• Why Mental Resilience is vital for your professional and personal success….

    Everyone had a great time at our business breakfast on Mental Resilience. Our guest speaker, John Dabrowski, did an amazing presentation explaining the importance of mental and physical wellbeing professionally and personally to each and every one of us. Some key takeaways: – We all need to take the time to develop our self-belief and sense […]

    Sarah Stevenson's former ponytail!

    Sarah Stevenson’s Hair2SpareDerbyshire to support The Little Princess Charity

      Sarah had her 6 weekly hair cut at Sally Montague’s this week for her usual trim. On arriving she heard that Sally’s teams in Derby are supporting The Little Princess Trust. This brilliant charity provides free real hair wigs to boys and girls across the UK and Ireland that have sadly lost their own […]

    Derbys Finest committee with Mayor of Derby Linda-Winter from left April Hayhurst Claire Twells Bev Crighton and Amanda Strong

    The City’s latest business networking group launches with a bang raising over £300 for charity

    A brand new networking group – Derby’s Finest – aiming to celebrate and support women who make a positive contribution to the city – was officially launched with a great event at Derby College’s Engine Shed restaurant at the Roundhouse in Pride Park. This new group has been set up by Claire Twells from Smith […]


    Great evening supporting IoD Student Members at the NTU’s Employability Workshop

      It was a great evening working working with NTU’s Employability Team to provide support to the IoD’s Student Members. Splitting into 4 teams each led by a business owner and member of NTU, we each advised groups of IoD Student Members on tips and how to prepare for interviews, assessment centres, psychometric tests and more. The evening was […]

    Lisa Spencer-Arnell speaking at Astute Recruitment's first business breakfast event on Emotional Intelligence at Branston Golf Club

    Great event on Emotional Intelligence at Branston Golf Club..

    Our thanks from all of us at Astute to everyone who came to our business breakfast event this morning on Emotional Intelligence for Business Success. We have already had some great feedback from some of our guests. If anything some of them said it was over too quickly so we are looking at another event on this […]