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There are a number of professional firms, both large and small, with a presence in the Gatwick Diamond and they often offer supported career path programmes. You need to be a good communicator, have an investigative mind and the ability to understand often complex information.

professional noun

  1. A person engaged or qualified in a profession: professionals such as lawyers and surveyors
solicitor noun
  1. a member of the legal profession qualified to deal with conveyancing, the drawing up of wills, and other legal matters. A solicitor may also instruct barristers and represent clients in some courts.
accountant noun
  1. A professional person who performs accounting functions such as audits or financial statement analysis. Accountants can either be employed with an accounting firm, a large company with an internal accounting department, or can set up an individual practice.
auditor noun
  1. An official whose job it is to carefully check the accuracy of business records. An auditor can be either an independent auditor unaffiliated with the company being audited or a captive auditor, and some are elected public officials.

It is likely that employers in this sector will expect you to have good grades in Maths and English at GCSE, A levels and have completed a qualification from a recognised body in the relevant discipline e.g. law, accountancy, audit etc.  However, there are other routes to a career in this sector and you can find out more here.

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