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Why you should consider moving to the Beaconsfield and the surrounding areas in Buckinghamshire to work

Why you should consider moving to the Beaconsfield and the surrounding areas in Buckinghamshire to work
Recruitment Open Day in Beaconsfield on the 27th September When looking for a place to live and work it’s not hard to see why the peaceful and quiet market town of Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire is so popular. Beaconsfield offers its ...

Why you should consider becoming a Temporary Housekeeper

Why you should consider becoming a Temporary Housekeeper
You’re a dedicated Housekeeper with a meticulous work ethic and attention to detail that ensures your skills are always in high demand. Plus, you really love your job. However, you could find yourself either unable to commit to a full-time ...
Posted: 06 September 2018 09:09:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

…It’s time for autumn deep cleaning and it benefits your health! Item

…It’s time for autumn deep cleaning and it benefits your health! Item
Now we’ve all heard about the powers of a good spring clean, where after the winter months when we batten down and nest, we welcome in the Spring/Summer time as a traditional time to freshen the home, open up the windows and pay attention to ...
Posted: 31 August 2018 12:54:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

Corporate Recruitment Evening

Corporate Recruitment Evening - 5th September 2018
Corporate Recruitment Evening – 5th September 2018 Are you looking for temp work in between jobs or on the lookout for your next new permanent new role? Greycoat Lumleys Corporate Catering & Hospitality sector currently have a number of ...
Posted: 29 August 2018 16:22:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing

Why salaries should always be paid gross not net

Why salaries should always be paid gross not net
Employment in the UK is, with a few exceptions, almost always spoken about using gross salary amounts. However, in the world of domestic and household service the norm for many years has been to talk in terms of net hourly/weekly/monthly ...

The benefits of using an established agency to find your next Nanny

The benefits of using an established agency to find your next Nanny
Finding the right Nanny for your family is a daunting and at times overwhelming task, especially as the task can often arrive out of the blue and with very little notice. Every day the Internet is populated with more and more online databases that ...
Posted: 22 August 2018 14:33:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to start your career within a private household

How to start your career within a private household
Recruitment in the private household industry is booming, however it is still an industry shrouded in mystery and notouriously difficult to get into. Many believe it is a world of aristocratic country estates similar to Downton Abbey, however ...
Posted: 22 August 2018 14:26:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

The different types of table service you need to know about

The different types of table service you need to know about
Table service refers to the varied ways in which food is presented and served at the table and the objects utilised at the table such as dishes, glasses, plates, silverware and table linens. The style chosen can directly influence the ambience and ...
Posted: 14 August 2018 09:27:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

How to occupy a toddler on a plane

How to occupy a toddler on a plane
We all look forward to our holidays with great joy. However the same can’t be said about taking children, especially toddlers, on a plane. For many of us the thought could be enough to simply stop us from booking in the first place, or at ...
Posted: 24 July 2018 14:09:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education

Why you should consider moving to the Cotswolds to work

Why you should consider moving to the Cotswolds to work
Moving to the Cotswolds is the ultimate dream for many and it’s easy to see why, as the area offers a rural lifestyle without losing touch with the shopping and cultural activities associated with big city living. Some of our prettiest, most ...
Posted: 20 July 2018 10:08:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Corporate Stafffing

How to successfully interview over Video calls

How to successfully interview over Video calls
Recruiting for household staff now more than ever involves asking candidates to take part in a video interview, often for the initial stage. The benefits are clear: it saves a great deal of time for both employer and candidate, it’s ...

Why you should consider hiring a Butler

Why you should consider hiring a Butler
In today’s busy modern world there is nothing more precious than time. However, no matter how many time-saving gadgets we purchase to help with the often-overwhelming everyday activities and challenges we face, it often feels like an uphill ...
Posted: 25 June 2018 15:46:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

A day in the life of a Houseparent

A day in the life of a Houseparent
The role of Housemaster/Housemistress/Houseparent is a very well respected and vital non-teaching role within independent boarding schools and is dedicated to the daily care and welfare of the children living at the school. It’s a demanding ...
Posted: 20 June 2018 09:26:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to write the perfect yachting crew CV

How to write the perfect yachting crew CV
Working in the yachting industry has to be one of the most exciting careers out there,however finding reliable yacht crew is not without it challenges. Although turnover of staff is high, there is no shortage of competition for jobs and as captains ...
Posted: 06 June 2018 11:12:00
Filed under: Corporate Stafffing, Ski & Yacht

How to keeps the kids safe in the sun and around the pool this year

How to keeps the kids safe in the sun and around the pool this year
Summer and especially summer holidays hold the promise of endless sunshine, fun andplaying in the pool. Although playing in the pool is the best of pastimes, all the fun and games can so easily come to an end; the swimming pool can be a dangerous ...
Posted: 06 June 2018 11:12:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education

It’s here - the latest Greycoat Lumleys 2018 Salary Survey

It’s here - the latest Greycoat Lumleys 2018 Salary Survey
Two years ago, our 2016 Salary Survey, outlining expected salaries across a range of disciplines all over the globe, has certainly proven to be an invaluable resource for both employers and job seekers within the private staffing industry. Indeed, ...

How to break the Nanny code

How to break the Nanny code
If you’re a mum or dad who employs a Nanny or even a newly charged Nanny yourself, you might have found yourself having a look through a few Nanny social media groups on Facebook and the like. If you have, then it would be ok if you thought ...
Posted: 10 May 2018 11:22:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Writing the perfect CV for Private Household work

Writing the perfect CV for Private Household work
When it comes to writing a CV relating to your experience in Private Households, it is important to compose your résumé carefully so that it appeals to both recruiters and employers alike, vital if you are to stand out from the ...
Posted: 01 May 2018 11:06:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Tips for helping your children get used to a new Nanny

Tips for helping your children get used to a new Nanny
Hiring a Nanny can seem like the answer to all of your prayers. However, the job’s notfinished when you make a job offer because unless you handle the process of introducing a new Nanny correctly, it can create a whole new bunch of ...
Posted: 30 April 2018 14:05:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

The benefits of hiring a Personal Assistant

The benefits of hiring a Personal Assistant
It’s not just those in business or the rich and famous that understand the real value ofhiring a Personal Assistant, indeed there are now so many individuals from all walks of life who have experienced the benefits of hiring a professional ...
Posted: 18 April 2018 09:40:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

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