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Using YouTube to promote your business or website

Youtube is a great media for promoting any topic or business, however it is often mis-understood by business people including those in the recruitment sector who seem to believe in the principle of “build it and they will come”, it would be great of course if that was the case and you only needed to […]

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Work Life Balance and the Porfolio FD

A portfolio FD is a part time Finance Director who has multiple clients at the same time, the nature of this type of work is naturally more flexible than the traditional FD role which is full time at the best of time and working all hours often on a regularly cycle month ends, year ends […]

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The future for financial recruitment

None of us really knows what the future brings but following trends is one way to get a feel for the direction things are moving in at least and Financial recruitment is no different from any area in that respect.   Here are some of my predictions for how things will look in ten years or […]

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Finance Director Job Description

The role of a Finance Director or Financial Director has steadily evolved as the World of Business has changed and developed, in 2019 the role is broader and more important than ever before. Here are some of the key duties and responsibilities together with notes, the exact specification depends on the business concerned, its product […]

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Tackling cash flow issues

Many successful businesses have run into problems due to cash flow issues, think of Pollypeck and more recently Carillion. Managing a positive cash flow is an important task and as the credit crunch demonstrated a business can’t guarantee to borrow money just when they need it. Here are some tips and steps every business can […]

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Using Twitter to find a new senior Finance Role

Most senior finance people are creatures of habit and use one of the top financial recruitment sites to help them find their next job, either that or they sign directly with agencies which is broadly the same approach, the agency route is of course very successful for the huge majority of candidates, occasionally an opportunity […]

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FD Recruitment and Brexit

I get asked a lot about Brexit and how it is impacting on FD recruitment at the present time. January was a very busy month as it usually is with plans being on hold over Xmas coming forward, February 2019 was a strange month a lot of interesting discussions but a lot of holding back […]

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