St. James's Place Academy


Our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant

  • Launched a Military Network in October 2020 - a community within SJP to connect our veteran employees and provide a landing place for future ex-military joiners, with a dedicated LinkedIn Military Network page to enable collaboration.  Already has over 100 ex-military personnel and reservists, cadet instructors and spouses across the company.  
  • Working with the CTP and associated charities to ensure employment opportunities within SJP, and re-training opportunities for ex-military personnel through our Academy.
  • Support the employment of service spouses/partners through advertising vacancies, offering them flexibility before, during and after their partner’s deployment.
  • Support employees who choose to be members of the reserve forces and accommodating their training and deployment.
  • Offer support to local cadet units and service charities through SJP’s Charitable Foundation.
  • Membership of the City Veterans CIC, bringing together companies to share best practice on employing ex-military personnel and reservists.
  • Actively encourage and support our SJP Partnership of financial advisers to volunteer their time with financial education initiatives.    

About us

We’re an award-winning FTSE 100 company with £118.7 billion of client funds under management, providing wealth management solutions from investments to pensions.  We commenced trading in 1992 and we’ve become the largest company in our sector in the UK.

We put long-term relationships and advice that clients trust at the heart of everything we do. Our personalised advice covers financial, investment and tax planning, designed specifically for clients’ lifestyle goals and stages of life.  Our ethos is built on achieving the best possible outcomes for clients and ensuring that they are well served by our long-term, face-to-face, relationship-based approach to managing their financial affairs, helping them achieve their lifestyle objectives.  Our advice service is delivered exclusively by over 4000 qualified advisers, who are our dedicated distribution network called ‘the Partnership’.

Our Academy was launched in 2012 to offer a career development programme for outstanding individuals with no previous experience of giving personal financial advice, retraining them to become financial planners. Since 2012, we’ve created over 600 SMEs across the UK