Latest news and updates
Jan6th 2011

Norwest Recruit, the recruitment service that was set up in 2001 by the North West Society of Chartered Accountants to give a high quality service to its members, has now enlisted the services of two experienced recruiters Simon Speak and Phil Scott. Phil & Simon bring a combined 21 years of experience of placing...

Read More...
Jan5th 2011

Following another busy year at AFR Consulting we would like to thank all our candidates, clients and contacts in the business community who have contributed to our success in 2010. We have seen substantial growth in our business over the last 12 months, revenues have increased by over 44% and as such we are positiv...

Read More...
Jan4th 2011

AFR have been selected as one of the sponsors for the Redrose awards 2011. The Lancashire Business View Red Rose Awards will celebrate the outstanding achievements of real businesses in our region. The event will be rewarding and recognising businesses which have not only survived but thrived in incredibly challengi...

Read More...
Jan1st 2011

“Good Content” – Finance Director – Damian McDonald – Driver Group PLC “Worth Attending – good networking breakfast event” – CFO – James Macleod – IKO Plc “Informative, useful networking device” – CFO – Marcel Driver – Viridor Laing “Well worth attending” – Gr...

Read More...
Jan1st 2011

“People that did not know each other mixed well” – Financial Controller – Tony Boffey  “Very useful, see things from a different perspective” – Financial Director – Jim Lavin  “Excellent – useful background” – John Melia  “Good networking and thought provoking topics” – Senior Par...

Read More...
Nov25th 2010

Source: Lancashire Business View Jan/Feb Eddition 2011 The North West Society of Chartered Accountants (NWSCA) has announced the winners of its prestigious accountancy and business awards. Members of the local business community picked up their highly coveted awards at a special ceremony held at Stanley House Hotel i...

Read More...
Nov25th 2010

Natasha Schofield, Managing Director of Grassroots HR in action at the AFR seminar This very well attended event was a great success with delegates commenting: “I found the event informative and a great opportunity to share ideas with people in a similar position” (Arti from Ashtenne) “a good starte...

Read More...
Nov18th 2010

Following the inaugural NW Finance Director Network event this month, Christine Wilson, partner at Moore and Smalley, gives her top five tips for FDs in 2011: Remember cash is king Looking at your sales figures and forecasts, it’s sometimes easy to get carried away with how well you’re doing on paper, but there...

Read More...
Nov17th 2010

Source: Lancashire Business View Jan/Feb Edition 2011 NW FINANCE DIRECTOR FORUM Wednesday Nov 17th saw the launch of the very first NW Finance Director Network. Over 60 of the regions senior finance professionals from all industry sectors gathered at the event aimed at networking, learning and sharing best practices ...

Read More...
Nov17th 2010

NW FINANCE DIRECTOR NETWORK LAUNCH Wednesday Nov 17th saw the launch of the very first NW Finance Director Network. Over 60 of the regions senior finance professionals from all industry sectors gathered at the event aimed at networking, learning and sharing best practices on key financial issues facing businesses acr...

Read More...

Recent news and events