• Lets help eradicate loneliness this May for Mental Health Awareness Week!

    MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 2022 Mental Health Awareness Week is a yearly event, this year running from the 9th to 15th May focussing on improving positive mental health for everyone. It is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. For 2022, the theme is all around exploring the impacts of loneliness and how we can tackle this. The Mental […]


    Congratulations to Sarah Stevenson winning Transformational Leader of the Year!

    All of us were thrilled to watch Sarah go up on stage with all the other winners at TheBusinessDesk.com’s East Midland’s Leadership awards! Sarah has tirelessly led her team from start up through the most difficult of times. Through every crisis, she has managed to lead from the front through grit, determination and inspiration. Sarah […]


    One of our MD’s is a finalist for The Business Desk.com’s Leadership Awards!

    Here at Astute, we love to celebrate success, so tonight we are keeping our fingers crossed for one of our founders, and MD, Sarah Stevenson who is one of the finalists at The Business Desk.com’s prestigious East Midlands Leadership Awards. After a couple of difficult years, it is brilliant for us to have most of […]


    Today on International Women’s Day 2022, we celebrate the women in our lives

    International Women’s Day is a global, annual opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements and rally together for women’s equality. Marked annually on March 8th, […]


    Keep calm and eat pancakes! How to make the perfect pancake every time!

    We’ve done a fun straw poll in the office to see how people like their pancakes. Sarah Stevenson – ‘Lemon and sugar all the way!’ Mary Maguire – ‘Thin with a generous drizzle of honey’ Sarah-Louise – ‘Lemon and sugar for me!’ Tom Norton – ‘Smothered in maple syrup and bacon’ Prize for weirdest preference […]


    We don’t just give our team the keys to success, we also help with keys to a new home!

    Newly promoted for the second time to Managing Consultant, Tom Norton, has finally moved into a new home. Here at Astute we always try our best to support our team in any way we can. From our Friday pub lunch club, to our office treat box we keep topped up, we make sure we can […]

    Proud Dad moment for our senior Qualified Interim expert Richard Bowe whose son's England Futsal team have qualified for Euro '22 next year!

    Proud Dad moment for Richard Bowe, our Senior Interim expert! His son’s England Futsal team are through to the Euro Finals next year!

    Proud Dad moment for Richard Bowe, our Senior Interim expert! Huge congratulations to his son Henry Bowe, who as part of England’s Deaf Futsal Euro 22 Football team, has qualified for the Euro ’22 finals in Italy!   Henry and his team had to overcome losing in their first match against Slovakia. They pulled out […]

    Astute Recruitment Ltd's team aim to raise much needed funds for #movember2021, raising awareness of men's mental health

    £605 raised and counting! Astute Do #movember2021. Help us raise more!

    This is the second year all of us at Astute Recruitment Ltd wanted to support #Movember. Aiming to highlight awareness of men’s mental health but also raise much needed funds for a terrific cause. All of us may not be lucky enough to have all our brothers, fathers, uncles and nephews around, but most of […]

    Why no 2 days in recruitment are ever the same

    No 2 days are ever the same in recruitment. Here’s why!

    Recruitment is a funny old game. No two days are ever the same! From arranging interviews, and sourcing jobs, To building confidence, coaxing pre-interview nerves to stop!   Earlier today, a young chap called back Relaying his interview feedback He’s really keen and thanked me for the interview prep He really wants our job and […]

    Now is our final warning, To avoid 6 degrees of warming. Not COP 27 or 28, Or it will simply be too late...

    With Glasgow’s climate conference, ‘COP 26’, underway, a simple wish from all of us for this to be a success

    Sustainability, and the environment are really important to all of us at Astute Recruitment Ltd. We already have a sustainable environmental policy. We already encourage a number of environmentally positive initiatives, but will be announcing a new one that our clients, candidates and team can all take part in soon! With Glasgow’s current global climate […]