Working at Standard Life

Standard Life is a savings, investments and pensions company based in the UK and operates across the world, with businesses offering various financial products and services. They have been around since 1825, and today they provide life assurance, pensions and investment management to around 6 million customers worldwide.

If you have watched the videos of some of our current members of staff in icould’s Focus On Finance section, then you will already know that there are many reasons to consider a career in finance, but there is more to it than just the day-to-day job so we thought it would be good to give you a little more information about what you can expect when choosing a career with Standard Life.


Our offices are the starting point, designed to create open, pleasant environments that allow both personal space for the individual and interaction with others. On site we have healthy, catering facilities as well as coffee bars and areas in which to take time out and relax. Also, VIVO is our employee representative body in the UK, and serves to look after your rights and needs within our working environment.


Everyone who works at Standard Life puts our customers first. Because when customers are at the heart of everything we do, we’re truly an organisation that thrives and succeeds, now and in the future. At Standard Life, our culture is one of inclusion. Of working together to reach a common goal – happy customers – and of rewarding hard work and performance with benefits of real value.

We invest in our people, taking a whole view of each individual, their needs and how these can be met. We do this by being flexible, delivering performance, and acting with integrity. We want to be a better place to grow, protect our assets, and ensure each and every one of us does the right thing.

If you want to find ore information about the types of careers on offer at Standard Life then head over to This could be your first step into a successful career in finance!