From great potential to real opportunities. A career with us means working on a global scale.

An exciting global journey

One thing that has always defined our business is our global reach. A career with us means working (and networking) with colleagues from across the globe. Depending on where your career leads you, it could mean relocating too.

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    Graduates located
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    Standard Life HQ
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    Standard Life office
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    Standard Life Investments Trading office
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    Standard Life Investments Representative office
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    Standard Life Investments Joint Representative office

Working in Edinburgh

Love city life? Edinburgh is for you. Like wide-open spaces? Edinburgh is for you too!

Our global HQ is in Edinburgh, UK, one of Europe’s most vibrant capital cities. Home to the Edinburgh Festival, Fringe, some of the finest Universities in the UK and, of course, the world’s biggest New Year’s Eve Party.

Edinburgh offers the very best of city life with excellent transport links to the rest of the UK. At the same time, it’s a gateway to Scotland’s breathtaking open spaces and stunning scenery.

A little bit about…Edinburgh


Rent or Buy? Share or not? Relocating or moving out? There’s a lot to consider if you decide to relocate to Edinburgh. Luckily, there’s plenty of help and advice available; and the Scottish Government offer some general help to get you started. You can also check out the cost of living comparison between Edinburgh and London on NUMBEO.

Food & Drink

For every meal and every occasion, Edinburgh has more than enough choice on offer. ThisisEdinburgh is a great site to explore the world of food and drink on offer.


Lots of local businesses have special discounts for Standard Life employees. Our intranet noticeboards usually have the latest details.