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Association of Chartered Certified Accountants: resource for Chartered accountants and support

Accountancy Age
Accountancy Age: Sector news for finance and accountancy professionals, includes jobs & career advice

Accounting Web
Accounting Web: A virtual community for Accountants. Resources for every day practices. Includes news stories, directories, training and career advice and jobs

Badenoch & Clark (Agency)
Badenoch & Clark. Recruitment agency covering banking/accountancy markets

News and job listings for the European securities, investment banking and fund management Industries ie worldwide financial communication

London Institute of Banking and Finance

Founded in 1879 as the Institute of Bankers, now evolved in line with the financial services and banking industries. Previously ifs University College.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA employers). CIMA works with some of the worldís leading employers and course providers around the world to educate, train and qualify first-class financial managers.

City Jobs
Cityjobs: for banking, finance and accountancy Jobs in the City and across the UK job site

Jobs and careers in the securities, investment banking and fund management industries.

European Stock Markets A-Z
A-Z: ABC of world banks and listings of building societies, stockbrokers and investment

Finance Contractors
FinanceContractors is a job board listing contract and interim finance, accounting and consultancy jobs

Finance Agency Hydrogen group
Recruitment consultancy, placing high-calibre accounting and operations professionals, from part qualified through to board level on a permanent and contract basis.

FinanceContractors is a job board listing contract and interim finance, accounting and consultancy jobs

Financial News Online
News and job listings for the European securities, investment banking and fund mgt industries

UK accounting and finance jobs

Hays: A large recruitment firm with offices throughout the country. Accountancy vacancies through all UK industries and salary survey information.

Healyhunt (Agency)
Specialist recruiters in the banking sector generally in the salary range £50-100k.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales is the largest professional accountancy body in Europe. Search the official ICAEW Directory of Firms online with verified information on over 23,000 offices of member firms worldwide.

Independent Appointments (Agency)
Independent Appointments (UK): Insurance and financial services, loss adjusting appointments.

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, is the professional body for people in public finance

Jobs at KPMG for all levels.

Michael Page
Major recruitment agency

Michelangelo Associates (Agency)
Executive search agency.

Nigel Lynn Associates
Nigel Lynn Associates. Permanent, temporary and contract positions in accountancy and investment banking.

Preferred Financial Recruitment
Preferred Financial Recruitment. Midlands based accountancy recruitment firm with jobs from £30k upwards.

PSD Group
PSD is an international recruitment services organisation operating at the Middle to Senior Executive level.

Randstad Finance and Professional
Specialist recruitment firm for permanent, temporary, contract and interim professionals across finance, HR, compliance, Risk, Insurance and legal.  If you're looking for Jocelyn Rowe or Martin Ward Anderson they are now part of Ranstad

Reed accountancy opportunities

Robert Half - International Offices
International firm with 325 offices, Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialised financial recruiting firm, placing quality candidates at all levels. This is the key links page for the International offices

The Banker
Online magazine for banking news.

Toner Graham
Toner Graham is a specialist accountancy recruitment consultancy Clients range across industries from the worldís largest companies to medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups. Vacancies mainly in the Thames Valley and West Country areas.

Wheale Thomas Hodgins Plc.
Wheale Thomas Hodgins Plc. Recruitment company dealing mainly with Accountancy and Financial services. Offices in London, Bristol & Leeds mainly covering salaries ranging to £250K

Annual reports/ Corporate financial info

Companies House
Lists UK companies and when their next accounts are due. Accounts and other information can be purchased online

Financial News online
Securities and investment banking - financial news online

Dun and Bradstreet

Dun & Bradstreet is a global company with a worldwide network that enables executives across the globe to make strong business decisions by providing relevant data eg. commercial, financial

Arts and Entertainment

The Arts Council
The national development agency for the arts in England, providing funding for a range of arts activities.

Association of Illustrators
Association of Illustrators, jobs and news

The Crafts Council
Crafts Council - arts resources, events, news and views

The Design Council
Design Council

The Museum Association
The Museum Association. For professional development and a large bank of vacancies

The Stage
The Stage. News, views and vacancies for actors and those in related professions

The whitebook
A directory of suppliers of everything and anything you could need for events and shows

Career advice and training

Lifelong Learning
Department for Education and Skills website as domain + financial help while training

Learn Direct
Government programme - distance learning and on-line courses incl help in using the internet

Career Soft
Company specialises in using IT to bring career resources to students and advisors

Careers Portal
Careers, education and guidance site aimed at graduates. Links to job profiles linked to the relevant professional associations.

