• How to start a new job remotely and prepare to re-instate your staff back to work. Astute tips from Astute Recruitment Ltd

    How to start a new job remotely and re-integrate staff back to work. Our astute tips for employers.

    How to settle into a new job &  prepare to return to the office… They aren’t that different!   Settling into a new job in lockdown – and preparing for a return to the office are not that different. We help highlight tips on transitioning employees back to the office, or wfh after furlough.   […]

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    Read Astute Recruitment Ltds latest updates on staffing trends, business and employment

    As the weather heats up, will it be a bumper summer for business? The forecast looks good! 🌞 Read our latest statistics on employment, staffing trends and business.

    As the weather heats up, will it be a bumper summer for business? The forecast looks good! 🌞 In 1976, like now, some boys hair was as long as girls, if not longer. 🤣🤣👭 Fashions were tank tops, and of course, flares! On the airwaves, Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, Bay City Rollers, Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, […]

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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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    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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    One-way roadmap out of lockdown announced today

    Good news for business! A one-way roadmap out of lockdown announced by the Government

    A Roadmap out of lockdown!   A one-way strategy of positive milestones from the Government was announced by the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson this afternoon.   The basic points are set out below. It is important to remember that these will be conditional on the continued success of the vaccine rollout and maintaining declining figures […]

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    Astute Recruitment Ltd show why mental health and physical health matter

    Why exercise can save more than your sanity when WFH

    Macmillan Cancer Support recently published research showing that an estimated 7 million people across the country have turned to exercise including jogging or running during the pandemic crisis to boost their mental health.   One in seven people in the UK (14%) said exercise had helped them handle stress better since the first lockdown.   […]

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    Why good interview feedback really matters. Interview tips from Astute Recruitment

    Feedback is crucial after interviews. Heres why!

    Why good interview feedback really matters   Our team been working exclusively with a long-standing client to recruit an Assistant Management Accountant. Ideally someone with bright enquiring mind, keen to learn with an accounting and finance degree.  Some experience in a finance role would be ideal. After shortlisting down from 18 candidates to the best […]

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    6 'astute' Interview questions and answers to help you get a job in a pandemic

    6 interview questions AND answers to help you nail the perfect job in the pandemic.

      With interview requests and new jobs taken by our team at Astute Recruitment, it’s great to share some pointers for candidates about to enter the job market to give them an edge on interview.   Imagine, you’ve been selected for a job interview! Well done! It’s always great news, but especially so in such […]

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    'Astute' tips on covid tax exemptions for businesses

    ‘Astute’ tax tips on Covid-19 exemptions for businesses & employers

                Employment-related coronavirus tax reliefs Since March last year, many interim tax exemptions were brought in to prevent “benefit-in-kind” issues arising from coronavirus-related costs incurred by employers. Here at Astute Recruitment Ltd, we felt it was important to highlight these, especially for SME businesses and employers in general who may […]

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    Astute tips on the Extended Furlough scheme for employers and employees

    Astute tips, useful links and current guidance for the extended furlough – the rules explained!

        So, as we find ourselves in another Lockdown, what is the advice for employers and their employees on this adaptation of the Government’s original Furlough Scheme? Here, we try and break these down and provide some useful links for more detailed advice and webinars.   HMRC have published full revised guidance about the […]

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