The Grad Scheme: Kate’s Story

Having graduated from University with a degree in Zoology, it’s safe to say I most definitely wasn’t planning a career in finance. Admittedly, I wasn’t exactly sure what it was I wanted but the natural starting point for me was looking at jobs and work experience in Zoology and Ecology, but nothing I came across […]

The Grad Scheme: Grant’s Story

As an inexperienced graduate who knew they had a lot to offer, it was difficult getting past the ‘experience in……’ barrier. So probably like most, when I embarked on the whirlwind that is ‘job-hunting’ after Uni, my first port of call was looking into the many Graduate Programmes that were on offer. Not a fan […]

The Grad Scheme: Rachael’s Story

After studying Accounting & Finance at Uni, looking for a job in financial services came instinctively to me but, with a huge range of roles on offer, I wasn’t exactly sure what career I wanted to pursue. Personally, I was put off applying to any of the ‘big four’ as I had heard stories from […]

The Grad Scheme: Simon’s Story

After graduating from University with a degree in Accounting & Financial Management, I wasn’t exactly sure which career path I wanted to take. All my uni friends were looking to secure jobs in the city with the usual big accountancy firms, but although I didn’t know exactly what it was I wanted, I was certain […]

The Paraplanner

We know what you’re thinking, ‘What on earth is Paraplanning?’ It’s a little known but rapidly in-demand career that has grown in recent years.  In simple terms, a Paraplanner is someone who works with a Financial Planner or Financial Adviser to do a number of their non-client facing tasks involved in preparing and administering a […]

The Compliance Support

The Role The compliance support role was introduced in 2018 and is suited to someone who is forward-thinking and willing to get stuck in. You will undertake on the job training alongside studying for your Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning over a two year period, on your very own personally developed learning programme. On […]