Careers A-Z
Independent Careers information site clear and easy to use, lots of info on choosing and changing career

Graduate careers info including training courses, relevant links and articles

The Careers Group, University of London
University of London Careers Service

Continuing Education Gateway (Scotland)
Scottish careers and education site; job profiles, info on training and courses, and life long learning in Scotland.
Information and support for disabled people which includes a jobs section and training section

Inside Careers
Career advice for and vacancies for graduates including accountancy, management consultancy, IT, logistics management and patent attorneys.
Access to training providers across UK, through one portal

Undergraduate, Post Graduate and continued learning information site

University admissions website which also provides details of degree courses

Higher Education & Research Opportunities (HERO)
The UK's universities, colleges, and research organisations, providing detailed information about each institution and the courses offered
Links to online courses use Vidbook guides, self-contained educational micro-sites of text, pictures and video clips, which help you learn at your own pace and without stress. More than 250 subjects, from business management to martial arts.

The Open University
OU site

National Grid for Learning
Government website focusing on educational resources available on the net

Offers a variety of free short courses on the web, including languages and IT skills

Guide to full-time and part-time courses in all London boroughs

Teacher Training Agency
Teacher Training Agency site - includes info about the routes into teaching.

IDEA provides training, development and production opportunities for artists and creative technologists both face-to-face in Manchester and over the web.

Association of MBA's
Association of MBAs provides information on studying for an MBA and choosing the right one


BESO - amalgamated with VSO in April 2005. Maintains short term volunteering register developed communities worldwide that cannot afford commercial consultants.

Business in the Community
Business in the Community. Information on initiatives and programmes

CharitiesDirect provides financial information, market intelligence and analysis of the charity sector through a range of interactive online tools, data products and magazines.

Charity Choice
Encyclopaedia of charities on the Internet.

Charity Commission
Regulator and Registrar for charities in England and Wales

Jobs in Charities
Search for paid charity jobs and voluntary unpaid work

National Council For Voluntary Organisations
National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) - umbrella body in England.

A free service matching skills of volunteers with needs of over 800 organisations.

Brings together voluntary organisations and volunteers with career skills

Recruitment Consultants
CfA specialises in the recruitment of senior executive talent for the charity and non-profit sector

UK Fundraising
Fundraising information and fundraising resources

Volunteers resources
Resources for volunteers, managers of volunteers and those working with them

International development charity placing skilled volunteers globally

Working for a Charity
Working For a Charity exists to promote the voluntary sector as a positive career option for those seeking paid employment and to promote all opportunities.

Company Analysis

Acquisitions Monthly
News on company mergers and acquisitions

Corporate Information
Very good for researching global companies. Requires registration.

Business oriented information site, with proprietary company and industry information on nearly 15,000 companies worldwide

The London Stock Exchange
Provides a list of UK, International and AIM companies. Searchable by sector or by market

UK Company News
Provides UK company directory, research and analysis as well as press releases and market news

UK Activity Report
The latest business intelligence for the UK covering company and industry changes. Subscribers only

Best British Companies
Companies to work for in the UK. Compiled for the Sunday Times on an annual

Accountancy Age
Top 50 Accountancy firms in the UK. Compiled by Accountancy Age on an annual basis
Top 100 Legal Firms. Compiled by Legal 500 on an Annual basis

Whole range of company rankings lists. Part of Cranfield University
"Financial Times - business news, searches, reports etc."

Consulting Times
Information on the vaious Mangagement Consultancies

Company Directory Sites

Business Directory. Search by postcode etc
Electronic Yellow Pages

Search by Country and Business Description; gives name and address and telephone number

Over 2 million business listings.

Cosmetics industry

The British Society of Perfumers
British Society of Perfumers. Professional Body for the perfume industry
Listings of cosmetic companies and package companies in the industry. Also jobs and industry information.

Cosmetics, Toiletry & Perfumery Association
Cosmetics, Toiletry & Perfumery Association. Trade association for the UK cosmetic and professional care industry

Employment Lawyers

Averta employment lawyers
For individuals clients: handle the full range of employment law work but focus on issues which affect directors, consultants, professional and senior staff. For Corprate clients: act for a broad range of employers, large and small, in private and public sectors and across the spectrum of industries. They have worked for clients with both international and domestic businesses on issues ranging from the mundane to the most complex.


Executive job site includes technical/IT roles

Payment services/umbrella organisation for contractors

The Career Engineer
A specialist Engineering recruitment jobsite and the latest engineering news. Displays thousands of jobs from direct employers and recruitment companies updated on a daily basis.

