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2020 Recruitment update

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As the end of 2020 fast approaches, and restrictions to combat COVID tighten, we are reflecting on what has been a very eventful year at Chilworth Partnership and Venture Recruitment Partners, with some significant achievements in such testing times.  As the leaders of our business, we have found the last nine months hugely challenging, but there have been many high moments that we would like to share as positive news and give thanks to our committed team of consultants. Read more

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ONLINE EVENT: The future of work!

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Former Deputy Chairman of The John Lewis Partnership, Lord Mark Price, has unrivalled knowledge and experience of what it takes to get to the top and stay there. He has over thirty years of insight, unlocking the power of people in organisations, and is passionate about creating an engaged, happy workforce to ensure long-term, sustainable business success. Read more

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Executive Learning Partnership online event: A radical approach to business resiliency with Guest Speaker Gary Ford

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Online Executive Learning Seminar!

The Chilworth Partnership would like to invite you to join an online seminar focusing on a radical approach to business resiliency, hosted by the Southampton Business School via Zoom.  


In a rapidly changing world, the next crisis is just around the corner. From pandemics to IT failure, from badly worded CEO tweets to cyber-crime and data loss, every business has to be vigilant and build defences, against the risks they know about. Read more

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In the News! The Business Magazine


Screenshot 2020-10-19 at 11.42.19 AMFounders of local recruitment firm Chilworth Partnership, Rod Hutchings, head of interim practice, and Richard Carter, head of CFO and leadership search practice, together with fellow director Ruth Snell are celebrating Chilworth’s 10th anniversary this September.

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The founders’ working relationship started in 1990 culminating in the establishment of this executive search and interim management business for finance and accountancy professionals. In 2013 a sub-division, Venture Recruitment Partners was launched delivering part-qualified and qualified financial recruitment services. They are thrilled that the business continues to thrive especially during these exceptional times.

Based on the University’s Science Park near Southampton, Chilworth Partnership has supported many local businesses across the south over the past decade in its search for both permanent and interim finance professionals, with Carter, Hutchings and Snell building on their exceptional reputation in the financial recruitment market on the South Coast, established over the last few decades. Read more

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Online Executive Learning Seminar! An Evening with Ollie Philipps

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We would like to invite you to join an online seminar hosted by the Southampton Business School via Zoom. We are delighted to be joined by Ollie Phillips as the guest speaker for the evening.

Ollie, a former England international rugby player had a remarkable career. His career was cut short by injury. This major setback has not in any way stopped Ollie fulfilling many spectacular achievements post his international career. Ollie will share the highs and how he has overcome the lows during his amazing career to date.

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