19th November 2019: External Event – Bank of America Military Insight Event – London

Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, with 66 million customers ranging from individuals to businesses to governments. They have been building meaningful connections in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for 90 years and their 200,000-strong workforce can be found in more than 35 countries worldwide. Bank of America’s success […]

19th November 2018

28th November 2019: External Event – Bloomberg Military Veteran Insight Day – London

Bloomberg is excited to host Service leavers at the Bloomberg London office for an Insight Day. Bloomberg is committed to developing a more diverse workforce and recognises both the value that Service leavers bring and the challenges they can encounter in transitioning their careers into corporate roles. Many of the skill sets and characteristics held […]

28th November 2018

28th November 2019: External Event – St. James’s Place Academy Open Evening – Nottingham

The St. James’s Place Academy has supported lots of people leaving the military in making the smooth transition to becoming a successful financial planning and wealth advice professional. This is an exclusive event for individuals who are planning to leave the military and start a civilian career. You will have the opportunity to hear what […]

My voyage of discovery in the corporate world

Former British Army Officer Faith Zeal tells the OA of her personal transition story and how she decided on her new career. “Why did you join the Army?” is the most frequently asked question throughout my professional career to date. I hope not due to any perceived inadequacies, but rather interest in the motivations of […]

13th August 2019

From the Army to HSBC, by Angus Hutchinson

Angus Hutchinson, Global Training Manager, Commercial Banking at HSBC, shares his transition journey experiences and insights. Tell me about your military career I spent 18 years in the Royal Horse Artillery as a field gunner, leaving as a Major in 2002. While serving I was seconded to various training roles, including as a platoon commander […]

18th January 2018

Sign up to J.P. Morgan’s Ex-Military Transition Programme

Join to get the skills and experiences you need to start a career in global finance. J.P. Morgan’s internship programme will give you first-hand experience of working in the City for a leading global financial services firm. The programme will teach you how to use your skills gained in the military to flourish in a […]

14th September 2017

Transition from the Military to the Financial Services Industry on Facebook Live

In this week’s Facebook Live broadcast we are joined by Milo from the Capco office in London, as he discusses his own personal transition from the military into the financial services industry.   Watch the broadcast:    

3rd November 2016

The Value of Internships in Finance 2014

Would you like to gain a full-time role in finance? Hear from Laura Posthumus, a former RAF officer, and Thomas Davie, a former army officer, discuss how valuable their internship programme with Goldman Sachs was in securing their positions.   Watch the webinar:  

7th October 2014

Financial Services – BNY Mellon

We take a look at the employment opportunities in the Financial Services sector with particular focus on opportunities for Military Officers leaving the forces. We have an exclusive insider’s perspective from Andrea Crompton, of BNY Mellon, with extra insight from our own Lisa Jones. Financial services are the largest market resource within the world, in […]

15th July 2014

Financial Services: It’s not just a numbers game

Many believe that money is at the absolute heart of Financial Services and the career paths involved remain unvaried but the OA’s recent Pathfinder article revealed that there’s so much more to the sector than numbers… From FinTech (financial technology) start-ups to operations management and cyber security the diversity of roles means that there is […]

17th May 2017

Transition Story: let your curiosity lead the way

You may be forgiven for thinking that Rachel’s voluntary commitments at Barclays sound as demanding and time consuming as her full-time work. From her activities as co-chair of one of the Barclay’s Women’s Initiative Networks, to organising the annual Light The Night Dragon Boat race for Bloodwise and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Rachel also […]

9th May 2017

Careers with an International Bank – HSBC

HSBC, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations, is recruiting in Birmingham, and this is an opportunity for Service leavers, veterans and reservists to explore second careers with this business. Ahead of the Recruitment Event in Birmingham on 5 May 2017, this is a unique opportunity to listen to Steven Lee’s own […]

21st March 2017

An Insight into Financial Services and Consulting

This webinar is delivered by Mr Milo Skene, former Operations Manager at The Armoured Fighting Vehicle Gunnery School and Intelligence Officer. Milo provides a unique insight into the Financial Services and Consulting business. He also provides an overview of opportunities available at Capco for ex-Service personnel and the culture within the organisation. This webinar looks […]

17th January 2017

The Value of Internships in Finance 2015

Would you like to gain a full-time role in finance? Hear former officers discuss how valuable their internship programme with Goldman Sachs was in securing their positions.   Watch the webinar:  

13th October 2015

Finance for Non Finance Directors

This webinar introduces some of the concepts, language and topics to help those leaving the forces be more confident in the financial knowledge and experience they need to support their career development. Our speaker, Philip Avery from the Bristol Management Centre, will use real life examples and experiences to demystify the topic and explore some […]

16th February 2016