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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 like a tonne of bricks whilst you’d rather be spending your time revising, but as part of becoming a qualified professional, learning to balance demands effectively is essential. Read this post

GT Football Tournament 2016 – A Norwichian Account

nozza-girlsOn 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. Read this post

GT Football Tournament 2016 – A Glaswegian Account

scottish-c-teamWith 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! Read this post

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 and avoidance. Read this post

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. Read this post

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. Read this post

How Grant Thornton accommodates continued development!


Hi everyone, I’m Nick and I’m a Manager in the Business Consulting team in Finsbury Square. As a member of the Spilling the Beans team in my ‘trainee years’ it’s great to be back on Spilling the Beans sharing my stories and experiences with you – I hope you enjoy my blog on how I’ve felt Grant Thornton has accommodated my continued development. Read this post