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  • Number of Employees: 6,500+
  • Number of Qualified Actuaries: 200+
  • Location: Kingswood, Birmingham and London.

We are a leading provider of risk, savings and investment management products in the UK. Established in 1836, we’ve been in business for 175 years, which not only gives us credibility but it demonstrates our experience in every kind of economic climate.

We are responsible for investing £370 billion worldwide (as at 30 June 2011) on behalf of investors, policyholders and shareholders. We also have over seven million customers in the UK for our life assurance, pensions, investments and general insurance plans. We are one of the UK’s top assurance companies for financial strength.

We recruit, by the middle of March, a limited number of graduates each year in order to meet our demands for actuarial students. This policy means that all of our new actuarial trainees have specific responsibilities from the moment they join the company.

Our Kingswood office is in the heart of the Surrey countryside, but central London is only a 45 minute train journey from the station, which is a five minute walk from the office. The site has excellent sporting facilities (including football and cricket pitches, tennis courts, swimming pool and sports hall) and a staff restaurant. Kingswood is home to over 1,800 people involved in an extensive range of activities. These include our company pensions and life insurance businesses, compliance, group finance and sales.

Our Birmingham office is located in the heart of the city near the Arcadian and the famous Bullring Shopping Centre. Based only a five minute walk from New Street Rail Station, the office is ideally situated for commuters around the Midlands area. Our Birmingham office houses over 500 people working mainly in the area of General Insurance. We provide a busy and successful environment that offers excellent resources, a friendly working atmosphere, a wide choice of career opportunities and of course, easy access to some of the best shopping and entertainment venues in the Midlands.

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