Universities and Careers

Accountancy Apprenticeships With Buzzacott

Applications open soon for Buzzacott’s 2022 apprenticeship programme, with early career opportunities in accountancy, audit and business services starting in September 2022. Begin your journey towards becoming an Buzzacott apprentice by attending their free, virtual insight event on Thursday 2 December.

Who are Buzzacott?

At Buzzacott, nearly 500 people work together under one roof in St Paul's, London, making it the largest single office accountancy firm in the UK. Buzzacott are also part of PrimeGlobal, an award-winning association of independent accounting firms.

In 2019, Buzzacott celebrated 100 years of business – although a modern firm, they are proud of their rich history and the success achieved over the past 100 years. Buzzacott has developed expertise and transitioned from being accountants to advisers, and now acts as a strategic partner to clients, whether they are individuals, businesses or not-for-profit organsiations. 

What will you find out at their insight event?

  • Learn about Buzzacott’s mission, vision and values
  • See what a day in the life at Buzzacott’s office looks like – from their culture of trust, to their social atmosphere
  • Get the inside track on the recruitment process, and find out how to make your application stand out.

Who will you hear from?

You will hear from several members of the Buzzacott team, including current apprentices, hiring managers and firm partners, as well as 'GetMyFirstJob' recruitment experts.

Places are limited, so register here for this free event.

UCAS Discovery Apprenticeship Fair - Tuesday 30 November

Book your place now for a day of inspiration, information, and opportunity to engage with potential employers. Featuring everything you need to discover if an apprenticeship might be right for you – all packed into one day, and online. 

Save your virtual seat here

The day will include the opportunity to:

  • Meet and chat with well-known employers including the NHS, PwC and Rolls-Royce
  • Discover popular apprenticeships and where they can lead you
  • Join live interview clinics and CV workshops
  • Take part in Q&As with employers
  • Get tips on how to improve your apprenticeship application
  • Hear what it’s really like from current apprentices
  • Find out how to secure your dream apprenticeship

Whether you are just starting out on your research, and need help with deciding if an apprenticeship is for you, or if you are ready to take the next step and start the application process this event will be useful for you.  

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Flying Start Programmes At PwC

If you join this online workshop you will discover more about how you can kickstart your career in accounting, business or technology, and also have the opportunity to hear from people who have already had experience of the Flying Start Programmes. In addition you will learn about the application process, and how university and work can be combined to gain the best of both worlds.

There are a range of degree programmes run by PwC in partnership with top universities across the UK. 

The event takes place on Thursday 9 December from 5.00pm to 6.30pm.

Find out more and register here

Year 11 Work Experience - Reminder

Work experience is now back on the post GCSE agenda, and, as things open up after COVID, we hope that all our Year 11 students will be able to find a placement in Summer 2022.

I would also suggest looking at the website Springpod which offers a virtual work experience programme which has been highly recommended by our Careers Advisor.

Many thanks to those who already have managed to help their son/daughter obtain a placement; in the meantime please could you let me know if you have managed to arrange something by emailing miketaylor@princethorpe.co.uk

Mike Taylor
Work Experience Co-ordinator