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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Takeover 2016: Can Bradenham be beaten?

The workshops were great and the people even better. The best part of my internship so far. I have just spent the last two days at Bradenham, Grant’s Thornton training centre in Buckinghamshire. My course was called ‘Developing your Business Impact’, but this was just one of the things I learnt during my stay. The […]

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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Tax Diaries: An insight into the work life balance…

Many of you may be wondering what it is actually like to hold down a full-time job, complete professional studies and still have a life. Admittedly getting the balance between these things can be difficult but it is honestly so worth it. For the past three months I have been working towards sitting my first […]

21 June 2016  |  Charlotte Roberts
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Tax Diaries – A second year associate’s insight

The recruiting season is coming to an end here at Grant Thornton. Congratulations to all of you who have accepted graduate offers and will be joining us in September, and we’re also looking forward to welcoming interns on July 5th in London for the Intern conference. This is a good time to give an update […]

26 May 2016  |  Izzy
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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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Vibrant economy: what does it all mean?

If someone asked you ‘what is the purpose of Grant Thornton?’ would you be able to answer them? You may think about audit or tax or other services offered by the firm…however the reality is a much bigger goal. Per the Grant Thornton website ‘our purpose is to shape a vibrant economy, and our vision […]

23 May 2016  |  Catherine
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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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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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