The Application Experience

I’m Ivaylo, and I have recently been offered an Intern position in the Corporate Tax department in the Glasgow office after successfully passing all the stages of the recruitment process. A lot of people ask me how I went about each stage, so I thought it would be helpful to share my experience with you, […]

01 December 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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A Day in the Life of a (Trainee) Tax Investigator – Anusha

Hi, I’m Anusha and I recently joined the National Tax Investigations team in our London Euston office. When considering which team I wanted to join, Tax Investigations appealed to me as it offers diversity across the taxes (e.g. Corporation Tax, Income Tax, VAT, etc.) and provides on-going challenges as HMRC continues to tackle tax evasion […]

15 November 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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Technology Risk Services (TRS) – Gauri and Sam

Hello all! Gauri Mahendra and I (Samantha Rueber) have written this blog to share our fantastic experience as interns this year, having joined the Technology Risk Services (TRS) team in the London Finsbury Square (FSQ) office for six weeks this Summer. So a little bit about TRS. It sits within Business Risk Services, offering highly specialised and […]

14 November 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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Placement Year Insight – Josh

Are you considering doing a placement at Grant Thornton as part of your degree programme? If so, you’re in the right place. I’ll explain what life has been like for me at Grant Thornton since I started, why I chose accountancy, and then specifically why I chose Grant Thornton. I’m currently doing my placement year […]

11 November 2016  |  Guest blogger - Placement student
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Rotational Advisory Programme Year 1 – Martin

Last year, Grant Thornton launched the Rotational Advisory Programme where associates work in the three main areas of the advisory practice over a period of three years. I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to join the first group of Associates to undertake the programme in August, 2015. I am originally from Norway. […]

10 November 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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The School Leaver Series 2016- Natasha

  Over the course of this week, we will be sharing a number of blogs from a few of our school leavers from across the firm. In these blogs, we will be sharing some of the great experiences we’ve had since working at Grant Thornton, whilst at the same time, talking about the key themes […]

08 November 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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The School Leaver Series 2016 – Frazer

Over the course of this week, we will be sharing a number of blogs from a few of our school leavers from across the firm. In these blogs, we will be sharing some of the great experiences we’ve had since working at Grant Thornton, whilst at the same time, talking about the key themes that […]

04 November 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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The School Leaver Series 2016 – Theo

Over the course of this week, we will be sharing a number of blogs from a few of our school leavers from across the firm. In these blogs, we will be sharing some of the great experiences we’ve had since working at Grant Thornton, whilst at the same time, talking about the key themes that […]

03 November 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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From Toronto to London: Jackie. #SecondeeTakeover

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step – Lao Tzu Ever since I started with Grant Thornton, I had heard about colleagues who had travelled abroad on secondment. I had already caught the travel bug in the previous year and was eager to gain international experience, so when the opportunity to […]

18 October 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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My first month… as a Placement Student

  Name: Lara Office: Reading Service Line: Audit       Top 3 highlights… How friendly and helpful everyone is Training days away at Bradenham Manor Being treated as a full member of the team – not just a placement! Top 3 things I’ve learnt so far… How to use the (very) basics of excel […]

09 October 2016  |  Guest blogger - Placement student
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My first month… as a School Leaver

  Name: Natasha Office: Manchester Service Line: Public Sector Audit       Top 3 highlights… Talent 16 Meeting and getting to know many of the faces and new starters at Grant Thornton Shadowing Carl Williams Top 3 things I’ve learnt so far… Always “Under promise but Over deliver” there’s nothing worse than setting unobtainable […]

08 October 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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My first month… as a Graduate

Name: Alistair Office: Finsbury Square, London Service Line: BGS Associate Programme     Top 3 highlights… Being able to interact with different clients across all sorts of niche markets. Being given exposure to different functions with the department as part of my rotational programme; including marketing, operations and service delivery. The learning and development side […]

05 October 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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A Level Results Day… One Year On

Today’s guest blog comes from Chris, a trainee in our Manchester office who joined as a School Leaver last August… This time last year, I didn’t quite know what to expect, whether that was with my exam results, or in starting my career at Grant Thornton. Unfortunately, my exam results didn’t go the way I […]

19 August 2016  |  Guest blogger
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Life in Audit: An Intern’s Perspective

Hi all. I was motivated to write this blog so that I can provide a true and accurate reflection of what Grant Thornton is like as a firm, all from the fresh eyes of a current intern. I have just graduated from University and know far too well the confusion of the graduate market and […]

06 July 2016  |  Guest blogger
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Tax Diaries – A first year associate’s insight

Mini-series alert! We are going to provide insights into the diaries of three Grant Thornton employees who work in tax. We start off with Alex, a first year tax associate. Later on in the week we hear from a second year tax associate and finally from an executive. We hope to provide you with more […]

24 May 2016  |  Guest blogger
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Sheffield office announces move to city centre

For several months members of the Sheffield office have known about the exciting possibility of an office move and this week we have publicly announced that we are relocating from our current premises to a brand-spanking new (newly refurbished) building in the heart of Sheffield’s city centre. We will be moving (99.9% certain!) to the […]

13 May 2016  |  Guest blogger
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BGS Associate Programme Series: Future Leaders Abroad

The final blog in our #GTBGS series comes from Nicholas, a Future Leader who has cofounded a charity in El Salvador… At Grant Thornton, I am proud to make a difference every day to help small and mid-sized businesses achieve their growth ambitions. Outside of work, I continue leading an on-going project to expose children […]

15 April 2016  |  Guest blogger
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