.actuaries.org.uk - Faculty of Actuaries and Institute of Actuaries site includes information on what is involved in becoming an actuary and the skills needed

www.efinancialcareers.com - a website for those looking for work in the financial markets, accounting and investment banking in the UK and

worldwide

www.cisi.org - the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments site has information on education, work experience and apprenticeships

www.fcacareers.org.uk/careers - find out about careers with the Financial Conduct Authority

www.financialskillspartnership.org.uk - information on apprenticeships in finance