• A heartfelt message of thanks from one of our candidates

    A heartwarming message of thanks from one of our candidates!

                        A heartfelt message from one of our candidates during the lockdown! “Thanks Mary for your words of support and inspiration over the past two months whilst I have been searching for a new role.  Our phone conversations and your posts on LinkedIn have helped me remain […]

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    Mental Health Week Can Your Business Afford to Ignore Mental Health?

    Mental Health Week 2020. We ask can your business afford NOT to take mental health seriously?

    Mental Health Week Can Your Business Afford to Ignore Mental Health?     We investigate the key impacts, costs, AND savings to companies of mental health at work.   Mental health has increasingly been highlighted as a key factor in business and employee performance, success and productivity.   This year’s Mental Health Week has special […]

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    Temporary Workers & Covid-19. We answer your FAQs

    Coronavirus. We give the answers to temporary workers FAQs.

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) We have put together the most frequently asked questions by temporary workers to help you keep safe, healthy and take the best precautions in the current lockdown.   Q: What protective measures can I take to prevent possible contraction of COVID-19? Follow the guidelines outlined on the UK Government’s website HERE. In summary, the […]

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    What next for people, business and jobs? An article by Mary Maguire, MD of Astute Recruitment Ltd

    What next for people, business and jobs? Support and advice to employers and workers.

                    An article by Mary Maguire, MD, Astute Recruitment Ltd Everyone everywhere has been touched, affected and humbled by the unfolding events. From Miami to Mumbai, from Derby to Damascus.   Politicians, scientists, and medical experts update us daily on our national progress ‘beating the curve’, what steps […]

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    If we fail to believe we believe in failure

    Inspiration from the front! What we need is self-belief. An inspirational article by Mary Maguire, MD.

      Whilst Sarah Stevenson and I set up in ’09, clearly a very difficult time, we knew we were great at what we do, confident to carry this through with just Sarah’s redundancy and ultimately we believed. In ourselves and our ability to source talented accountants for local clients. We believed in our relationships. We […]

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    To furlough or not to furlough? Here at Astute Recruitment Ltd, we answer your questions.

    To furlough or not to furlough? We answer your questions.

                              To furlough or not to furlough? That is the question for businesses up and down the UK. But, what does it really mean for employers AND employees? Here we break down the common questions employees, accountants and employers have been talking to […]

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    Part-Qualified and Qualified accountants can access lots of information in self-isolation or while working from home.

      CIMA and all the professional Accountancy bodies including the ACA/ ICAEW and ACCA and AAT are working hard to ensure that their members have access to useful training courses. At this unprecedented time, we feel that this is great for all qualified or studying accountants to keep motivated, keep challenged and keep growing! Yes […]

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    Remote Working. Why your team can thrive and how you can make this happen.

    Change is different, but together we can adapt to new ways of working remotely. An Article by Mary Maguire.

                  In the current crisis, discover how remote workers can add value in your business & how to make this happen Change is different, but together we can adapt to new ways of working In the current crisis, businesses across the land are struggling to keep apace with developments. […]

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    Top 5 Skype Interview Tips for candidates from Astute Recruitment Ltd

    Top 5 Skype Interview Tips

    With more and more workplaces cancelling meetings and face to face interviews, companies are increasingly turning to Skype and other media to play an increasing part in the recruitment process. Here at Astute, we thought this would be more crucial than ever. An online interview can either be audio or visual but most employers prefer […]

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    Why having a great profile on your CV matters?

    Your CV Profile –   Increasingly for candidates, anything that can flag a CV to a potential employer is great. But what to include? What to specifically cite? How to keep things concise but genuinely show you have made a difference and why you stand out?   Below is part of the profile for an […]

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