Accountancy, Finance, Banking and Law

AAT is more than just the UK’s leading qualification and professional body for accounting and finance staff. Our 125,000 global members can tell you why. We offer internationally recognised qualifications ranging from a short AAT Access course suitable for someone with no experience in accountancy, to a level two in Bookkeeping or our AAT Accounting Qualification. We will support you every step of your professional journey with help from our dedicated staff and excellent e-learning resources. It’s never been easier to start you career again, with 67% of our prospects in 2014 being career changers, there is always an AAT accounting qualification to suit you.

The ACCA Schools Resource Pack has been developed to assist you when explaining careers in accountancy to young people. Inside you will find fact sheets and case studies to help you discuss the different routes into the profession, so you can offer the most relevant advice.

Association of Taxation Technicians. A career in tax offers more than you might think. Tax offers graduates and school leavers a varied and interesting career. And with tax qualifications such as the ATT, it offers them professional status and the rewards that go with it.

Babington is an award-winning apprenticeship provider with an Ofsted ‘Good’ rating. Babington delivers flexible learning solutions for apprenticeships in financial services, leadership and management, business admin, sales and marketing, with an average 70% pass rate. Find out more at

Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)
The CISI’s mission is to help members attain, maintain and develop their knowledge and skills and to promote the highest standards of ethics and integrity in the securities and investment industry.
Based in the City of London, the CISI is a global organisation with representative offices in financial centres such as Dublin, Singapore, Dubai, Mumbai and Colombo. We work in close cooperation with regulators, firms and other professional bodies worldwide.
With its 40,000 worldwide membership, the CISI is the professional body which sets examinations and offers qualifications for those working, or looking to establish a career in, the wealth management and capital markets industry.

Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx)
CILEx provides a non-university route to qualification as a lawyer including apprenticeships. Chartered Legal Executive lawyers can become partners in law firms, coroners, advocates and judges. Our vocational training costs £2,400 - £7,400 and allows students to earn as they learn through this accessible, flexible and affordable route. Law graduates are also welcomed via the Graduate Fast-track Diploma.

The world’s largest professional body for risk, insurance and financial services. Our interactive, 90-minute Discover Risk and Discover Fortunes events are delivered in schools and colleges, bringing together employers and Year 12/13 students, to promote the profession and opportunities that exist in it.

The world’s largest professional body of management accountants. CIMA are committed to working with advice professionals to provide students with the most accurate and up-to-date info to enable them to make informed decisions about their career options.

Chartered Institute of Taxation - Meet the high demand for tax professionals. The CIOT is the leading body in the UK for taxation professionals dealing with all aspects of taxation.

Council for Licensed Conveyancers
Whether you have experience within the property legal sector, or are looking for a change of career, the CLC qualification provides access to an exciting and rewarding career in property conveyancing as a licensed conveyancer.

Financial Adviser School
The Financial Adviser School’s 18 month training programme will equip your clients with the skills and knowledge and provide them with the supervision required to achieve full Competent Adviser Status as Financial Adviser, guaranteeing a self employed contract upon graduation.

Financial & Legal Skills Partnership
The Financial Skills Partnership (FSP) is an organisation with a single goal: to proactively support the development of a skilled workforce in the UK’s financial, finance and accountancy sectors. Following the merger with JSSC, the FSP will also support skills development in the legal sector.

Graduate Prospects - Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Graduate Prospects - Law provides everything your students need to know about careers in Accountancy, Banking and Finance and Law. 

ICAEW is committed to working with academic staff and careers advisers to give relevant and practical advice to students on careers in accountancy, finance and business. Visit our website to find out more about the wide variety of services we offer to support you with providing information to schools, colleges and universities.

Investment 2020
Investment 2020 is a trainee scheme powered by some of the biggest and most innovative brands in investment management. We believe that the recruitment, training and development of talented young people from a wide range of backgrounds is essential to the quality of our industry.
Our aim is to bring firms together to provide entry opportunities, at school and graduate level, and at the same time employ individuals who will help sustain and improve the services we provide for our customers. There are a range of trainee schemes from 12 months contracts to apprenticeship and school leaver programmers offering permanent employment. 

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Your students can earn while they learn with leading training provider Kaplan. We offer Apprenticeships in a Accounting, Audit, Tax and Financial Services and have a dedicated Recruitment Service team helping young people to secure an Apprenticeship job. Visit our website now to download your free careers resources. 

LawCareers.Net tells you everything you need to know to begin your career in law whether you are looking for a training contract to become a solicitor or a pupillage to become a barrister or if you want to find out more about the paralegal or legal executive route

Law Society of Scotland
The Law Society of Scotland is the membership body for Scottish solicitors. We can provide advice and information on what is involved in becoming a solicitor, including studying law and completing the traineeship.

NALP (National Association of Licensed Paralegals)
A professional membership body offering paralegal qualifications for an accessible and less costly pathway into law without going to University. Qualifications range - Level 3 to 7 and fees - £350 to £2400. Paralegals work with solicitors, barristers, within industry and commerce or can be self-employed licensed practitioners or freelance.