Consultant Engineers & Technologists (CET) 500
Consultant Engineers & Technologists 500 (CET 500) is an online guide for anyone wishing to contact European engineering and technology consultants ñ either as a client, partner, adviser, supplier or employee.

Dot Jobs
jobs in packaging and printing industry

Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library
Find the latest jobs vacancies in Engineering, Mathematics and Computing with EEVLs (edinburgh engineering virtual library) OneStep Jobs Service. Includes jobs in academia and lots more

Engineering Trade News
Engineering Trade news supplier with job links through Workthing

Engineers On Net
Website focus on all types of engineering jobs

Institute of Civil Engineers
Offers ICE recruit - official site for Institute + career advice

Institute of Electronic Engineers
The IEE is an innovative international organisation for electronics, electrical, manufacturing and IT professionals

Society of Automotive Engineers
Membership site for Society of Automotive Engineers;covers rnage of topics for engineers in the field of Mobility Engineering eg includes Aerospace

Jobs in Manufacturing
UK jobs in Manufacturing and Engineering industries

Jobs in Defence
Covers engineering and general roles in Defence Industry and related public organisations

Flight international
Weekly magazine for anything related to aerospace/flight industry

Space Jobs
Global jobs in space industry

Aero Industry Jobs
Aeroindustryjobs is a network for careers in the Aerospace, Defense, Aviation, Advanced Materials & Composites Industries


Visa Bureau for Australia
On-line visa assessment plus working holidays information

hot job site
Thousands of interesting full-time, part-time, temp./seasonal and gap year jobs

Seasons workers website
Jobs, events, travel e.g. how to become a ski instructor

Taking the lead
includes running a charity campaign and shaping your future

Community Volunteering
Short work placements in the UK

Gap Year
A complete guide to taking time out

Interim Management

Albemarle Interim Management Services Limited - covers most sectors

Ashton Penney Resourcing Ltd
Ashton Penny Resourcing - up to and including Chief Execs

bie Interim Executive
BIE Interims nominated no1 Interim agency by Executive Grapevine

Boyden Interim Management
Boyden Interim Management

ExecutivesOnline is a specialist provider of senior and board-level interim, project and change management executives.

Impact Executives
Impact Executives - global interim management (part of Harvey Nash group)

Interim Management Association
Interim Management Association - defines, benchmarks, supports the interim arena

Odgers Ray & Berndtson
Odgers Ray & Berndtson - permenant and interim exec. Recruitment
Top Interim - very good 'is interim for me?' questionnaire

Veredus Executive & Interim Management
Veredus Executive & Interim Management - runs interim workshops

IT and Computers

Bearing Partnership
IT, Media and Marketing professionals; sometimes working with recruiters is the hardest part of finding a new job or finding top talent. At Bearing Partnership we remove the heartache by getting to know you and agreeing a shared vision and goal. You will not only be happy to have us representing you and feel confident we will deliver but also you'll enjoy working with likeminded professionals.

Chase Moulande
"The core business focus for the company is the provision of temporary, interim, contract and permanent payroll staff to both public and private sector organisations throughout the UK."

Computer weekly
IT publication with large job database, salary checker and really useful employer search ie. Can search for companies on basis of hardware, software, networks or services they use.

Computing publication with jobs database, articles etc.

The financial jobs market place includes IT and IS

Executive job site includes technical/IT roles

Career advice and vacancies for graduates including IT

Permanent contract and graduate vacancies

Specialise in providing Permanent, Contract & Interim solutions to the Engineering, Defence / Aerospace, IT / Telecoms, Purchasing / Supply Chain / Logistics and Human Resources sectors.

Job database predominantly IT

Provider of IT and specialist services through contract and permenant recruitment

MBA Michael Bailey Associates Group
MBA operates exclusively within the IT/ICT sector supplying both permanent and contract staff and fully managed agency services.

Lots of UK jobs including large IT section

Tarpin Aspire
All about contracting umbrella companies and a resource site for IT contractors

The British Computer Society

BCS - news, advice, professional development, membership

Lots of IT jobs Uk and abroad


Indeedis a powerful search tool that goes through many individual jobsites to find vacancies. An excellent staring point.

Job Board Portal linked to 2 million vacancies

Jobs Telegraph
Part of network. £55k+/senior executive appointments

Executive jobs; permanent, interim, Non Executive Director and Senior Voluntary positions. Akin to Sunday papers

Executives on the web
Directors, non-executive directors and Interims. £50k plus jobs, UK & abroad

Large free jobs site for the UK

Neuvoo is a job search engine that indexes jobs directly from companies' career websites, placement agencies and job boards.
Jobs paying over £60,000 pa.
Jobs paying over £100,000 p.a.

