GT Football Tournament 2016 – A Norwichian Account
17 November 2016  |  Pete

On Friday 29th July, a group of Norwich accountants descended upon the city of Glasgow for the annual GT Football Tournament. Taking the aviation route, surprisingly everyone adhered to the restrictions, bar Dean who brought too much hair product so had to spread into a colleague’s luggage. With the leisure facilities being refurbished in the […]

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GT Football Tournament 2016 – A Glaswegian Account
16 November 2016  |  Pete

With what seemed like the entire Grant Thornton organisation making the trek up to Scotland for the annual Grant Thornton Football Tournament, the Scotland interns thought it would be a great opportunity to capitalise on this with a bake sale! For those who don’t know, interns have been charged with raising money for a lending […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Placement Year Insight – Josh
11 November 2016  |  Guest blogger - Placement student

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 […]

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Rotational Advisory Programme Year 1 – Martin
10 November 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee

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. […]

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

  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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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The School Leaver Series 2016 – Sam
01 November 2016  |  Sam

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 […]

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The School Leaver Series 2016 – Jenny
31 October 2016  |  Jenny Jackson

  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 […]

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From Toronto to London: Jackie. #SecondeeTakeover
18 October 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee

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 […]

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Intern v Graduate – Do Interns go to college?
13 October 2016  |  Mass Ndow-Njie

14 months ago, back in June 2015, I prepared to join the Public Sector Audit team at Grant Thornton. By this time, I had already applied to be a part of the Spilling the Beans Intern Takeover Team and so wrote my first blog ‘The Weeks Before I Joined Grant Thornton’ which gave an insight […]

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Intern v Graduate – Talent 16 for interns?
11 October 2016  |  Mass Ndow-Njie

14 months ago, back in June 2015, I prepared to join the Public Sector Audit team at Grant Thornton. By this time, I had already applied to be a part of the Spilling the Beans Intern Takeover Team and so wrote my first blog ‘The Weeks Before I Joined Grant Thornton’ which gave an insight […]

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Intern v Graduate – Different priorities
10 October 2016  |  Mass Ndow-Njie

14 months ago, back in June 2015, I prepared to join the Public Sector Audit team at Grant Thornton. By this time, I had already applied to be a part of the Spilling the Beans Intern Takeover Team and so wrote my first blog ‘The Weeks Before I Joined Grant Thornton’ which gave an insight […]

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My first month… as a Placement Student
09 October 2016  |  Guest blogger - 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 […]

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