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Deloitte • Multinational accounting firm with 210,000 staff globally • Services include tax, audit, legal, financial advisory • £2.6 billion UK income, HQ in London • Graduate and higher apprenticeship opportunities KPMG • Audit, tax and advisory services • 173,000 staff globally, £1.96 billion UK income • 11,000 staff, 600 partners in UK • School leaver, undergraduate and graduate programmes Ernst & Young (EY) • Global firm with 212,000 employees, 700 offices • UK earnings of £1.68 billion, UK HQ London Saffery Champness • £600 million income, 600 staff • Graduate, intern and school leaver programmes

Moore Stephens • Global company with 600 offices, 103 countries • 27,000 staff, UK income £139 million • AAT school leaver programme • Graduate Associate Chartered Accountant Programme Mazars • Audit, tax and advisory services • HQ Paris, 14,000 staff globally • UK income of £130 million • School leaver and graduate programmes RSM • Global, 37,000 staff, 110 countries • Audit, risk, advisory, tax services, UK income £294 million • Current student vacancies include Audit Assistant, Tax Assistant, Corporate Tax Assistant BDO • International firm with 60,000 staff, 1,300 offices • UK business of £395 million income, • School leaver and graduate programmes

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) • Multinational, services include tax, assurance, actuarial and legal • 195,000 employees with UK income of £2.8 billion • Offers graduate and higher apprenticeship opportunities • Runs a talent academy for undergraduates Grant Thornton • Global firm in audit, tax and advisory • 100 countries, 40,000 staff • UK earnings at £512 million, HQ London, 27 regional offices • Graduate, intern and school leaver programmes Smith & Williamson • Accountancy company with 13 offices in UK, Ireland and Jersey • Services include accounting, corporate, investment and tax • 1,500 staff, £199 million income • School leaver high apprenticeship and graduate programmes

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Animal Care

We’ve listed here some of the big players in the industry with links to their career sites.

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World Wildlife Fund (WWF) • Leading independent conservation Organisation • UK division received £62 million income in 2014 • Priority places are the Amazon, East Africa, India and China • 350 staff based in Surrey, Cardiff and Edinburgh The Aspinall Foundation • Animal conservation charity with £7 million expenditure • Runs Port Lympe Wild Animal Park, and Howletts Wild Animal Park • 1000 animals and 400,000 visitors • Conservation projects in Madagascar, Indonesia and Congo • 200 Staff and 150 seasonal workers Pets at Home • Retail Outlet with 392 stores • 7,500 staff with £665 million turnover • 158 Groom rooms • Variety of Jobs in retail, charity, customer services etc

RSPCA • Animal welfare charity with £100 million expenditure • 166 branches nationwide, 215 shops • 267 full time inspectors, 77 animal collection officers • 4 Animal hospitals, 16 regional rehoming centres, 4 wildlife centres • Investigate 150,000 complaints of cruelty per year National Maritime Aquarium • Over 4,000 animals, 400 different species • Based in Plymouth with £2.5 million turnover • Over 250,000 visitors per year Chester Zoo • Owned by North of England Zoological Society • 12,000 Animals, 110 Acres • Turnover of £20 million per year • 1.4 million visitors per year • 300 full time and 160 seasonal staff • Opportunities for work placements and volunteering

Guide Dogs • Charity providing mobility services to blind and partially sighted • Responsible for 8,000 dogs with 4,800 guide dog owners • 160 Guide Dog Mobility Instructors • 91 Guide Dog Trainers • 1,300 Paid staff Sealife • Owned by Merlin Atttractions • Over 10 Sealife centres in the UK • Also owns Chessington Zoo PDSA • Peoples Dispendary for Sick Animals • Charity gives free veterinary care for people in need • 380 pet practices and 51 pet hospitals The Dogs Trust • Care for 6,000 dogs nationwide • Network of 20 rehoming centres • Microchipping and neutering campaigns • Run educational presentations • £83 million expenditure

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Computer Games

We’ve listed here some of the big players in the industry with links to their career sites.

Job Sites

Sony Computer Enter tainment • Global company that produces PlayStation and PS Vita • Offices in London and developing a North West Studio • Project Morpheus, a virtual gaming headset • 8,000 staff worldwide • Famous for Gran Turismo and Final Fantasy series Rebellion • UK company with offices in Oxford and Runcorn • Famous for Sniper Elite, Alien vs Predator • 250 staff

Ubisoft Enter tainment • 3rd largest global publisher, HQ France • £650 million revenue, sold 500 million games • UK studios in London and Newcastle • 9,000 staff • Assassins Creed, Tom Clancy, Far Cry Kuju Enter tainment • Game developer based in Surrey • Has two studios Head Strong and Zoe Mode • Part of the German Group Catalis SE • Games include Powerstar Golf, Zumba Fitness Electronic Ar ts • USA global company with 9,300 staff • Revenues of $3.7 billion • Owns Chillingo based in Macclesfield • Criterion based in Guildford • Sims4, Battlefield Hardline, Dragon Age, Minions

Codemasters • Based in Leamington Spa with a team of 500 • F1, Colin Macrae Rally, DiRT Rally, Overlord FOE • Revenue of £50 million Creative Assemblies • Sussex based company with 300 staff • Produce the Total War series, and Alien Isolation • Part of Sega Games divison who also own Sports Interactive Jagex Studios • Large independent publisher of games • 480 staff based in Cambridge • Revenues of £45 million • Best known for RuneScape Climax Studio • Founded in 1998 based in Portsmouth • Games include Dark Saga, Mirage • Smart As, Blood Forge • 120 staff

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Dance and Musical Theatre

Job Sites

We’ve listed here some of the big players in the industry with links to their career sites.

