On this page, you can find specialist sources of information to help your understanding and career planning within this key local industry. This expert content and local labour market information will continue to evolve with industry sponsorship of this career sector on Careersnearhere – but for now, why not take a look at the following overview which includes suggestions for how to research further.


Academic courses are advertised (for free) on the Academic noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And on the websites of the individual universities and colleges.

See also: Sixth Forms, Colleges and Higher Education.

Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised (for free) on the Apprenticeship noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And most Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised nationally on the government backed Find an Apprenticeship website.

See also: Apprenticeships (Level 2 or 3) and Apprenticeships (Level 4+).


If you can’t find what you’re looking for today under Professional & Financial Services, remember to come back again as adverts can be placed (for free) at any time. Meanwhile, follow your instincts to keep exploring elsewhere on Careersnearhere.com because what you want may simply have been advertised under a different sector.

And take a look at the careers advice & guidance online section of Careersnearhere.com for sector-specific information and relevant videos.

There’s relevant local information on the West of England LEP website including:

  • Labour Market Intelligence
  • Local Marketplace Information
  • Local Sector Groups
  • Local Skills Sector Statement

Here are just a few of the many other relevant websites which may be of interest:

Accountancy Age HM Courts & Tribunals
The Actuary HR Director
The Banker HR Grapevine
Banking Technology HR Magazine
Bristol Community Accountancy HR Review
Bristol Mediation Insurance Age
Bristol-online Listings Insurance Times
Business Economics Law Gazette
CISAS The Lawyer
Crown Prosecution Service Lawyer Monthly
Derivatives & Financial Derivatives Legal Business
Do-It.org Legal Services Ombudsman
The Economist Legal Week
eFinancial News Money Week
Environmental Finance New Law Journal
Equality & Human Rights OnRec
Euromoney Personnel Today
Financial Director Recruiter
Financial Ombudsman Recruitment Grapevine
Finance Monthly Solicitors Journal
Financial Sector Technology Volunteer Bristol
Financial Skills Partnership Volunteer Centres at BANES, Filton, Kingswood, Thornbury & Yate
Free Index What Investment


And look out for some of the websites for the relevant UK Associations, Institutes & Institutions:
Accounting Technicians Financial Analyst
Actuaries Financial Conduct
Advanced Legal Studies Financial Planning
Arbitrators Financial Services
Art & Law Fiscal Studies
Bankers & British Bankers Human Resources (HR) & HR Management
Bank Safe Online Human Rights
The Bar Council Insolvency
Barrister’ Clerks Insurance
Book-keepers International Accountants
British Insurance Brokers Internal Auditors
British Insurers International & Comparative Law
British & Irish Legal Information Islamic Banking & Insurance
Capital Markets The Law Society
Chartered Accountants Legal Executives
Chartered Certified Accountants Loss Adjusters
Chartered Financial Analyst Maritime Law
Chartered Management Accountants Money-Laundering Prevention
Chartered Public Finance Mortgage Lenders
Chartered Secretaries & Administrators Paralegals
Chartered Wealth Manager Patent Attorneys
Commercial & Corporate Law Patentees & Inventors
Consumer Credit Pensions Management
Conveyancers Personnel & Development
Corporate Treasurers Practicing Accountants
Credit Management Public Accountants
Criminology Public Finance & Accountancy
Economic Affairs Public Relations
Financial Advisers Recruiters & Recruitment Professionals
Economic Development Retail Banking
Employment Risk Management
European & Comparative Law Securities & Investment
FACT – Against Copyright Theft Space Policy & Law
FAST – Against Software Theft Taxation
Finance & Leasing Taxation Technicians
Financial Accountants Trade Mark Attorneys