• Astute Raising Our Glasses With Other Finalists For Derby Telegraph’s Business Awards 2016

    A CELEBRATION event has been held in honour of the businesses nominated for the Derby Telegraph Business Awards. Firms that have made the shortlist were last night given the chance to fete their success at a champagne reception evening at the Finesse Collection’s Cathedral Quarter Hotel, in St Mary’s Gate, Derby. After weeks of poring […]


    Astute Recruitment named “East Midlands Business of the Year”

    This article first appeared in the East Midlands Business Link Astute Recruitment has been named “East Midlands Business of the Year” at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Chartered Accountant of the Year Awards 2016. The prestigious awards ceremony took place at Nottinghamshire’s Eastwood Hall on 3rdMarch. Astute Recruitment is an […]


    5 things I’ve learned running my business

    Astute Recruitment is an accountancy recruitment business specialising in working with SME business owners across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

    Its co-founders Sarah Stevenson and Mary Maguire set up the business in 2009 at the height of recession after facing redundancy. Here, Maguire shares the lessons she’s learned running the company during that time.