Royal Ballet • Largest UK ballet company • Based at Royal Opera House, London • 104 dancers, over 80 staff • Associate Royal Ballet school for yr 7– yr14 Scotttish Ballet • National Ballet Company of Scotland based in Glasgow • Modern and contemporary ballet, touring UK and abroad • HQ at the Tramway Complex • 30 Dancers with 46 staff • Runs associate programmes for juniors by audition Birmingham Royal Ballet • 55 dancers, 76 staff with £12 million expenditure • HQ Birmingham, with principal productions at Birmingham Hippodrome • Runs Jerwood Centre for care and treatment of dancers • Associate Elmhurst School for Dance

English National Ballet • Classical ballet company based in London with 64 dancers and 86 staff • One of the foremost touring companies in Europe • Has an associate ballet School in London for young talent Youth Music Theatre UK • Theatre Company for 11-21 yrs • Provides training to young musicians, directors writers, choreographers • Deliver workshops auditions for summer productions • Open access courses, outreach into schools and other schemes Ambassador Theatre Group • Award winning theatre producer with £70 million revenue • Over 30 productions per year working with other partner companies • Offices in London, Sydney and New York • Owns 39 theatres including 12 London West End locations

The Place • 95 full and part time staff, 300 casual staff • 11 dance studios and theatre in The Place building • Host London contemporary dance school, Richard Alston Dance Company • Expenditure of £6.5 million Stage Enter tainments • Market leader in Europe for live theatre with £400 million revenue • HQ Based in Amsterdam, offices in London, Paris and New York • 26 musical productions, 5 ice shows, 4,000 staff, 14 million visitors • Expenditure of £6.5 million • Produces range of productions including Sadler’s Wells • Thriving arts organisation based in London • World leader in contemporary dance • Has a number of theatres and studios around London • 500,000 visitors, 13 productions to 50 countries in last year Hairspray, Made in Dagenham, High School Musical and Fame

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We’ve listed here some of the big players in the industry with links to their career sites.

Job Sites

Next Plc • UK multinational clothing company, HQ Leicestershire, Revenue £4 billion • 40,000 staff with 520 UK stores • Current vacancies include Loss Prevention Officers, LGV Drivers, Trainee Buyers, Sales Consultants, Stock Room Assistant, Complaint Handler Asos • Online fashion and beaity retailer with 4,000 staff, revenue of £1 billion • HQ in London, Distribution Centre, Barnsley • Current vacancies include Assistant Amazon UK • Online retail company, global sales of $88 billion, HQ Seattle USA, 183,000 staff • Customer service centres in Edinburgh, distribution offices in Swansea, London area, Doncaster, Peterborough, Scotland, 7,000 staff in UK, (15,000 seasonal staff) • Run graduate recruitment events, own MBA programme, Career Choice Programme that allows employees to gain qualifications

Co-operative Group • 3,750 retail outlets, 70,000 staff, revenue of £11 billion • Services include food, funeral, legal, insurance, electrical shop, travel services, estates • Jobs in distribution, warehouse, administration and customer service Burton’s, Topshop, Wallis, Topman, Outfit, Miss Selfridge, Evans, BHS • 2,500 outlets and concessions in some major department stores • £2.7 billion revenue, HQ London and Leeds • Sponsor the Fashion Retail Academy, graduate opportunities in buying, merchandising, digital, finance Marks and Spencer • £10 billion multinational retailer, HQ London, 83,000 employees • School leaver management scheme requires 2 A level or equivalent • Large range of graduate entry programmes in areas such as marketing, human resources, design, food technology, garment technology and more • Offices in London, Nottingham and Manchester Arcadia Group Ltd • Brand retail company that owns

Tesco • Retailer with 7,800 stores globally, 500,000 staff, £69 billion revenue • Owns retail store brands including Tesco Bank & Dunhumby • Early careers includes apprenticeships, internships, graduate opportunities in retail, commercial operations John Lewis Par tnership • Employee owned UK company 93,000 staff, 339 Waitrose stores, 41 John Lewis stores, £10 billion revenue • Apprenticeships in retail, customer delivery installer, vehicle maintenance • Graduate scheme and industrial placements in retail, management, technology, finance, merchandising Kingfisher Plc • Owns a range of Home improvement brands including Screwfix, B & Q, 1,100 stores in 10 countries • Employs 79,000 staff, £11 billion revenue, HQ London WHSmith Plc • UK bookseller, stationer and newsagent • 1,300 stores, 14,000 staff with revenues of £1 billion • Current jobs include Post Office Manager, Store Manager, Junior Artworker

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