14.7 C
Lancashire
Monday, July 22, 2024

Beever and Struthers helps nurture North West talent

Blackburn College and the Blackburn office of accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers have been working together to ensure that local talent stays within the region by offering work placements to students at the University Centre at Blackburn College.

Students from the University Centre at Blackburn College have taken part in guided tours, workshops and discussions at Beever and Struthers’ Blackburn office, resulting in Jodie Dunne (28) being selected for a personalised work placement programme.

Jodie, who has recently been awarded a First for her BA (Hons) Business Accounting Degree programme at the University Centre at Blackburn College, impressed staff at Beever and Struthers so much that they offered her full time employment in the firm’s Blackburn office.

Iain Round, Partner at Beever and Struthers said: “We were absolutely delighted to offer Jodie a role at Beever and Struthers. We often struggle to find the right kind of talent locally and feel that Accountancy graduates are seduced by the bright city lights rather than taking advantage of the opportunities available to them with local firms.

“Our partnership with the University Centre at Blackburn College has allowed us access to Accountancy students before they finish their degree and the opportunity to highlight the fantastic opportunities available locally.

“I would certainly encourage other local businesses to engage with similar programmes as there are many benefits to both students and employers and it is something that we hope to continue with the University Centre at Blackburn College, throughout the next academic year.”

Jodie said: “I am absolutely delighted to have been offered full time employment with Beever and Struthers and can’t wait to start. This opportunity will allow me to gain experience whilst also studying for my Chartered Accountancy exams and has been a fantastic culmination to a great three years at the University Centre at Blackburn College.

“I have gained so much from engaging in work experience and feel that it is has helped to shape my future ambitions whilst also providing me with valuable employability skills.”

Nicholas Hall, Business Engagement Manager at Blackburn College said: “We are delighted with the success of this programme and believe very strongly in the importance of forging links with local and national businesses.

“In today’s competitive job market, work-ready skills are vital in order to help students stand out from the crowd and ensure that they graduate with key employability skills and the latest in industry-relevant experience.

“By working together with local businesses, our students receive valuable guidance and support from industry experts whilst also providing employers with the opportunity to nurture students before they leave the region.

“We look forward to continuing this partnership with Beever and Struthers and would like to thank the HIVE for their support. If any businesses would like to mirror this model and offer placements to students, please get in touch.”

spot_imgspot_img

Latest

Rafael Nadal offers scathing verdict on defeat to Borges in Swedish Open final

Rafael Nadal has said it would have been "difficult"...

Jake Paul: Tyson says ‘clock starts’ for Netflix fight date after Perry KO

Boxing icon Mike Tyson has said he is counting...

Bespoke wins Wiserr lead generation contract

Digital marketing agency Bespoke has won a digital marketing contract with Wiserr to...

Dad jailed for murdering two-year-old son

A man has been jailed for life for the...
spot_img

Subscribe to our newsletter

Business Lancashire will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.

Don't miss

Best Betting Apps for iOS & Android on Mobile in the UK July 2024

This article is for those who wish to have...

Bespoke wins Wiserr lead generation contract

Digital marketing agency Bespoke has won a digital marketing contract with Wiserr to...

Investigation launched following fatal fire in Blackpool

A joint investigation has been launched following a fatal...

Best Horse Racing Betting Sites In The UK

Those looking for the best UK horse racing betting...

More News

INTO University Partnerships Introduces Innovative Employment Initiative for International Students at Oregon State University

INTO Oregon State University (INTO OSU) has announced a revolutionary employment programme called “Jump Start” for international students, allowing them to secure on-campus jobs...

Free travel for military personnel on Armed Forces Day

Free travel will be available on Stagecoach bus and tram services for military and ex-military personnel on Armed Forces Day. This Saturday is a chance...

Survey by INTO University Partnerships Reveals Record Number of Applications by International Students to Universities and Destinations

International students worldwide are applying to more universities and destinations than ever before, according to a global survey of education counsellors conducted by INTO...