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Dear All,

I hope you’ve had a great term so far and have found our new website to be a useful reference tool for your students and colleagues.

In our first monthly Finance E-News Bulletin, we have news of the latest merger of two big graduate accountancy recruiters, BDO and PKF. We also update you on our new initiative, our Employer Q&As as well as other changes in the finance industry.

Please feel free to share this newsletter with your students and colleagues, through our newsletter web page or by copying and pasting the content into your own communications.

I do hope you find this month’s E-News Bulletins helpful and relevant. If you have any feedback, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards,

Laura McFarlane,
Editor, Inside Careers


Employer Q&A

Following the introduction of our series of Graduate Employer Q&As last month, we have received a really good response from students submitting their questions to employers about their company, culture and recruitment process.

So far we have featured graduate employers within the Accountancy, Tax, Actuarial and Consultancy professions. The latest Q&A answers are now live on our site.

The next scheduled Employer Q&A:
Dates: 1 December – 7 December 2012

Find out more about our series of Graduate Employer Q&As .


Hot topics

Below are some of our hot topic articles, providing students with a detailed insight into the latest trends, developments and current issues in their chosen industry.

Changes in the finance industry
We take a closer look at some of the recent changes in Europe and the UK’s finance industry.

Solvency II
Kunal Patel explains what Solvency II is and the effect it will have on the actuarial profession.

The future for accountancy
Government spending cuts, rising fuel prices and low confidence in the markets all add up to a challenging time to be entering the world of business and finance.


Latest News

Keeping you up to date with the latest industry news articles specific to the finance sector, covering current events and ‘need to know’ information. Below are some of our most recent news posts:

Banking & Investments – Banks must break up if ring-fence fails
Banks are threatened with a full separation of their investment and retail operations.

Actuaries – Pension deficits restrict UK investment
Independent research has been commissioned to find the views of business leaders in the UK.

Tax – Tax crackdown yields £21 billion
HMRC’s investigations into tax avoidance and evasion have raised yields by a third to £21bn in 2011-12.

Accountancy – BDO and PKF plan merger
BDO and PKF (UK) have announced that they are in advanced merger discussions.


Latest graduate jobs & internships

Don’t forget we constantly update our website with the latest graduate jobs, internships, industrial placements and school leaver programmes in a number of niche professions, including accountancy, consultancy and banking.

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