EY, global professional services firm, searching for 86 apprentices. Apply today.

If your dream is to work for one of the ‘big 4’, that’s one of the largest professional services firms in the world, then this is your chance. EY, global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services are currently recruiting across the UK for their next school leaver programme intake. Search and apply.  It’s more

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Simon Wood, MI Manager at BPP, is crowned MasterChef Champion 2015

BPP’s very own MI Manager, Simon Wood, has been crowned the MasterChef 2015 Champion, it was announced on Friday, fulfilling a dream to become a chef that he has had since he was just eight years old. After an incredible seven weeks of seriously intense challenges and an extremely close final cook-off, Simon Wood, 38, was more

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In profile with… Amel Ketani, LLB Programme Leader at BPP University Law School

Name:  Amel Ketani Job title:  LLB Programme Leader Study Centre: Waterloo Law School What is your education background (i.e. where did you go to university etc.)? 2006: Diploma in French Law (University of Nice, France) 2007: LLB Law with French Law (University of Westminster) 2008: LLM in Criminal Law (University College London) 2009: Bar Vocational more

Tax and the general election – avoidance vs. evasion and repayment of ‘the deficit’.

With the 2015 General Election just days away, I wanted to share some thoughts about tax and the election. A key part of any election campaign is for each political party to set out their plans for changes to the UK tax regime under their manifesto/policies. I am a tax professional and qualified as both more

Senior LLB lecturer Katie Jukes discusses the public view of human rights

Welcome to my first blog contribution!  If you are a current law student, most likely you are sitting in the sun right now feeling guilty because you should be revising for your exams.  Or… you are sitting in a dark, cold room with a book and laptop in front of you wondering why you ever more

How to write a great CV – advice from students, for students.

A couple of weeks ago we posed a question to the community on The Student Room on the topic of CV’s.  Lots of people got involved, offering up their ‘top tips’ to writing a CV. Whether you are thinking about applying for a summer job, an internship, or you are about to graduate, it is more


Accountant or not, Excel skills are invaluable in the workplace

‘Crunched by the Numbers: The Digital Skills Gap in the Workforce’ is a new report by BurningGlass research looking into the rise of jobs requiring at least basic digital skills.   The report focuses on how the middle-skilled job market is now leaning towards roles that are ‘digitally-skilled’ – requiring some use of basic software more


Accountancy Interviews – the Questions & Answers you need to know

Preparing for your first accounting interview? Here's some of the questions you might face, and our suggestions of how to tackle them... more

Hannah Thomas

“I was so pleased to find out that I had won the best performance by an apprentice for ATT” For the last two years I have been working with BDO as a tax trainee apprentice; BDO is a national, leading accountancy and business advisory firm focused on providing services to ambitious businesses within the UK more


Jennie Obourne, Deputy programme leader talks about bar training in Turkey

If you are planning to visit Turkey this summer, it is likely to be for the beaches, the coffee and the historic landmarks. You are probably not intending to meet Turkish lawyers – and if you do, the chances are something has gone very wrong! But it was with that very goal in mind that more

Law Works Attorney General awards winner – Helen Ingham

Following the recent Law Works Attorney General Awards, we caught up with another BPP Law School winner, Helen Ingham as she describes why she decided to study with BPP University Law School and why she enjoys taking part in pro bono projects. What I looked for in picking a law school After deciding to study more


Exam survival guide top five tips

We’re sure you will do really well in your exams but as they approach, Manchester Senior Academic, Tricia Chatterton shares her top five tips for GDL and LPC students to help you prepare. What to revise? For GDL students: Have a look at past papers to get a feel of how questions are worded and more


Freedom to Speak Up: Whistleblowing and the NHS

Vicky Gregory, GDL/LLB Lecturer, discusses Whistleblowing and the NHS more


What to study after AAT?

Once you’ve completed your AAT, you may decide to continue your studies and become a Chartered Accountant.   The good news is that all the UK Chartered and Certified Accountancy bodies recognise the AAT Accounting Qualification, so you can receive exemptions from certain modules.         Wherever you want to go next, we more


How to make the most of your summer break

Whether you are just about to finish your A-levels, or you’re halfway through your degree, you should be starting to think about how best to spend the coming summer. A long break from exams, deadlines, and lectures, means you could easily spend whole days wallowing in the sunshine sipping ice cold drinks. As wonderful as more

Margin Management: Beyond the price/volume variance

Neena Vivash presents on BPP’s ‘Creating Value through Margin Management’ programme, which has dates coming up in May and October in London. Here Neena gives us a flavour of what will be covered in the programme more


Squire Patton Boggs commercial awareness competition

Squire Patton Boggs recently ran a commercial awareness competition for BPP Liverpool and Manchester students. We caught up with winner GDL student, Jennifer Mitchell, as she describes what she’s learnt from the experience and how it will help with her future career in law. “When I started studying the Graduate Diploma in Law in September, commercial more


The future of the European Court of Human Rights

BPP University Law School recently organised a public symposium  about the future of the ECHR and the HRA in the UK. We speak to GDL lecturers, Paven Basuita to find out more about the judgement and our Fresh Perspectives symposium. Following the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights re Abu Qatada`s application, there more


Squire Patton Boggs – Commercial Awareness Workshop

Alice Buttifant, Graduate Recruitment for Squire Patton Boggs tells us about Commercial Awareness and how it is relevant in the recruitment process.  “At the end of February BPP kindly invited me in to deliver a session on commercial awareness and its relevance in the recruitment process. Having spoken to students previously, it is obvious that the term ‘commercial more

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AAT Reading List

Grow your knowledge of the accounting industry and keep on-top of current events through these sites: more