KPMG UK boosts apprenticeship scheme with 40% higher intake

No need for a degree The KPMG360° programme offers a rotation scheme covering Audit, Tax and Advisory (Consulting) for students interested in getting apprenticeship-style experience rather than chasing down a degree. Most of KPMG UK’s new 181 apprenticeship hires have joined this programme, up 40% from 129 last year. Like many of the other Big 4 firms, this growth in junior, non-graduate positions reflects increased government … Continue reading KPMG UK boosts apprenticeship scheme with 40% higher intake

EY’s blind CV policy leads to diverse workforce

Although not the latest news, the Independent has reported that EY’s approach to graduate admissions has seen a sharp improvement in workforce diversity. A 10 percentage point increase in the number of students joining from state schools has been attributed to the way that EY have chosen to remove UCAS points thresholds (and the age-old requirement for a 2:1) from their screening and acceptance criteria … Continue reading EY’s blind CV policy leads to diverse workforce