How to make the transition from Banker to Broker

Introduction At the end of September 2020, TSB announced a series of nationwide closures starting this autumn and continuing into 2021. This means that around 960 jobs will be cut along with 164 high street branches, equivalent to a third of all locations nationwide. This comes just after the August 2020 announcements of Co-op bank to shed 350 jobs and NatWest to …

Ways to get into financial services after getting your results (UK 2020)

In 2018, the financial services industry contributed around 7% to the UK’s GDP, equating to roughly £132 billion, half of which came from London alone. Financial Services is a great and diverse profession, offering varied career paths for individuals across the sectors within the industry. There are many points of entry and loads of great ways …

Employed or self employed – the pros and cons

Many people are often scared by the concept of being self employed. In fact, a survey in March 2019 found that only a staggering 15.1% of people work in a self-employed capacity (source: ONS). There are many advantages and disadvantages to being self employed or employed, particularly within the Financial Services industry – so we …

How James achieved flexibility, freedom and a drive to be successful in his Mortgage Advisor position

Made the right move – this case study explains how Premier Jobs UK helped James focus on finding the right Mortgage Advisor job for his situation Whilst at your previous mortgage brokerage, what led you to start looking for a new position? I had been working for my previous company for many years helping the company …

How Theo obtained his ideal Mortgage Advisor job with flexible working

Made the right move – this case study explains how Premier Jobs UK helped Theo obtain the job he wanted with a healthy balance of work and family life Before starting in your current job as a Mortgage Advisor, what led you to start looking for a new position? Alongside my job as a Mortgage …

How KS made the successful move from Paraplanner to Financial Advisor

Made the right move – this case study highlights how Premier Jobs UK helped KS move achieve the next step in her career Before choosing to join your current IFA firm, what led you to start looking for a new position? At the time, I was working as a Paraplanner which I really enjoyed but …