Finance, insurance and pensions

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efc – eFinancialCareers, as well as jobs, a great source of careers information

The Gateway – Online magazine for students looking at careers in finance

National Careers Service – A comprehensive breakdown of the roles available within financial services

British Bankers Association - Professional association in the banking and financial services industry

Scottish Finance Enterprise - Overview of the sector

Insurance and Pensions
  • Actuarial Post - Provides the latest actuarial news and articles across all actuarial sectors, actuary jobs and free monthly digital magazine.
  • Careers in Statistics - Careers advice from the Royal Statistical Society.
  • CT Past Papers - Useful in preparing for interview case studies and numerical testing for some companies.
  • Discover Risk - Identifying risk and creating products that let people get on with their lives has created a huge profession with bags of opportunities for bright young things like you.
  • Inside Careers - Career profiles in Actuarial, Insurance and Pensions
  • More or Less - Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • The Actuary - magazine that provides news about the industry, a dedicated page for graduates entering the profession, and job vacancies
  • The Faculty and Institute of Actuaries (IFoA) - information on the role of an actuary, finding a job and work experience, a downloadable brochure about the profession and a directory of actuarial employers
  • Prospects - for a professional insight into careers in this industry
  • Student Times - a comprehensive guide to actuarial courses and careers
  • TARGETjobs - graduate career information and vacancies
  • Insurance Career Guideinformation on salary expectations, entry requirements, typical tasks, career progression details and other related useful resources across a range of different roles in insurance.

ACCA - The global body for professional accountants

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland

Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy

Institute of Chartered Accountancy England & Wales

Chartered Institute of Taxation

Accountancy Age - source of sector information

Accountancy Daily – source of sector information