Happy Birthday to Us – Curtis Recruitment is Six

Happy Birthday to us – not just another year in recruitment – what a strange year it has been It’s that time of year again, a time for reflection and celebration.  Our trading year draws to a close and 1st August 2021 marks the beginning of the seventh year for Curtis Recruitment.  So ‘Happy Anniversary’…

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It’s Never Been a Better Time to be an Accountant

It's Never Been a Better Time to be an Accountant

Why are Accountants not applying for jobs within practice? For a number of years now there has been a severe shortage of experienced qualified accountants applying for jobs with accountancy firms (much bemoaned by us) and as a specialist practice recruiter, we accept that it is a highly competitive and often difficult market.  That said,…

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78% of People Can’t be Wrong

Would you apply for a vacancy on a job board that does not display a salary range? We recently asked this question in a poll on LinkedIn and the results were conclusive!  No, 78% of 3,947 respondents said they would not apply, but more on that later. The poll results and the post comments can…

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2020 Bah Humbug – Christmas Greetings From Curtis Recruitment

As The Queen said in her 1992 Christmas speech, it’s been an “annus horribilis” and I’m sure we all want to see the back of 2020. Despite everything, Curtis Recruitment has sustained itself through the pandemic and it is thanks to all those with whom we have worked, our loyal clients and the candidate we…

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Let’s Talk About Tax Baby

Let’s talk about tax vacancies, baby.  Many of you are too young to remember that reference.  We are seeking experienced tax professionals for tax roles in Hertford, Newbury, Reading, Oxford and Maidenhead.  All fantastic accountancy firms.     If you are looking for a new accounts, audit or tax role within practice, please do get…

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Paul’s Wish List for Santa

With Christmas fast approaching, and given the “annus horribilis” that we have all experienced, I thought that I would create a little video wish list and enlist the help of the ‘Bearded Jolly Chap’ in the pursuit of candidates for our vacancies, that seem to keep flooding in.     If you are looking for…

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We’re Back!

Our Tentative Return to The Office On Thursday 19th March, we packed up Curtis Recruitment HQ and moved operations home.  Today, we returned. It was a little eerie and disquieting, opening the door and seeing the empty spaces where our hardware had been, but within an hour or so, and after a little dusting, everything…

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Our Fifth Birthday – Strange Days Indeed

An unusual happy birthday to Curtis Recruitment Today, the 31st of July 2020, we celebrate our 5th birthday, and obviously, for those who know us well, there is homemade cake!   July is the month when we reflect upon the previous year being the anniversary of the company’s formation.  Apart from writing the obligatory blog…

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Curtis Recruitment at Accountex 2020

Will you be attending Accountex 2020 at ExCel? If so, please do come along to see us on Stand 52 to find out more about us, our business and what we have to offer.  And of course, there will be corporate goodies and prize draws too. Last year we attended Accountex as visitors and were…

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Is Accountancy Practice Doomed?

By Paul Phipps Are The Days of Accountancy Practice Numbered? We recently had a rather interesting conversation with an individual, who claims to have an insight into the world of accountancy, which left us with the impression that this person, who shall remain nameless, thinks that the future of the accountancy practice is somewhat doomed,…

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