Job centre plus
The Job Centre - jobs nationwide

Job Search
A tool to search job adverts and post your CV for employers to see

Divided into a number of key sectors including Engineering, Finance, IT, Human Resources. Can't search on salary levels. Includes vacancies sources from Recruitment agencies.

Jobs in
Split by industry specialisms and geography

Covers job ads in UK and Europe, able to post CV for employer review

Job track
General vacancies posted by agencies every day. Claims to be able to distribute your CV to over 5000 recruitment agencies.

Huge number of jobs in the UK and abroad. Site carries career advice and more

People Bank
Part of Job / Candidate Hunting website. Provides links to corporate career sites, online CVís, searchable vacancy database, interview and legal advice for job seekers

Thousands of Jobs by category and locations worldwide
Largest range of Jobs in the UK, adverts from a wide range of industry sectors.

top jobs
Professional, technical and management vacancies
Diverse range of UK jobs + interesting salary checker

Legal Sites

Garfield Robbins International
Top UK legal recruiter. Positions in UK and Far East

International Centre for Commercial Law.
The definitive guide to the legal market in over 70 countries. In-depth independent editorial, recommendations of law firms and lawyers, and law firm directories.

Jobs For Lawyers UK
Legal jobs across the UK

Positions and relevant news

A means to find law links and jobs

Legal Jobs Board
A leading UK employment and career site for those working within or aiming to work within Law, which promotes a wide variety of legal vacancies from across the United Kingdom.

Legal Resources in the UK and Ireland
Good resources site

Pure Recruitment
An established Legal recruitment company based in London and Leeds, specialising in key business centres throughout the world.

The Law Society
To find all solicitors in the UK including specialist fields, includes jobs links.

The law Society of England and Wales
Professional body. Also jobs

Totally Legal
Full range of legal positions and career guidance information.

Non-executive director contacts

Warren Partners

Institute of Directors
IOD homepage

Ernst and Young
Advice - ernst and young

Executives Online
Non Executive director positions

Private equity investment firm

PhD relevant sites

Office of National Statistics
Details on graduate unemployment

Office of National Statistics
Video podcast explaining figures on graduate employment

Prospects for PhDs

Career information for PhDs

Careers in Research on-line survey
National results of an online survey

Higher Educaction Careers Services Unit
Lots of relevant links on higher eductaion careers

Comparability information on qualifications

Find a Post
Information on PhDs including Research Assessment Exercise(RAE) which enables you to compare the rating of departments or schools

Find a Post
Home page

Largest provider of environmental consultancy

CABI is a not-for-profit international organization that improves peopleís lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Our mission and direction is influenced by our member countries who help guide the activities we undertake. These include scientific publishing, development projects and research, and microbial services.

The Association was founded in 1981 to provide a professional organisation for the truly "Independent" crop consultant. AICC is the largest group of independent crop consultants in Europe and aims to continue to enhance its professional recognition throughout the agricultural industry, promote the interests of its members and encourage all truly independent crop consultants to become members.

Graduate and postgraduate recruitment site

Forestry, Aboriculture, Agriculture, Agronomy & Natural Resource Management Jobs

Farmers Weekly Interactive
Has info and jobs

New Scientist
Includes a jobs link

Defra is the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on the environment, food and rural affairs

Includes a National Trust jobs link

Includes working for FWAG (Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group)

The Guardian
Jobs portal

Nature jobs

The British Institute of Agricultural Consultants, A way to find whose who in the industry and to promote yourself as a consultant

Currently the AICC has 230 members advising on more than 3 million acres of arable land in the UK.

First Directory
Find suppliers in just about any industry

Directory listing companies and organisations in the agrochemical sector

Specialists in recruitment for science jobs including agronomy

Agency central
PhD recruitment agency listing

Find a Post
Research positions

De Lacy Executive
Recruitment and Consultancy in the Agriculture and Rural Sector
Jobs in higher education

Shire Consulting
Executive Recruitment in Agriculture and Food
Specialist jobsite for careers in academic, research, science and related professions

Aberdeen University
Has links to research funding

Funding page

Regional Information

Return to Scotland

Jobs and relocation to Scotland site

IC Scottish Recruitment
Jobs in Scotland and some carer advice

SL Jobs
Jobs from the Daily Herald. Also provides news and information on recruiters

Top Jobs Scotland
Website for jobs in Scotland

Scott Staff
Website for jobs in Scotland

NI Jobs
Northern Irish jobsite

Recruit NI
Jobs within Northern Ireland.Information and links on companies, recruiters and relocating.

