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You don't need a degree to start a successful career in business. Our work experience and apprenticeships give you the chance to build your career in our world, your way.

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        Our work experience programmes

        Build your skills and experience to help you decide on your next career move.

        Business Academy

        If you're already considering an alternative to university, this programme will help you build the skills you need for a head start to the EY Business Apprenticeship.

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        Smart Futures

        A ten month programme which starts with paid work experience, then gives you a variety of transferable skills and experiences to help decide on your next step.

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        Our Business and Degree apprenticeships

        Develop real client solutions and gain unique training that will shape your career.


        Be an innovator and a problem solver, helping the world to work better by maintaining the confidence and trust. As auditors we help companies and governments publish accurate financial accounts others can rely on. Explore our programme below.




        Whether you're using the latest technology to build and maintain client confidence, or influencing the world's supply chain, our apprenticeships will give you the skills and learning to set you on a path to success. Explore our programmes below.

        Supply Chain

        Strategy and Transactions

        Economies are fuelled by competitive organisations who buy, sell, merge or restructure parts of their business with others. Help organisations do all that while making more informed decisions and building better strategies. Explore our programme below.

        Turnaround and Restructing Strategy


        Provide fresh perspectives that help drive strategy and support clients in making better-informed business decisions, and help businesses adapt to the evolving tax landscape. Explore our programmes below.

        Personal Tax Centre


        Tax Technology and Transformation


        Degree Apprenticeships

        Whether you're helping clients manage regulations or providing technology solutions, our degree apprenticeships will provide you with training, insights and a degree. Explore our programmes below.

        Business Leadership and Management

        Digital and Technology



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