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What Skills Does A PR Manager Need

Our head of Marketing recruitment, James Hales, talks us through the role of a PR Manager, how they can impact a business and what skillset is needed in this role. PR and how it sits within a business The CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) defines PR as about reputation – the result of what […]

Why You Should Consider A Career In Procurement

2003. Fresh faced and sitting my GCSE’s, a career in procurement never came up during my career counselling. In fact, I didn’t even know what it was! And like most others, procurement was a sector I fell into. Fast forward 16 years, and having spent the last nine recruiting procurement roles, it’s clear to me […]

Financial Controller – Available Immediately

Sue is an ACCA Qualified Finance Manager/Financial Controller who is immediately available for work. She has worked for a variety of industries to include FMCG, Retail and General Manufacturing.  She lives in Nottingham and will consider interim or permanent positions across the East Midlands. Some of her key skills include: Extensive knowledge of various systems, SAP, SAGE, […]

Joel bringing the Christmas cheer to Distinct HQ

Joel has been with us from the start, one of the first through the door at Distinct HQ. He’s never been a huge fan of Christmas (well, at least the celebration of it anytime prior to 24th December). We’re pleased to say he hasn’t handed in his notice in protest, despite the fact that our office […]


For Christmas this year our Marketing Division have decided to support local! After finding this fab lady on Instagram they are so excited to present the first ever batch of Distinct biscuits… coming to a Marketing desk near you very soon!! 

What Jobs Can I Get With A Finance Degree?

Careers with a finance degree Accountancy and finance degrees can provide excellent progressive opportunities when graduating from university. These careers can be both directly related, but also not so related to your finance degree discipline, dependant on the particular career path you’d like to take. We will outline but are not be limited to, the […]

The Apprentice – We’re Hiring!

I may be no Alan Sugar (I’m far nicer 🙂 but I am on the search for the next big name; I am looking to hire an apprentice! I don’t want to be saying ‘You’re Fired’ to anyone; I want someone who wants to grow with our business, someone who wants a career and is […]

The CEO Sleepout

This photo may look like any other Saturday night at 3am in Chesterfield for our Director Arran but in fact he was sleeping rough for a purpose. He and our CEO James joined another 80 directors of local companies and slept rough last night to raise money for the homeless charity ‘CEO Sleepout UK’.   […]

6 hours to fill your job

We’re currently in another busy 4 day week, and a market where attracting top talent continues to be a challenge with recruitment processes So… I should cut to the chase. Would you be happy if your recruitment partner could, almost, (I say almost because 10yrs in recruitment has taught me that NOTHING is a certainty) […]

Meet the Marketing Team!

Welcome to our third instalment of ‘Meeting the Team!’ Today we have our fantastic marketing team. The team cover a variety of roles within marketing from product photographers and copy writers all the way up to head of marketing roles. The three consultants we’ll be meeting today are Jack who covers Leicester and Northampton, Lauren […]

Accountancy and Finance Professional

A truly wonderful candidate whose experience includes working within Charity, Retail and Service industries. What makes her different you may ask? Several things really! Here is some information based on our meeting this morning.  She embarked on her finance career working for SME’s including a start-up company where she developed her skills from a general bookkeeper, […]

Meet the HR Team!

Welcome to our second addition of ‘Meeting the Team!’ Today we have our wonderful HR team. The team cover all roles involved with HR. Harriet looks after the administrative roles in the business with Charlotte and Becky looking after all of other roles. So lets begin… Question: What is your background? Harriet: I worked in the big […]

Meet the Finance Team!

Welcome to our first addition of ‘Meeting the Team!’ We first start off with the team who combined have the most recruitment experience between them and are also the largest team within Distinct. The finance team cover all qualified roles in finance and accounting right up to Director Level. Claire looks after the interim side […]

Good Luck Jaimee

Good luck to Jaimee Bishop as she heads off on Mat Leave today. You’ve been with us from our first few months of trading and will be missed but wishing you all the best. Looking forward to seeing you back in the office with the little man very soon 🙂 

Finance Director – Immediately Available

A great start to the week in recruitment! I have just met a Finance Director who has a broad finance background working in Manufacturing. Immediately available for work, he is ideally seeking a new position in Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire. He is genuine, honest and has a continuous improvement ethos. He enjoys working with individuals at all levels and […]

Meet Liam…..

10 years ago Liam left his house and walked round various Industrial estates and business parks, handing his CV out in the hope someone would give him his first step onto the finance career ladder. Fast forward to today and he’s fully CIMA Qualified and a brilliant SME Financial Controller. Along the way he’s done […]

Supply Chain facts you never knew…

Want to blow the minds of your colleagues? Need some new pillow talk? Here are 12 facts about supply chain that you never knew….   Amazon have around 100,000 robots in use in their distribution centres across the world.   The world’s largest container ship is the 21,412 TEU OOCL. It’s 399.87 meters long, which […]

Financial Director – Available for interim assignments

Following a rather busy Easter break,  I have got back into the swing of the recruitment world interviewing a Financial Director who is immediately available for work. He developed his career over the years working in varied Manufacturing environments and has experience of multi-site and multi country set ups. His most recent experience has given […]

Risk, Compliance and Controls Specialist

A great end to my busy week meeting Finance Professionals! Over lunch I met with an individual who has over 12 years Banking and Financial services experience who is a specialist in Risk, Compliance and Controls. Immediately available for work, she began her career managing compliance and risk policies at branch level for a building […]

ACCA Qualified Accountant – Immediately Available

Despite the horrendous traffic this morning, I am glad I made it across to Derby as I had the pleasure in meeting an excellent ACCA Qualified Accountant over a coffee. Initially starting his career working in Practice he has since operated across various industries working in Financial Controller, Financial and Management Accountant roles. He is […]

Fletch joins the Finance team :-)

Delighted to share the news that “Fletch” aka Claire Fletcher is moving over to our Finance recruitment team to look after Interim recruitment at the Qualified level. Fletch has been with  us on our journey from the start and if you’re a Qualified Accountant / Interim Contractor looking for a new challenge, pick up the […]

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