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Useful Government and Trade Bodies Organisations

 

Useful Government and Trade Bodies Organisations

New Economics Foundation:

NEF was founded in 1986 by the leaders of The Other Economic Summit (TOES) which forced issues such as international debt onto the agenda of the G7 and G8 summits. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector jobs and career advice. We are unique in combining rigorous analysis and policy debate with practical solutions on the ground, often run and designed with the help of local people. We also create new ways of measuring progress towards increased well-being and environmental sustainability.

Accountancy UK:

Accountancy UK. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector accountancy jobs and careers.

Accounting Standards Board:

Initially, the FRC was established in 1990 to promote good financial reporting through its two subsidiaries, the Accounting Standards Board (ASB) and the Financial Reporting Review Panel (FRRP). Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Steel Construction Institute:

The Steel Construction Institute (SCI) is an independent, member-based organisation. It is probably the world's largest research and technical organization supporting the use of steel in construction. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

UK Agriculture:

Living Countryside Ltd. is a small organisation that cares deeply for the countryside and believes in its preservation through a viable agricultural industry. Living Countryside Ltd. is a member of FACE (Farming & Countryside Education - Registered Charity No. 209961) but is otherwise independent of all other organisations and groups. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

ACCA:

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the largest and fastest-growing international accountancy body, with 320,000 students and members in 160 countries. ACCA has an extensive network of over 70 staffed offices and other centres around the world. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector accountancy jobs and careers.

Agrilink:

Agrilink is one of the UK's largest and most up-to-date online agricultural directories. Agrilink was developed over four years ago as a central source of information for agricultural and rural organisations and through continued growth and recent redevelopment, now contains over 800 listings for a broad range of agricultural service providers, farmers, manufacturers and suppliers and much more. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Association of Accounting Technicians:

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is an established and well-respected professional membership body with over 100,000 student, full and fellow members worldwide. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Association of Corporate Treasurers:

The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) is the leading global provider of treasury education. Established in the UK in 1979, it is a centre of excellence for professionals in corporate finance, risk and cash management operating in the international marketplace. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Association of International Accountants:

The Association of International Accountants (AIA) is one of five statutorily Recognised Qualifying Bodies (RQBs) in the United Kingdom for company auditors under the Companies Act 1989. The other four being The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW); The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS); and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI). Based in the UK, the AIA was founded in 1928 and incorporated in London in 1932. The Association promotes and supports the advancement of the accountancy profession both in the UK and internationally. Whilst supporting international accounting and auditing standards the AIA seeks to ensure that its examinations and membership requirements support the development of the accountancy profession in the countries in which it examines. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector accountancy jobs and careers.

ATL - The Education Union:

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) is a professional association and trade union representing over 160,000 teachers, lecturers and education support staff in the United Kingdom. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

AUT - The Higher Education Union:

The AUT is the trade union and professional association for over 48,700 UK higher education professionals. We provide high quality support and services for academics, researchers, administrators, librarians, computer staff and postgraduate tutors. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Bank of England:

The Bank of England is the central bank of the United Kingdom. Sometimes known as the 'Old Lady' of Threadneedle Street, the Bank was founded in 1694, nationalised on 1 March 1946, and gained operational independence in 1997. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Banking Code Standards Board:

The mission of the BCSB is to ensure that the Banking Code and the Business Banking Code deliver their promises of fair dealing and standards of good banking practice to the customers of UK banks and building societies. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

BIBA - British Insurance Brokers Association:

BIBA “ the British Insurance Brokers' Association“ is the UK’s leading general insurance organisation. We represent the interests of insurance brokers and customers, and have partner members from the leading companies in the industry. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

British Association of Hospitality Accountants:

The British Association of Hospitality Accountants (BAHA) was formed in 1969 with the aim of bringing together those professionals who were involved in financial management and control within the hotel industry. Since inception the membership has expanded to include systems specialists, hospitality consultants and accountants, bankers, investment analysts, property professionals, academics and others who retain an interest in the hotel, catering and leisure sectors. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

British Bankers' Association (BBA):

The British Bankers' Association (BBA) is the leading trade association in the banking and financial services industry representing banks and other financial services firms operating in the UK. It has 250 members, as well as many associate members, which fund its not-for-profit activities. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

British Council:

We offer a range of options for students, young people, adult learners and teaching professionals. If you work as a UK education and training provider we can help you recruit international students, develop partnerships and promote your offer overseas. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

British Hospitality Association:

British Hospitality Association - The effective voice for the hospitality industry. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

British Institute of Inn Keeping:

The BII was set up in 1981 and has a growing membership of over 15,000, and its awarding body, BIIAB, processes over 80,000 examination entries each year. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Building Regulations:

Work carried out by the ODPM on fire issues includes fire safety and prevention, national policy, developing legislation and guidance, advice and support to fire authorities and Brigades, arson reduction, research and statistics. The aim is to reduce death, injury and damage relating to fire and other incidents. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Call Centre Association:

The rapid growth of call centres during the 80's and early 90's highlighted the need for a central source of independent information and advice. A local networking forum set up in Glasgow in 1991 was rapidly growing and it was identified at their annual convention that a formal body initially for the UK should be established to represent the needs of its members. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Call Centre Management Association:

CCMA is the professional association for Call Centre Managers and Supervisors. Although based in the UK we have Members all over Europe and in the Middle East. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Change the Face of Construction:

Change the face of construction is an independent project dedicated to encouraging greater diversity across all sectors of the construction industry. The aim is to improve industry performance by attracting and keeping more of the right women and men, through better recruitment and training, working conditions, career development and communications.

Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland:

The oldest banking Institute in the world, the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland was set up “to improve the qualifications of those engaged in banking and to raise their status and influence”. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Chartered Institute of Building:

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is the leading professional body worldwide for managers in construction. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA):

CIMA members are Accountants in Business. We represent financial managers and accountants who work in industry, commerce, not-for-profit and public sector organisations. Our key activities are related to Business Strategy, Information Strategy and Finance Strategy. CIMA members are not trained in audit. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector accountancy jobs and careers.

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy:

CIPFA is one of the leading professional accountancy bodies in the UK and the only one which specialises in the public services. It is responsible for the education and training of professional accountants and for their regulation through the setting and monitoring of professional standards. But CIPFA also provides a great deal more, including a catalogue of excellent courses, conferences and publications and a range of high quality advisory, information, training and consultancy services. Increasingly CIPFA?s interests are expanding to the international stage. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector accountancy jobs and careers.

Construction Best Practice Programme:

Constructing Excellence aims to achieve a step change in construction productivity by tackling the market failures in the sector and selling the business case for continuous improvement. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Construction Confederation:

We are the leading representative body for contractors, representing some 5,000 companies who in turn are responsible for over 75% of the industry's turnover. We want to achieve the best possible economic and political climate so that construction can thrive. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Construction Industry Council:

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) was established in 1988 with five founder members. Since then it has grown in size and influence to become the largest pan-industry body concerned with all aspects of the built environment. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Construction Industry Research and Information Association:

With almost 700 separate organisations subscribing to one or more of CIRIA’s categories of membership, CIRIA is recognised as the foremost independent and authoritative broker of construction research and innovation in the UK. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Construction Industry Training Board:

CITB - Construction Skills provides assistance in all aspects of recruiting, training and qualifying the construction workforce. We also work with partners in industry and government to improve the competitiveness of the industry as a whole. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Construction Plus:

Construction Plus is the Internet arm of the E-map Construction Network, the largest information supplier to the UK construction industry. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Contact Centre World:

Since 1999, we have been helping tens of thousands of operational managers and executives around the world increase their knowledge and value to their company through our daily editorials and useful industry information. As a resource we are unrivalled “our membership is growing substantially and our knowledge and experience in the call/contact center industry is extensive”. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

DEFRA - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs:

DEFRA (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) was created in June 2001 * to drive forward the Government's programmes on the environment, food and rural affairs. We work for the essentials of life - food, air, land, water, people, animals and plants. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

ELDIS:

ELDIS is a gateway to information on development issues, providing free and easy access to wide range of high quality online resources. ELDIS provides summaries and links to online documents. ELDIS offers a directory of websites, databases, library catalogues and email discussion lists. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board:

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board. Our website contains a wide range of information about the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), careers and training in the UK engineering construction industry. Links to thousands of jobs, careers, employment and advice within this industry sector.

European Accountancy Association:

The EAA aims to link together the Europe-wide community of accounting scholars and researchers, to provide a platform for the wider dissemination of European accounting research and to foster and improve research. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice. Since its establishment in 1977 the EAA has had a major impact on the accounting research community throughout Europe. Gone are the days when only a few accounting academics knew their colleagues in other countries. The EAA has established a secure and developing series of networks that bring together all accounting researchers interested in a wider European conception of their subject and research interests.

Farming and Countryside Education:

In September 2001, the work of the NFU's Education Millennium Trust was merged with the Food and Farming Education Service, managed by the Royal Agricultural Society of England, to form Farming and Countryside Education. Our aim is to help young people learn more about food and farming in a sustainable countryside. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

General Insurance Standards Council:

The General Insurance Standards Council (GISC) is an independent, non-statutory organisation that was officially launched on 3 July 2000 to regulate the sales, advice and service standards of its members.

Health and Safety Executive:

Britain's Health and Safety Commission (HSC) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are responsible for the regulation of almost all the risks to health and safety arising from work activity in Britain. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

HM Treasury:

The Treasury is responsible for formulating and implementing the UK Government's financial and economic policy. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector jobs and careers.

ICT Advice for Teachers:

ICT Advice for Teachers. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Industrial Technology:

Industrial Technology is the essential magazine for design engineers and machine builders, across all industries, which specify or purchase components, equipment and materials. Links to thousands of jobs, careers, employment and advice within this industry sector.

