BGS Associate Programme Series: Experiences of the Programme

The first blog in our BGS series comes from Josh, a Trainee Associate on the Future Leaders Programme… Like many, I left university without a clear idea of what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. A similar feeling had led me into a Master’s program following my undergraduate degree, but now was the […]

12 April 2016  |  Guest blogger
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The PSA Series: Life as a PSA Associate

The last guest blog in our PSA series comes from Jenny, an Associate in our Liverpool Office… PSA is a rapidly growing department here at Grant Thornton and it’s with good reason- our firm is the best in its field. Grant Thornton is the UK’s number 1 Public Sector Auditor, boasting a 33% market share […]

04 April 2016  |  Guest blogger
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The PSA Series: Graduate Journey

  The next guest blog in the PSA series comes from Patrick, a graduate in the Liverpool office… Hi, my names Patrick McCloskey. I’m an Accounting and Finance graduate working towards my professional accountancy qualification at Grant Thornton as a Public Sector Audit trainee. You’re probably reading this to get a better understanding as to […]

01 April 2016  |  Guest blogger
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The PSA Series: The CIPFA/ICAS Qualification

The next guest blog in the PSA series comes from Will, a graduate in the Liverpool office… Reading this title you may be wondering what PSA is? In short, think ‘standard’ commercial audit but only for public sector entities such as councils, hospitals, colleges etc. Before I applied I read everything I could find on […]

31 March 2016  |  Guest blogger
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The PSA Series: Applicant to intern to graduate

I’m Helen and I joined the Public Sector Audit (PSA) Manchester team on the graduate programme in July 2015, having completed a three month internship the summer before. I guess if you’re on this blog you’re trying to find out more about public sector audit, and whether it’s for you? Hopefully this blog will give […]

30 March 2016  |  Guest blogger
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Budget 2016 – The Northern Powerhouse

Now we have had a bit of time to digest the Budget 2016 we have a series of blogs that covers some of our thoughts from the day. First we have Sophie, an associate in audit from the Sheffield office. Northern Powerhouse What is the Northern Powerhouse? What does it mean for our local region? […]

22 March 2016  |  Guest blogger
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National Apprenticeship Week – The Grant Thornton Experience

National Apprenticeship Week is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service and is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. We hear from Nick in the Digital Media team who shares his Grant Thornton story. When one thinks of Grant Thornton, or any other professional services firm […]

17 March 2016  |  Guest blogger
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I’ve Joined! Joining Grant Thornton… The Unconventional Way

  Our latest guest blog comes from Jenny – a new starter in Public Sector Assurance based in the Liverpool Office. So, university seemed the be all and end all to me – the one thing that differentiated the exceptional from the good, and the deal maker when it came to securing that all important first ‘proper’ […]

15 February 2016  |  Chris G
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A Conversation with… The CEO part 5

The conversation with the CEO comes to an end. Watch the last episode of the series where we get to know more about Sacha outside of work. Sacha talks about her favourite books,  favourite music, her dream three course meal… and as a bonus, tells us about her dream three course dessert. Thanks to everyone […]

27 August 2015  |  Mass Ndow-Njie
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A Conversation With… The CEO part 3

A conversation with… The CEO continues! In part 3, Sacha gives some advice for people considering applying to the firm, as well as giving some advice for those wanting to progress through the ranks at Grant Thornton.

17 August 2015  |  Mass Ndow-Njie
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A conversation with… The CEO part 1

The Spilling the Beans intern takeover team recently had a chance to have a conversation with the new CEO, Sacha Romanovitch. In part 1, we asked people around the Finsbury Square and the London Euston offices what they thought of the new boss. More video’s to follow!

10 August 2015  |  Mass Ndow-Njie
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