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Nov26th 2009

At the glittering NWSCA Accountancy and Business Awards, Helena Lavin of Pure Leisure won the Accountancy Rising Star category, seen here receiving her award from AFR Director Simon Speak alongside John Green, President of the North West Society of Chartered Accountants.

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Nov20th 2009

The seminar seemed to be very positively received, here is a selection of the feedback:  “Very interesting and provoked lots of news idea’s / methods when interviewing candidates. I intend to use the “drill down” skills to obtain good quality answers”  “Made us think about our recruitmen...

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Nov12th 2009

Continuing the theme of giving something back to clients the team at AFR Consulting have organised a seminar on Competency Based Interviewing and Employment Law. The event was organised in conjunction with Chris Reynolds, a leading interviewing and assessment expert and Oliver McCann, Employment Partner at Taylors So...

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Sep14th 2009

Lancashire Business View have recognised Phil Scott as the man to watch in the Lancashire region, their annual assessment of high flyers in the area has highlighted Phil due to the continued success of his financial recruitment business and excellent reputation amongst finance professionals in Lancashire. Phil co-fou...

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Sep10th 2009

The September Report on Jobs published today by the REC and KPMG has received widespread national media coverage today as the latest survey shows there are signs of recovery now beginning to appear in the labour market. The report signals a return to growth, albeit only marginal, of both permanent and temporary s...

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Sep4th 2009

Stanley House was the venue for a well attended seminar sponsored by AFR Consulting. Accounting professionals from practices across the area were informed about business development techniques to increase their fee revenue and win more work.

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Sep1st 2009

Simon Speak, Director at AFR Consulting became a dad for the second time today with the birth of Jessica Grace. Congratulations from all your colleagues at AFR!

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Aug11th 2009

The North West Society of Chartered Accountants Business Awards is one of the premiere occasions on the social calendar where professionals from both industry and professional practice are recognised in a number of categories. For the third year running AFR have been chosen to sponsor one of the award categories, thi...

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Feb1st 2009

Phil Scott of AFR Consulting commented in Accountancy Magazine that the interim market is an ideal way for accountants in their 50’s to get job satisfaction and success in the latter stages of their career. “You need to remember the huge amount of experience and knowledge you have to offer at that age. Over 50’...

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Dec1st 2008

AFR Consulting – the North West-based financial recruitment consultancy – has promoted Tammy Smith to director following a board reshuffle. Tammy, who joined AFR Consulting in April 2008 to launch its clerical finance division, joins Simon Speak and Phil Scott on the board of the company, which advises some of th...

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