Jobs North
Job vacancy database for North of England, North Wales and Scotland.

Covers Coventry & Warwickshire, lists local vacancies, news and employment information

London Careers
Good for secretarial and office jobs. Many jobs in London but also excellent links to international sites

London Office Jobs
Permanent, temporary or contract work in London. Search for jobs in London by either location, work sector or job title.

Teaching/Further Education

Department for Education & Skills
Government department for education and skills
UK's biggest teacher recruitment site

General Teaching Council for Scotland
General Teaching Council for Scotland
Jobs across the whole education sector including research and science for the entire UK.

MBA Direct
MBA alumni website, with job links and recruiters

Teaching English as a Foreign Language
English Language Teaching Jobs - Career advice and job vacancies worldwide.

The Times Higher Education Supplement
Higher Education Supplement from The Times

The Times Education Supplement
Times Supplement for Education Jobs: jobs and information if you are relocating

Venture capital

3i a world leader in private equity and venture capital.

ABN AMRO Capital
ABN AMRO Capital backs management buyouts and management buy-ins of companies in almost all sectors.

Alchemy Partners
Alchemy Partners: Specialising in buy-outs, buy-ins and the provision of later stage development capital, Alchemy is a private equity advisory business based in London

Amadeus Capital Partners Limited
Amadeus Capital Partners Limited is a venture capital company specialising in high-technology investments in Europe.

Apax Partners
Apax Partners - providers of private equity

BancBoston Capital
BancBoston Capital

Barclays Capital
Barclays Capital

British Venture Capital Association
British Venture Capital Association

Candover Investments Plc
Candover Investments Plc

UK Business Park
Company information and publishers of the UK Activity Report is a business news and sales leads service

Chase Capital Partners
Chase Capital Partners

Cinven claims to be one of the most prominent and successful investors in the European buyout market.

Clayton Dubilier & Rice
Clayton Dubilier & Rice private equity investment

Compass Partners International
Compass Partners International providing corporations, institutional investors, private families and sovereign governments with high quality, thoughtful and creative strategic financial advice.

Credit Suisse First Boston Private Equity
Credit Suisse First Boston Private Equity

Directorbank: recruitment and supply of senior executives seeking involvement in venture capital backed businesses in UK and Europe formerly known as the Mbi Register.

Duke Street Capital
Duke Street Capital is an independent private equity company which principally invests in established, mid-market UK and French businesses with enterprise values of up to Euros 300 million.

ECI Ventures
ECI Ventures: private equity group in the UK, specialising in buyouts, buy-ins and development capital deals between £5 and £100 million.

EFinancial Careers - includes recruitment for private equity/ venture capital

Electra Partners Europe
Electra Partners Europe - one of Europe's leading private equity investors in

EM Warburg, Pincus and Co International
EM Warburg, Pincus and Co International - private equity and venture capital firm

forim - research into interim management

Goldman Sachs International
Goldman Sachs International

Gresham provides investment capital for private company transactions focussing on mid-market deals, typically valued between £5m and £75m

National Business Angels Network
National Business Angels Network: agency supported by the Department of Trade and Industry which connects investors with companies that have growth potential.

NEDnet is an on-line forum, advertising medium, response handling and consultancy service for Non Executive Directors and companies seeking their services.

Phoenix is an independent provider of equity financing for UK, middle-market management buy-outs, buy-ins and expansion capital transactions.

Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Royal Bank Development Capital
Royal Bank Development Capital

Sagitta managed portfolios and traditional and non traditional investment management

Schroder Ventures
Schroder Ventures

Sovereign Capital
Sovereign Capital is a UK lower mid-market private equity investor.

The Carlyle Group - private equity firm
The Carlyle Group - private equity firm

UBS Capital
UBS Capital . UBS provides a variety of Private Equity services for a range of clients

UK Business Incubation:
UK Business Incubation: leads support and development of business incubation in the United Kingdom.

Venturedome is a leading online news service for the venture capital industry. Full acacess requires subscription at £99 annually

Venturewire: latest news on CEO & board changes and acquisitions in VC firms.

Voluntary work / non-commercial organisations

Brings together voluntary organisations and volunteers with career skills

The Charity Commission
The regulator and registrar for charities in England and Wales

International development charity placing skilled volunteers globally

Charity Choice
Encyclopaedia of charities on the internet

Volunteers resources
Resources for volunteers, managers of volunteers and those working with them

UK Fundraising
Fundraising information and fundraising resources

Jobs in Charities
Search for paid charity jobs and voluntary unpaid work

Recruitment Consultants
Charity people specialises in the recruitment of senior executive talent for the charity and non-profit sector