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Oct19th 2018

In a recent article in the Lancashire Business View,  Director Tammy Smith discusses the importance of a good Credit Controller within a business.   https://www.lancashirebusinessview.co.uk/credit-controllers-keep-cash-flowing-107266/  

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Nov8th 2017

Great turnout at our event this morning on making the transition from Financial Controller to Finance Director. Big thank you to the presenters, current FD’s and advisers who shared their experiences. Key messages were to develop your networks early,  pursue responsibility to fill gaps on your cv, show you can...

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Mar27th 2015

Recognising excellence: AFR Consulting renews partnership with North West Finance Awards for 2015   AFR Consulting has again teamed up with the North West Finance Awards, to nominate entries for the annual celebration of excellence and achievement at all levels in the finance and accounting professions.  The Aw...

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Jun12th 2013

Specialist financial recruiter AFR Consulting is rebranding its executive division as FD Recruit ahead of national expansion. The new brand FD Recruit will focus on placing solely Finance Director and CFO’s in roles nationwide, with AFR Consulting remaining focussed on the junior to mid management level roles acros...

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Mar14th 2013

A recent article from industry title Recruiter with figures from the Office of National Statistics suggests further positivity in the jobs market and good news for the recruitment industry. For September – December 2012 unemployment was at its lowest in 18 months, dropping to 2.5m -the equivalent to 7.8% of the ad...

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Jan31st 2013

AFR Consulting have kicked off 2013 with a great month following a restructure and re focus of the business at the end of 2012. Director Phil Scott said: “We have taken things back to basics concentrating on our established team of consultants and core service offering; providing all levels of finance staff to SMEs...

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Jan16th 2013

A survey of Finance Directors from some of the North West’s leading businesses suggests the economic outlook is more positive starting 2013 than this time last year. 67% of FDs surveyed anticipate the economic climate will stay the same in 2013 where as this time last year the group anticipated the economy would wo...

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Nov26th 2012

Leading Lancashire businesses and individuals were recognised at the 2012 North West Society of Chartered Accountants (NWSCA) Accountancy and Business Awards at the Imperial Hotel Blackpool. AFR were one of the sponsors of the event and presented the Accountancy Rising Star in Industry award to Robin Myers of Jacobi ...

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Nov8th 2012

The shortlist for the 2012 North West Society of Chartered Accountants (NWSCA) Accountancy and Business Awards has been unveiled, with individuals and companies recognised across six categories. The prestigious event celebrates outstanding achievements of businesses and professionals across Lancashire andSouthLakes. ...

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Oct24th 2012

Specialist financial recruitment company AFR Consulting has launched a dedicated new brand to accommodate an emerging trend for top level finance professionals in the North West SME market. In today’s climate, many businesses require strategic finance direction to steer them through difficult times or to help them ...

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