• 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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    What does a CFO need to know in 2020? Astute Recruitment provides the inside track

    “What a CFO needs to know in 2020? The inside track from experienced CFO, John Hepworth.”

    As part of a series of collaborations, our MD, Mary Maguire is working with specialists across Finance, Accountancy, HR, and Recruitment. Thank you to Mr John Hepworth for his insightful piece on what a CFO needs to know in 2020…..   The challenges of the last 9 months have meant a very bumpy ride for […]

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    7 astute steps to successful cash flow management collaboration by an expert!

    7 astute steps to successful cash flow management by an expert!

                      Cash is King! Having an accurate measure of your company’s cash is always critical, now more than ever. Here at Astute, as part of a new series of articles, we are sharing 7 simple steps to guide you, in collaboration with a fully qualified accountant and […]

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    Temporary contact numbers for Astute Recruitment Ltd

    Temporary change to Astute Recruitment’s contact telephone number.

    Due to a temporary, technical hitch since moving offices, if you need to call us, please call one of our MDs and they will be pleased to assist you.   Mary Maguire: 07717 412 911 Sarah Stevenson: 07966 258 509 As soon as our landline communications are restored, we will let you know!  

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    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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