Monthly Archives: November 2009

Interesting Times

Interesting times. In fact, fascinating times from an Economic point of view. The newspapers will no doubt continue to be filled with doom and gloom for a while to come yet and there will no doubt be casualties out there with redundancies and companies going in to liquidation. However, the more I think about it the more I believe this represents a real opportunity for us. We will need to be focussed on what we do and commercial about who we do it with. I believe that there are more … Continue reading

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Our Message To Candidates

All work and no play at the moment. It’s my Birthday, but no sooner are the presents unwrapped than I’m back in work mode and keen to get my thoughts on the blog. We need to be our usual sensitive selves right now as many of our Clients will be nervous and some may be quite downbeat. There is plenty to be upbeat about so we must be the positive voice in amongst the grumbling crowds. Most people will prefer to do business with those talking positively rather than being … Continue reading

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Elite Networking Events

Understandably, recent Elite networking events have centred on the current challenging market we find ourselves operating in. Those who’ve been through this before are almost exclusively stronger for it and the reasons why become obvious when you think about it. On the face of it every bit of economic news coming at us is negative. However, we remain extremely upbeat for the following reasons: If Unemployment is rising (which it is) then more Candidates are available and Clients can choose more from a range of possible talent rather than having … Continue reading

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Highly Commended

I am delighted to share with you all that we were judged “highly commended” at last night’s Rising Stars ’08 Bedfordshire & Luton Business Excellence Awards 2008. The Mayor of Bedford presented the award to myself and Jane (our accountant from CNHA http://www.croucherneedham.com/).

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