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Posted on November 28, 2014 by Lis Radbon
I’ve taken the very difficult decision that it’s time for me to leave the NAO so this blog post will also be my last one. Join me when I’m looking back at some of the things that I will miss working here. more… Time to say goodbye… What I will miss most about the NAO
Posted on October 10, 2014 by Lis Radbon
What’s a jamboree? The dictionary would have you believe that it’s either a large party or a rally of scouts and guides. I’m not sure how it got its name, but the NAO jamboree two weeks ago was something different entirely (although there were balloons and at least two types of cake, so maybe it was a party). more… Getting to know your colleagues: Jamboree at the NAO
Posted on September 12, 2014 by Lis Radbon
Our new trainee intake have started their first year in college this week. What can they expect? We’ve dug out a previous blog post from Lis that explains it all.
In my first year at the NAO I spent only 13 weeks in the office. Apart from leave and audit visits, the rest of my time was spent studying for the ACA (Associate Chartered Accountant) qualification – a total of 19 weeks, including exams. Rachael and Robert have already blogged about college and exams in the second year, so my focus is on the first year, which is when most of the college based learning takes place. more… Studying for the ACA – the first year
Posted on September 5, 2014 by Lis Radbon
“Speed dating?” I said, incredulously, when I first heard that this was part of the induction programme for graduate trainees and school leavers.
“I know the social side of the NAO is good, but…. really?” more… Knowing me, knowing you – speed dating at the NAO
Posted on July 25, 2014 by Lis Radbon
The NAO’s annual report was published recently. I’ve picked some snippets that stood out for me – hoping this will whet your appetite for more. more… The NAO’s annual report – essential reading? You decide!