Inland Revenue:

The Inland Revenue is changing radically. We are in the process of delivering a wider range of services to our customers than ever before. We are responsible for the administration of:

income tax

corporation tax

capital gains tax

Petrol revenue tax

Inheritance tax

National insurance contributions

Stamp duties.

We are also responsible for the payment of:

Working Tax Credit

Child Tax Credit

Child Benefit

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW):

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales is the largest professional accountancy body in Europe, with over 125,000 members. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector accountancy jobs and careers.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc:

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. The IEEE (Eye-triple-E) is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 360,000 individual members in approximately 175 countries. The full name is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., although the organization is most popularly known and referred to by the letters I-E-E-E. Links to thousands of jobs, careers, employment and advice within this industry sector.

Institute of Electronics Engineers:

The IEE is an innovative international organisation for electronics, electrical, manufacturing and IT professionals, with specifically tailored products, services and qualifications to meet the needs of today's technology industry. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Institute of Public Finance:

IPF is a support services company wholly owned by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN)

The Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN) consists of:

a network of 24 subject centres, based in higher education institutions throughout the UK, offering subject-specific expertise and information on learning and teaching

a Generic Centre offering expertise and information on learning and teaching issues that cross subject boundaries

an Executive, located with the Institute for Learning and Teaching (ILT) in York, which manages and co-ordinates the network.

London Society of Chartered Accountants:

The LSCA is the largest of the 22 district societies affiliated to the ICAEW. It has a membership of over 37,000, representing around a third of all Chartered Accountants. It is run by an independently elected committee of members but, together with the Croydon District Society, its day to day administration is operated by the London Region of the ICAEW. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector, jobs and career advice.

Manufacturing Advisory Service Website:

This site is specifically designed to help UK manufacturers, large and small, identify sources of manufacturing related support. Contact your local Regional Centre, the first point of contact for all MAS services. Links to thousands of jobs, careers, employment and advice within this industry sector.

Manufacturing Clinic:

Manufacturing Clinic. Within the site there is a free Manufacturing Clinic, sponsored by Status Systems, where fabricators can ask and get quick and meaningful answers and advice from David Amos. From here you can contribute to the manufacturing norms database, in return for a free norms report containing comparative benchmarks. You can also progress from this to a more comprehensive package of services and benefits in the Best Practice Club. Links to thousands of jobs, careers, employment and advice within this industry sector.

National Grid for Learning:

The NGfL provides a network of selected links to websites that offer high quality content and information. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

SEMTA:

SEMTA is the Sector Skills Council for Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies. Links to thousands of jobs, careers, employment and advice within this industry sector.

SMART Group:

SMART Group. The SMART Group Aims to Promote the Advancement of the Electronics Manufacturing Industry through the Education, Training and Notification of its Members in Surface Mount and Related Assembly Technologies, and by the Promotion of a Community of Electronics Manufacturing Professionals. Links to thousands of jobs, careers, employment and advice within this industry sector.

Springboard:

Springboard UK is a young dynamic organisation which promotes careers in hospitality, leisure, tourism and travel to a range of potential recruits and influencers through a network of centres across the UK. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

Tax Tips:

Tax Saving Tips, help and deadlines from Express Accountancy covering UK individuals and businesses Payroll, Tax Returns, VAT and Company Formations. The site is set out as an easy to use On-Line Manual. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and careers.

The Accountancy Foundation:

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is a unified, independent regulator which:

sets, monitors and enforces accounting and auditing standards;

oversees the regulatory activities of the professional accountancy bodies, and regulates audit;

and promotes high standards of corporate governance.

Initially, the FRC was established in 1990 to promote good financial reporting through its two subsidiaries, the Accounting Standards Board (ASB) and the Financial Reporting Review Panel (FRRP). Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector accountancy jobs and careers.

The Association of British Insurers:

The Association of British Insurers is the trade association for the UK's insurance industry. We represent around 400 companies.

The Chemical Engineer:

The Chemical Engineer - the leading source of news and jobs for the process industries. Links to thousands of jobs, careers, employment and advice within this industry sector.

The Federation of Master Builders Online:

Federation of Master Builders. With more than 13,000 member firms, the FMB is the largest trade association in the UK building industry. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

The Food Standards Agency:

The Food Standards Agency is an independent food safety watchdog set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

The Restaurant Association:

The Restaurant Association - The effective voice of the hospitality industry. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

The Royal Institute of Public Health:

The Royal Institute of Public Health is an independent organisation promoting public health and hygiene through education and training, information, quality testing and policy development. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.

The UK Market Research Directory:

The resource site providing you with information about market research agencies, marketing consulting companies and advertising organizations in United Kingdom.

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust:

The WSET exists to promote, provide and develop high quality education and training in wines, spirits and other alcoholic beverages for those already in or intending to join the trade, and enthusiastic consumers throughout the world. We aim to be the leading educational body in our field. Links to thousands of jobs online, career opportunities, employment within this sector and job and career advice.


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