hsbctrip189On 11 October Year 13 Economics students visited HSBC’s new UK Head Office at Centenary Square in Birmingham. HSBC UK is investing over £200million in Birmingham and moving more than 1,000 head office roles to the city. Year 13 took part in a tour of the building as well as several talks delivered by senior leaders at the office and recent graduates. Some of the topics covered included a background into HSBC and its global operations, the potential impact of BREXIT, the role of banking in the modern economy and career pathways into finance. Year 13 student Georgia commented that “The trip equipped me with huge amounts knowledge from top managers and people of all different ages and positions; I will make sure to focus on achieving the best A-level results possible to put myself in a position to take advantage of all the opportunities available to me.”

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