• Do your furloughed staff know you CARE

    Do your furloughed staff know you still care?

      Furlough. With over 8 million workers furloughed, we wanted to ask employers, “Do your furloughed staff know you still care about them?”   When did you last talk openly with your furloughed employees?   Just a week ago was a Bank Holiday. The next one isn’t until the end of August. Between now and […]

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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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    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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    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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    The Dark Side of Valentines Day and other key dates in the year

    The Dark Side of key dates in the year. Why we all need to be mindful of work colleagues, friends and family every day.

    The social media and pressures in general forced upon someone who was actually very fragile, resulted in tragedy for Caroline, her friends, and family. Her death also served to highlight as a warning for all of us that whilst dates in the year like Valentines Day have typically become a day of ‘lurve’, joy and […]

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    'You are not alone' Stress Awareness Day 2019

    ‘You are not alone’ Key message on today’s Stress Awareness Day

    Its National Stress Awareness Day 2019.   Some stats from the Health and Safety Executive Department figures   The UK’s economy lost a total of 12.8million workdays in 2018 solely due to stress 602,000 UK workers suffer from work-related mental issues such as depression and anxiety 44% of work-related sick days were caused by depression and […]

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    Astute Recruitment - Triple-Point Guarantee Client Testimonial - Mayfield Yarns

    Triple-Point Guarantee Testimonial – Mayfield Yarns

    Triple-Point Guarantee Testimonial – Mayfield Yarns “As a highly regarded SME manufacturing specialist with a reputation for excellence, it was key for my senior management team, Finance Director and I to utilise a local Derbyshire accountancy recruitment specialist specifically working with other SME businesses. With a proud reputation for staff retention having had long-serving staff […]

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    Client testimonial on our Triple-Point Guarantee from Weight & Partners

    Triple Point Guarantee Testimonial – Dale Topco

      Triple-Point Guarantee Testimonial – Dale Topco (owned by Weight & Partners Capital LLP)   I’m a partner at a specialist London based Private Equity Investment company. Nearly a year ago I needed a Financial Controller for one of our newly acquired SME Business Investments in Derbyshire.  Key was to get someone who was hands […]

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