• Great for Astute Recruitment Ltd to be featured in this very special 90th edition of Derbyshire Life

    How to boost your employer brand and achieve success!

    After 12 years in business, Astute Recruitment Ltd has become one of the premier accountancy recruitment businesses in the East Midlands. We’re also the only East Midlands recruitment expert to have secured over 15 business awards as finalists or winners. You can see some of the awards our team and Directors have received clicking on […]

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    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 […]

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    Why good recruiters are like swans

    Why good recruiters are like ‘SWANS’ – How to hire the right candidate for your business!

    Good Recruiters are like swans. Clients and candidates should experience a smooth, calm recruitment process, and not see the way our legs are kicking madly under the water! Clients do need to realise that there is a lot of work that proper professional recruiters do behind the scenes though!   Take client 1.  Long-standing, and […]

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    Abacus to AI - the history of accountancy and why it's such a great career choice according to Astute Recruitment Ltd!

    From Abacus to AI – The history of ‘Accountancy’ and why its a great career choice!

      As a leading provider of accountancy staff, we look at what does accountancy mean, it’s history and importance to businesses today. Plus we explore the huge variety of careers available in the accountancy profession, and why accountancy really is a great career choice! We’ve included some great, useful links at the end too!   […]

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    A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor, nor a skilled accountant

    A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor, nor a skilled accountant!

    “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” A great quote by FD Roosevelt. We feel that the same applies to accountants. It’s through the turbulent times though that we learn, in life and at work. When things don’t go quite as planned, we have an opportunity to learn, to become a better sailor – […]

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    Do you know the time on your career clock? Astute Recruitment Ltd's latest thought provoking career article

    Do you know what time it is on your career clock?

    57,600. A special number. Why? Not my salary 🤣 Not how many fans will be at the next game at Wembley ⚽🤞 Nope. Give or take, 57,600 is the number of hours I’ve spent at work in my career spanning 30 years. That’s more than I’ve roughly spent with my family, friends and partners in […]

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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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    What makes an exceptional finance director?

    What does it take to be an exceptional Financial Director?

    The remit of a Financial Director (FD) is to direct the financial obligations, and financial reporting of a business AND help drive the company forward with the senior management team.   But that’s the easy bit. What genuine qualities lift an ordinary FD into an extraordinary Director of Finance?   This isn’t about which accountancy […]

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    Astute Recruitment Ltd's #miles4meals charity challenge goes international!

    Due to achieving our goal ahead of time, our #miles4meals charity challenge goes international!

    Following the remarkable support from the local business communities in the East Midlands, our band of candidates, clients and colleagues have successfully completed a round trip from John O’Groats to Land’s End and back again in just a few weeks!   We still have a month of our challenge left and are keen to raise […]

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    Astute Recruitment Ltd celebrate back to school monday - our first step back to working and living as normal

    Lets celebrate ‘Back to school Monday!’ Our 1st step back to working and living normally

    Our team includes several parents and we’re sure they and all parents have been eagerly waiting for today when their children can return to school!   8th March means relief for working parents including several in our team. It’s no understatement to say it’s been a struggle to juggle wfh with home-schooling.   Some working […]

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