Takeover 2016: Our Summer Internship experience in Reading

As part of our development and goal setting as interns, myself, Rebecca and Stephen decided to write a blog expanding and reflecting on our experience of joining Grant Thornton for 6 weeks over the summer. We all agreed that Spilling the Beans was an extremely useful tool in finding out information about the application process and […]

04 August 2016  |  Takeover 2016
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Takeover 2016: Away Day at the Velodrome

Hi all! I’m Jess and I’m an intern in the Entrepreneurial and Private Client tax department at the Euston office. A few weeks ago the tax and audit London interns, along with the full time members of their respective departments, were invited to spend the day at the Lee Valley Velodrome for the Audit and […]

25 July 2016  |  Takeover 2016
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Takeover 2016: CIPFA Explained – An Associate’s Perspective

When it comes to choosing which firm and which service line is right for you, finding out more about the qualification that you will be studying towards during your first few years is an important part of making the right decision. I spoke to Sophie Medwell – Public Sector Assurance associate and CIPFA representative for […]

20 July 2016  |  Takeover 2016
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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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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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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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