Posts tagged: "Parliament"
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 22, 2016 by Mikey Brooks
Well I hate to start a blog post with a little lie, technically I have been here 8 months now. But I wanted to just give an update on what I have been part of during my first few months since the intake officially began in September last year. more… My first few months* with the NAO…
Posted on November 13, 2015 by Guest blogger
Today’s guest post is from Emily Robertson, one of our new trainees who joined us in September. Less than two months into her job, Emily had the chance to visit Parliament for a Public Accounts Committee meeting, and offered to share her impressions with us.
As a new trainee at the NAO, I am keen to try and explore new opportunities as much as possible and experience all aspects of the work that the NAO are involved in. As a part of this, I was lucky enough to attend my first Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting at Parliament a couple of weeks ago. more… A trip to Parliament – my first impressions of the PAC
Posted on September 4, 2015 by Guest blogger
While we’ve welcomed our new audit trainees this week, last week we said goodbye to our summer interns who joined us for 8 weeks in July-August. Below Ajay Kotecha shares his view of the internship. Many thanks to Ajay and the other 8 interns from EmployAbility and Windsor Fellowship for their support!
When I came to the NAO, I was undertaking my first ever paid professional work experience, and the same was true for most of my fellow interns. Naturally, it was daunting – I had no idea what to expect in terms of office culture, workload demands, and basic professional etiquette. more… Summer through the eyes of an intern
Posted on July 24, 2015 by Alice Sturgess
The particularly keen-eyed among you may have noticed that there has been a dearth of posts over the past few months but I’m here to explain why and to announce that we’re now back in commission. more… … And, we’re back!