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  • Number of Employees: Over 600
  • Number of Trainee Actuaries: 90
  • Number of Qualified Actuaries: 162
  • Location: London and Winchester
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LCP is a firm of financial, actuarial and business consultants, specialising in the areas of pensions, investment, insurance, business analytics and financial modelling.

Why be a graduate at LCP?

Are you ready for a career that challenges you, allows you to grow and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry?

We help our clients make good decisions, based on insightful analysis, industry expertise, and game-changing technology. Becoming one of our graduate trainees is the first step of your journey towards a successful career in financial consultancy.

At LCP our biggest strength is our people, so from day one you will be valued, actively involved and able to make your own contribution to meeting the needs of our clients.
The best thing about working for LCP is the variety of projects you’ll have the chance to get involved with from day one. For example, you could be helping with pension scheme valuations, monitoring investment manager performance or estimating the financial impact of a hurricane on an insurance company. You could be building a spreadsheet model, using innovative software developed in house, drafting letters to clients or writing reports. There are also plenty of opportunities for client contact, right from the start of your career.

Academic requirements

We welcome graduates from a wide range of disciplines. We are looking for at least a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) and an A grade in A-level mathematics (or equivalent). Ideally, applicants would also have A-level grades in other subjects equating to a total of 320 UCAS points.

Professional development

LCP has an excellent track record of students passing their professional exams and qualifying quickly; we also have an extensive programme of in-house training. After an introductory course, regular training sessions are held throughout the first three years, covering every aspect of the business. Staff also receive training to keep their technical knowledge up to date and to improve their managerial and presentation skills. We provide comprehensive support for the professional exams.

What we do

Whether you join our pensions actuarial, investment, insurance or business analytics and financial modelling team, you can be sure you’ll be working with some of the very best and brightest in their field.

LCP offers a full range of actuarial, investment and related employee benefit advice to employers and pension scheme trustees of various sizes and industries. We also provide general insurance advice and business analytics and modelling services. Our depth of resource and experience means that we can undertake a wide range of assignments.

The work we do includes:

  • valuing companies’ pension commitments;
  • advising on risk mitigation options for pension schemes;
  • advising on investment strategy and fund manager selection;
  • monitoring investment performance against objectives;
  • advising insurance companies on reserving, capital modelling and financial risk management;
  • developing models for use internally and externally, for example to advise the government on its electricity policy.

Our history and awards

LCP originated from a sole practice founded in 1947 and in 1962 began to trade under the name “Lane Clark & Peacock”. Around 650 people work at LCP including over 100 partners. We set ourselves high professional standards and strive to go above and beyond for our clients.

Our consistent efforts were recognised with a special UK Pensions Award last year for “20 Years of Excellence in Consultancy”. Being recognised as a firm that stands out for providing clear, actionable advice to clients for more than 20 years makes us very proud. We were also awarded Investment Consultancy of the Year at the UK Pension Awards in 2017 and 2018, as well as the FT PIPA Actuarial Consultant of the Year in 2018.

As a firm we also recognise the importance of having an inclusive workforce where everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. We were delighted to be the first ever recipient of the Award for Supporting Diversity at the inaugural Professional Pensions Women in Pensions awards this year, recognising our progress in supporting diversity.

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