Articles by Sophie Austin
Sophie Austin, Site Manager for findcourses.co.uk moved to Sweden in 2017 from London, England, where she spent 3 years working in the education sector.
Sophie has a First Class Bachelor’s Degree from King’s College London and a Masters in Creative Writing from Stockholm University. A qualified writer, alongside her work Sophie has written two books and is a contributing writer for the 2019 UK L&D Report.
She writes predominantly on the following topics:
- Whitepapers and reports
- HR and L&D Trends
- Salary and skills guides
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Average Salary (UK) of over 400 Jobs Revealed. Have you ever wondered whether you’re getting paid enough? The Office of National Statistics has released new figures showing the average UK salary for over 400 job roles, from gardeners to artists, IT technicians to sales and marketing managers. Their yearly survey showed that the average salary for men and women combined was £29,009, which includes...
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Developing your career in financial services can seem like a daunting prospect – particularly when trying to understand Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) qualifications and requirements. Here at FindCourses, we’ve unpicked some of the complexity and put together a handy guide to understanding FCA requirements for professional development in finance.
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