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GCSE or Standard Grade

If you’re studying for your GCSEs or Standard Grades at the moment, and you’re already looking for advice on how to get into the world of finance, good on you! It’s a fantastic idea to start early. Find out what you can be doing now to get off to the very best start...

Case Study: Ben Robson, Insolvency Practitioner

By Ben Robson, Licensed Insolvency Practitioner

Ben Robson is a licensed insolvency practitioner (IP) from Bridge Newland. He’s one of the youngest people to have passed the JIEB exams – the mandatory exams needed to practice in insolvency. And he’s a school leaver! I guess I would say that I...

Do I Need Top GCSE Grades for a Finance Career?

By Jos Weale, Editor, AllAboutFinanceCareers.com

The pressure is always on from teachers and parents to nail the best grades you can in your GCSEs or Scottish Standards. And let’s not beat around the bush; the better your results are, the better it looks on your CV! But do you need to ace your...

Which GCSEs Do Finance Recruiters Look For?

By Jos Weale, Editor, AllAboutFinanceCareers.com

When it comes to your GCSEs there are no solid rules for the subjects you should choose in order to head directly into a finance career. Recruiters appreciate that you are at a very early stage in your long career path (which is likely to stretch...

What Finance Roles Could I Do With My GCSEs?

By Jos Weale, Editor, AllAboutFinanceCareers.com

Once you bag your GCSEs, Scottish Standards or equivalent qualifications, you are already set up with some artillery for entry into the world of banking and finance. Impressive stuff! If you don’t fancy continuing with formal education, there are...