Coping with exams and managing time!

We all know that in order to achieve Chartered Accountant status, exams need to be passed; so how do you allow sufficient time for this, whilst keeping up your day job? In short, it’s all about balance and leaning on your support network when you need it. It’s all too often that your workload seems […]

07 December 2016  |  Jenny Jackson
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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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GT Football Tournament 2016 – A Norwichian Account

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 […]

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

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 […]

16 November 2016  |  Pete
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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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The School Leaver Series 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 […]

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

  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 […]

31 October 2016  |  Jenny Jackson
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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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Intern v Graduate – Do Interns go to college?

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 […]

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

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 […]

11 October 2016  |  Mass Ndow-Njie
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