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Aug10th 2010

Competition for positions is fierce. Lancashire Life July 2010. 1) Whilst some people might be tempted to embellish their CV in order to make themselves stand out from the crowd, this might land them in hot water at a later date. If an employerfinds out that you have lied on your CV or application form...

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Jul13th 2010

We are pleased to welcome Stewart Simpson who has joined our team as Trainee Recruitment Consultant. Stewart will be working with Director Tammy Smith and Senior Consultant Emily Formby with a remit to develop the market for temporary candidates across the Lancashire region. Stewarts appointment is in line with our e...

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Jul10th 2010

September 2010 sees the launch of the annual North West Finance Awards. The awards recognise excellence across the accounting and finance sector from purchase ledger, credit manager to young finance director and finance director of the year. Regardless of position, the North West Finance Awards acknowledge that every...

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Jul5th 2010

AFR Directors Phil Scott and Simon Speak are cycling 127 Miles along the Leeds Liverpool canal to raise money for Recycling Lives in Preston. The event will take place over two days from 31st July to 1st of August 2010. Recycling lives raises money to help homeless people. It doesn’t just give them a roof...

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Jun30th 2010

Spirits are high in the AFR office following their busiest month since the recession. A record number of placements in June means encouraging news in what remains a difficult climate. Congratulations to the team and a big thank you to all AFR clients!  

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May19th 2010

Bill Dawson receives his award from Phil Scott, Director of AFR Consulting who sponsored he category. Deloitte‘s corporate recovery partner Bill Dawson was crowned North West Turnaround Professional of the Year at the region’s inaugural awards for the sector. Mr Dawson received most votes in a poll of 28...

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Mar11th 2010

After receiving great feedback and substantial oversubscription to the first event we organised another CBI & Employment Law seminar for clients. The lively session was well attended buy HR and finance professionals from businesses across Lancashire who came along to brush up their interviewing skills.

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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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