Latest PwC People posts Join us on LinkedIn PwC UK YouTube channel Subscribe to our RSS feed Join us on Facebook Follow PwC on Twitter

02 July 2014

Romana on… A sudden trip down under!

By Romana So you’ll never guess where I’ve ended up. I had been back in the UK barely a week or so when I got a call out of the blue from my old Operations partner asking if I’d be interested in helping with a proposal. This would be slightly...

Volunteering

By Sophie Hi everyone, You’ll be glad to hear that I’ve survived my third busy season! However, as soon my year end client work finished I was straight onto new clients. But this time, I have a lot more responsibility, which I’m really excited about.! Alongside my audit support work,...

16 June 2014

Year ends

By Sophie Hi everyone, This month I wrote my blog on the train from London to Manchester. That’s one of the many highlights of working for PwC, the opportunity to travel! I’m traveling all the way to Manchester for a course specifically aimed at new associates, aiming to improve our...

Romana on…. Heading back to the UK

By Romana Karim I’ve now left the Netherlands. It will be very strange to no longer be getting my weekly flights back and forth. Whenever I finish a project I always wonder how long I'll be putting my suitcase away for. This time I have nothing specific lined up for...

22 May 2014

Romana on…. Time for a bit of a change in direction

By Romana Karim So my big news this month is that I’ve switched competencies. Consulting has a number of competencies: Project & Portfolio Management (PPM), Operations, Technology, Finance, Risk, People & Change (P&C), Strategy, Delivery Deal Value, Sustainability & Climate Change. Technically the Foundation for the Future (FftF) graduate scheme...

07 April 2014

Romana on… Jet setting again!

By Romana Karim The Netherlands. That’s where I’m based now. I’m living the consulting stereotype of jet-setting all over the world to service clients, but in actual fact this is probably quite rare! The London project I thought I’d do was significantly delayed, with the delays being out of our...

09 February 2014

Post #1 Finishing my exams

By Huda Ansari The year started with all sorts of changes but the biggest and possibly most important professionally came at the end of the year when I found out I had passed my actuarial exams – I completed them quite soon after joining PwC because I received some exemptions...

03 February 2014

Romana on...being back in London!

By Romana Karim I’m finally back from the States – it was really sad to leave clients and such a great joint UK/US team. We had a lot of fun as a team and it was bittersweet saying goodbye and having to come home. I also forgot how dark and...

03 January 2014

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

By Maxwell Crowson December has been a very busy month in London Top Tier Data Assurance as we all gear towards our busy season in January. A large proportion of our FTSE 100 clients have December financial year ends and hence the financial audit needs to be signed off. As...

Romana on… Jet setting

By Romana Karim It’s been lovely being back in the UK for Christmas to see family and friends – and of course everyone wants to know what working out in New York is like. The client has been great to work with on a daily basis and they have lots...

02 January 2014

HApp blog December

By Holly Sims Further to last month’s blog, I’m happy to say that I passed my mock exam at the beginning of December. It has made me very aware of how close my final exams are and how much work I’ll need to put into these final couple of months....

16 December 2013

Holly on... the December update

By Holly Sims I’ve been a very busy little bee this month. I started by shadowing a member of the recruitment team as she was preparing for a presentation to our new intake of Flying Start students at the University of Reading. I accompanied her and helped out with one...

05 December 2013

New York, New York

By Romana Karim Our Business Unit leader sent a note out to our team and asked if anyone with the relevant experience would like to work in the States for a couple of months – so I jumped at the chance! I’m actually writing this blog from Melville, which is...

06 November 2013

Max on... What I’ve been up to

By Maxwell Crowson As the temperature starts to get colder, the nights start to draw in earlier and the summer starts to disappear it’s definitely starting to feel like October in London. The new season marks the start of busy season in Risk Assurance and Data Assurance as we begin...

28 October 2013

Holly on... the October update

By Holly Sims Further to my previous entry, the buddies have now been at the office for a couple of months and are starting to settle in to the Higher Apprenticeship and their daily jobs. They’re a very friendly bunch and we’ve taken them for a couple of nights out...

14 October 2013

September 2013 - What I’ve been up to so far

By Ryan Bright I thought I’d use my first blog to summarise what I’ve been up to so far since joining PwC. I’ve really enjoyed my first 11 months, and I can’t believe how quickly it’s flown by! Leaving school and going straight into a professional environment seemed a daunting...

08 October 2013

September 2013 - What I’ve been up to

By Maxwell Crowson For the best part of September I’ve been working for another business area within PwC. I was working with the banking and capital markets department undertaking a data project for a large multinational bank in Central London. Having the opportunity to work across different business areas on...