• EMC Women In Business Awards 2017 - The Winners

    A great night celebrating success at the Chamber’s Enterprising Women awards 2017.

    It was a great night at Colwick Hall celebrating the success of EMC – East Midlands Enterprising Women. Everyone who was recongised as a finalist are winners in their own right – including our very own Sarah-Louise Wykes who we are all really proud of. The list of winners and their categories: –   Sharon Redrobe […]

    7 Top tips starting up a new business

    7 top tips for anyone thinking about starting their own business?

    As MD of a successful accountancy recruitment business covering the East Midlands, I wanted to share these tips, which I hope will inspire you. 1/ Be Positive. Have courage in your convictions; Do not simply put your business idea down on paper and leave it, always see how it can be pursued. Ask “How can […]

    Reach your potential - Astute Recruitment

    How to achieve your potential.

    This week two moments made me ‘pause’ to reflect. At our event on emotional intelligence for business success. The speaker tried to cover lots of things on emotional intelligence but it’s such a huge topic she could only provide key insights. One of these was on confidence. Not on the confidence we can gain – […]


    Employability workshop – Astute Helping CIMA members and students with advice on interviews.

    Astute’s Mary Maguire is delighted to work with CIMA on their next employability workshop. She will be advising their members, students and non-members as to interview guidance, tips and practical things they can do to improve their success on interview. The event will be at the Village Club Hotel, Brailsford Way, Nottingham, NG9 6DL. Full details and […]