• celebrating recruiters everywhere who find that one of a kind candidate

    Happy #NationalUnicornDay – in honour of all recruiters everywhere who find that magical one-of-a-kind candidate!

    Happy #NationalUnicornDay – in honour of all finance recruiters who find that magical one-of-a-kind candidate! Here at Astute, we have adopted our very own unicorn as our cuddly mascot! We felt it appropriate to celebrate these mythical creatures as we are always finding ‘unicorns’ for our clients! 😊   ABOUT NATIONAL UNICORN DAY National Unicorn […]

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    Astute Recruitment Ltd approaches our final international destination in southern Italy. Our final miles are being counted.

    #miles4meals – our latest update with the final miles being counted from Easter, are we nearly there yet?

    Back in the dark days of winter, our team wanted to do something different. We wanted to help inspire those wfh, furloughed and people looking for work with a target to help them with their fitness and mental health. We also wanted to provide much needed support to a local charity.   But how?   […]

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    Astute promotion for Sarah-Louise Wykes to Director

    Astute promotion to Director for Sarah-Louise Wykes!

    It is with huge pleasure that we can announce our long-serving employee, Sarah-Louise Wykes, has just been awarded a well-deserved promotion to Director! As part of the ongoing development of our recruitment team, it is crucially important to reward success and see the careers of good people in our team flourish. We have a clearly […]

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    So you think your business doesn't need a finance director? At Astute Recruitment Ltd highlight how an FD can take your SME business to the next level

    So you think you dont need a finance director? We highlight how an FD can take your business to the next level

    If an SME is in good financial health without a finance director (FD), entrepreneurs are often sceptical as to whether they need to recruit an FD. Having the right people is what makes any business grow, and an inspiring finance director (FD) can contribute more than most. Yet entrepreneurs can be sceptical about hiring such […]

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    What makes an exceptional finance director?

    What does it take to be an exceptional Financial Director?

    The remit of a Financial Director (FD) is to direct the financial obligations, and financial reporting of a business AND help drive the company forward with the senior management team.   But that’s the easy bit. What genuine qualities lift an ordinary FD into an extraordinary Director of Finance?   This isn’t about which accountancy […]

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    Time is an equal opportunities employer

    “Time is an equal opportunities employer”. How to use every moment wisely for greater work/ life balance

    “Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time […]

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    Astute Recruitment Ltd's #miles4meals charity challenge goes international!

    Due to achieving our goal ahead of time, our #miles4meals charity challenge goes international!

    Following the remarkable support from the local business communities in the East Midlands, our band of candidates, clients and colleagues have successfully completed a round trip from John O’Groats to Land’s End and back again in just a few weeks!   We still have a month of our challenge left and are keen to raise […]

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    Astute Recruitment Ltd celebrate back to school monday - our first step back to working and living as normal

    Lets celebrate ‘Back to school Monday!’ Our 1st step back to working and living normally

    Our team includes several parents and we’re sure they and all parents have been eagerly waiting for today when their children can return to school!   8th March means relief for working parents including several in our team. It’s no understatement to say it’s been a struggle to juggle wfh with home-schooling.   Some working […]

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    Astute Recruitment celebrates International Women's Day 2021 #IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge

    International Women’s Day 2021 – #ChooseToChallenge – What is IWD and why all of us at Astute Recruitment support this

    Purple, green and white are the colors of International Women’s Day. Purple signifies dignity & justice, green symbolises hope. White represents purity. The colors originated from the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) in the UK back in 1908.   International Women’s Day celebrates the cultural, sociological, economic, and political achievements of women across the […]

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    Astute Recruitment Ltd & their #miles4meals charity adventure reaches Lands End

    We’ve made it! Our #miles4meals breaking news – We’ve reached Land’s End!

    Some numbers we’re really proud of! 911 Miles 21 Days Over 30 companies and their teams Over £500 raised Four and a half weeks left!   Today, Monday 1st March, we have achieved our initial goal of walking, running, and cycling from John O’Groats to Lands End.   What an achievement!   When we launched […]

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