• 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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    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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