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Hello once again from the Venture Recruitment Partners Monthly Update!

  • Publish Date: Posted 5 months ago
  • Author:by Jodie Fox

​🎉 Celebrating a Decade of Excellence! 

As the leaves turn golden🍁🍁🍁and the nights draw in, we’re embracing the change of season as we head towards the10th anniversary of Venture Recruitment Partners! 

Autumn adds the perfect backdrop to this milestone celebration, and we’re delighted to have you with us as we continue on our journey. 

Keep reading as we talk finance and recruitment trends, valuable career advice, and exciting news for the Venture team, in this celebratory edition.  


📰 Latest News in Finance/Recruitment

The Labour Market Outlook for Summer 2023 provides invaluable insights into the current state of the UK labour market:

  1. Net Employment Balance:

    The balance remains stable at +28, signalling a consistent job market. A positive balance between employers expecting to increase staff levels and those expecting reductions, suggests that the employment landscape remains favourable for job seekers.

  2. Expected Pay Rises: Particularly noteworthy is the public sector, where expected pay increases have reached a new peak. Rising from 3.3% in the last quarter to 4% this quarter.

  3. Counteroffers:- The past year has seen a surge in counteroffers made by employers. This trend highlights the competitive nature of the current job market and suggests that employers are going to greater lengths to retain valuable staff. 

🌟 Help and Advice: On Your First Month in a New Finance Role

Congratulations on landing your new job in finance! The first month can be both exciting and overwhelming, so here are some tips to help you navigate this crucial period:

  • Orientation: Take the time to familiarise yourself with the company's culture, policies, and procedures. Understanding the organisational structure and workflow can help you integrate more smoothly into your new role.

  • Networking:

    Building strong relationships with colleagues and superiors is essential. Attend team meetings, participate in company events, and don't hesitate to introduce yourself. A strong network can provide support and open doors for future opportunities.

  • Skill Assessment: Use your first month to identify your strengths and areas for improvement. Knowing where you can contribute most effectively will not only help you excel in your role but also make you a valuable team member.

  • Goal Setting:

    Establish clear, achievable short-term goals for your first month. Whether it's mastering a specific task or building rapport with a key team member, having goals will give you a sense of direction and purpose.

  • Feedback: Don't shy away from seeking constructive feedback from peers and supervisors. It's a valuable way to gauge your performance and make necessary adjustments.

🎈 What's Happening at Venture?

🍰 We can’t deny it, it’s one of our favourite times of the year! we're kicking off the Great Venture Bake Off. Over the next twelve weeks, the Venture office will be brimming with delicious cakes and biscuits, all expertly baked by our team and awaiting your score. So, if you're dropping by the office, be sure to request a slice! 

Lisa Smith with her bake off entry

🍾 Congratulations to Venture Recruitment Partners’ Director, Karen Rich on her 1 year work anniversary! We’re so grateful for Karen’s dedication and efforts to drive the business forward. Here’s to many more years! 

Karen Rich - Director

🥂Another big congratulations goes to our Associate Director, Andrew Murkitt on getting married! Andy tied the knot on the 30th September, and we wish the new Mr and Mrs Murkitt a long and happy life together! 

🎉 As we mentioned earlier, Venture Recruitment Partners is celebrating its 10th anniversary on the 11th of October! We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who has supported us over the years, from our clients to our team members, finance professionals who embarked on their career journey with us, and our valued partners and suppliers! 

It's been a fantastic journey for us, and here are some of our highlights: 🔽

  • Growing a dedicated team of 20 members from humble beginnings, many of whom have been part of the team for many years.

  • Navigating through three office relocations, with an exciting office extension on the horizon.

  • Fostering a community of over 9,000 LinkedIn followers.

  • Successfully placing and helping numerous finance professionals across the South.

This landmark milestone not only gives us pause to look back on how far we have come but also brings excitement for our future. We’re delighted to be sharing this ongoing journey with you!

📅 Upcoming Events

We regularly host events to help those recruiting for financial roles and those looking for careers in those roles. Here’s what’s coming up next month:

Women in Business Breakfast Event- This event is for you if you’re an ambitious woman looking to network with like-minded peers.

With guest speaker Rachael Brealey - speaking on how to deal with adversity in the workplace & turn it into success. Learn more about this event

Click to keep up to date with all upcoming events.

🔥 Hot jobs this week

Find the perfect finance or accountancy job with Venture!

🚀Corporate Tax Director I Southampton I £75,000 - £100,000

🚀Senior Internal Audit I Fareham I £45,000 - £52,000

🚀Senior Management Accountant I Basingstoke I £55,000 - £65,000

🚀Operational Accountant I Farnborough I £55,000 - £58,000

🚀Senior Management Accountant I Basingstoke I £55,000 - £65,000

The Team here at Venture are managing a wide range of exciting opportunities for finance professionals across different sectors, locations, and salary brackets. Please click to see ALL our live jobs. 

🚀 Keep Venturing:

As we finish up this celebratory edition, we want to extend our heartfelt thanks once again to our team, clients, and partners who have been part of our story over the past decade. We wouldn’t be where we are without you!

At Venture Recruitment Partners we aim to continuously be at the forefront of the finance and recruitment landscape, and our upcoming updates promise to bring you even more industry insights, job opportunities, and company news. 

So, keep an eye on your inbox!

🚀 See You Soon in Our Next Update!

Tel: 02380 119 820 or email

See You Soon in Our Next Update!