Research at the FSP

We undertake a continuous programme of research to provide our industry, stakeholders and partners with useful information on skills needs throughout the UK.


Research Projects

Please click on the following links for more information about specific projects.

The Skills Bill
Accountancy and Finance
Human Capital Benchmarking


New Research



Skills Assessment reports - December 2010

Skills Assessment 2010: The Finance, Accountancy and Financial Services sector


UK report (pdf, 1.7MB)
England (pdf, 1.8MB) | Wales (pdf, 1.4MB) | Northern Ireland (pdf, 1.2MB) | Scotland (pdf, 1.1MB)

Summary report (pdf, 443KB)


FSSC - Skills Review:
Accountancy and Finance
Gap Analysis - Scotland

This report presents the results of a comprehensive research programme which set out to assess the gaps in training and skills provision in Scotland among finance practitioners and accountancy firms.

Skills review report (pdf, 874KB)



FSSC - Skills Assessment reports
March 2010

These reports aim to highlight a number of current and future skills priorities within the financial services industry, the accountancy sector and the finance function within organisations operating in the private, public and not-for-profit sector across the nations of the UK.

UK report (pdf)  
England (pdf)  |  Northern Ireland (pdf)  
Scotland (pdf)  |  Wales (pdf)

Front Cover -Financial Services, Financial Functions and Accountancy Firms - Summary Report

Financial Services, Finance Functions and Accountancy Firms
Summary Report 


You can view the report here (pdf, 1.3MB)


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