Posts tagged: "Events"
Posted on April 15, 2016 by Louise McLeod
When applying for the graduate scheme, you may notice there’s a choice of either the London or Newcastle office. As the only graduate blogger from the Newcastle office, I thought I’d tell you a little about what it’s like working in the smaller of the two offices. more… View from the North: The NAO’s Newcastle office
Posted on February 11, 2016 by Guest blogger
Today’s guest post is from Sophie Judd, one of our second-year trainees. Sophie recently had the chance to meet members of The Public Accounts Commission, and offered to share her impressions with us.
The Public Accounts Commission (TPAC) and NAO trainees seem like a world apart. So what happens when both parties meet each other for the first time? We found out last week when TPAC’s Nick Brown and Sir Edward Leigh came to visit the NAO. more… Getting to know each other: A visit from The Public Accounts Commission
Posted on January 8, 2016 by Emily Todd
As we start 2016 it seems like a good time to reflect on the past year. The focus of the year has been the advanced level exams. I, like most people my age, have had an exam every year since I was 13 (Year 9 SATS). Passing the three ICAEW advanced level exams would lead to freedom – forever! These exams have a reputation for being tough – it turns out with good reason. more… A reflection on 2015
Posted on December 18, 2015 by Guest blogger
We are pleased to have Michael Burke, one of our Newcastle-based students, blogging for us today. Michael recently scooped the Presidents’ Award, Professional Stage, of the ICAEW Northern Society. Read on for his summary of the awards night, held a couple of weeks ago.
Every autumn the Northern Society of Chartered Accountants host a dinner in Newcastle to bring together ICAEW members and give out awards to students who have gained high marks in exams and/or contributed to the wider community. I was one of the lucky students to scoop one! more… Success at the ICAEW Northern Society Awards
Posted on December 11, 2015 by Guest blogger
What’s it like when young auditors from all over Europe come together? The NAO graduate blog has asked Jack Cook, a former trainee and now Audit Principal, to report from the recent Young EUROSAI Conference.
I finished my training contract in September 2015, but whilst I was still a trainee I applied internally for the NAO’s place at the Young EUROSAI Conference and I was fortunate to get it. more… Learning across borders: Young EUROSAI Conference