Kindly note changes to our office opening times over the holiday season. We close on Friday 24th December 2021 at 2.00pm and return on Tuesday 4th January 2022 at 8am.
We would like to wish you happy holidays and a prosperous new year.
 

News & Events

Demand for our Emergency Childcare service increases

Demand for our Emergency Childcare service increases
Things are changing quickly and it’s not just businesses that are having to “pivot” in order to keep up – families are too! As social and travel dates are rescheduled and businesses open-up, parents are having to change ...
Posted: 20 July 2021 12:45:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

COVID-19 testing for candidates as of 12th April

COVID-19 Testing
In a first for a private staffing agency, we will be testing all candidates for COVID-19 to further protect our clients and also to assist the government initiative to help get us out of lockdown and decrease the numbers who contract COVID-19.  ...

25th Anniversary Edition Of Our Salary Survey

Salary Survey 2021
Welcome to our 2021 Salary Survey Twenty-five years is a huge milestone for any business – or relationship. The challenges of the past year make this, the 25th anniversary edition of our salary survey that much more significant and ...

A huge thank you to all our clients and candidates

A huge thank you to all our clients and candidates
A reflective Christmas, a bright 2021 and a huge thank you to all our clients and candidates It would be something of an understatement to say that 2020 was a challenging year for everyone. But amidst the uncertainty we managed to achieve a ...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19
SUPPORTING OUR CLIENTS & CANDIDATES THROUGH THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS IN THESE EXCEPTIONAL TIMES We hope that everyone is keeping safe and well, and adjusting to the challenging new way of life we now find ourselves in. We wanted to ...

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 Domestic Couples continue to be in demand

Why Domestic Couples continue to be in demand
When looking to hire staff to help run a household, there are often varying circumstances and needs. A wide range of duties will often require a combination of staff, such as housekeeper, butler, gardener, cook or nanny to ensure the household runs ...
Posted: 02 March 2020 14:12:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Private Households & Estates

Our latest Recruitment Open Days in the UK and France

Our latest Recruitment Open Days in the UK and France
We have a number of Open Days planned this month, aimed at a variety of candidates and covering a wide range of roles in Corporate Catering & Hospitality, Ski & Yacht, Childcare and Private Households. Take a look at what's happening, and ...

Welcome back to Diana Cheal, Head of Greycoat Lumleys' Corporate Sector

Welcome back to Diana Cheal, Head of Greycoat Lumleys' Corporate Sector
We are delighted to welcome back Diana Cheal, who has returned to Greycoat Lumleys to head up our Corporate sector business. She brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge of the recruitment industry, specifically in the Corporate Catering ...
Posted: 31 January 2020 16:54:00
Filed under: Corporate Stafffing

How to cope with the demands of a new Private Household job

How to cope with the demands of a new Private Household job
So you finally get the ideal job and everything is in place. But as we all know (because we have all been there!) starting any new job is a mix of emotions, including excitement, anxiety, expectation and usually an abundance of nervous energy. Any ...

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 - this is vital if you are to stand out from ...
Posted: 13 January 2020 12:44:00
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
As a new year (and new decade) starts, one of your New Year resolutions may be to start searching for a new job? January is one of the busiest months in the job market, with lots of opportunities to find an interesting new role. Recruitment in ...
Posted: 13 January 2020 12:15:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

Where to find Christmas magic in the UK this year

Where to find Christmas magic in the UK this year
The holidays are coming, and it’s that time of year when we start to really think about Christmas and all that we need to get done. It can be very easy to lose ourselves in all the planning, having to think about menus, presents and all the ...
Posted: 22 November 2019 13:15:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates, Ski & Yacht

Why you should treat yourself to a Private Chef this Christmas

Why you should treat yourself to a Private Chef this Christmas
Christmas requires a lot of planning, usually starting weeks in advance, and every year it can feel like a bigger and bigger undertaking. We are all ‘time poor’ nowadays, and for even for the most experienced and confident of cooks, the ...
Posted: 04 November 2019 09:19:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality

How to add more green into your clean

How to add more green into your clean
Green cleaning products have been around for years, but are often unfairly stereotyped as less effective and far more expensive than traditional cleaning products. Although this might have been the case at one point, the effectiveness of the ...
Posted: 04 November 2019 09:06:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Private Households & Estates

How to stay safe this Halloween. From pumpkins to costumes

How to stay safe this Halloween. From pumpkins to costumes
Halloween has become an increasingly significant date in the calendar across Britain nowadays, and why not, as it’s so much fun, and really is the epitome of autumn. After all, it’s a great excuse to dress up in silly costumes and ...
Posted: 30 October 2019 08:52:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education

CENTRAL LONDON OPEN EVENING - FOR CORPORATE CATERING & HOSPITALITY CANDIDATES

CENTRAL LONDON OPEN EVENING - FOR CORPORATE CATERING & HOSPITALITY CANDIDATES
We currently have numerous temporary Corporate Catering and Hospitality positions available in a wide range of fantastic organisations with competitive rates. These include Director's Dining Rooms, Catering Companies, Michelin-starred restaurants, ...
Posted: 10 October 2019 09:54:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing

Why you should consider moving to London

Why you should consider moving to London
At some point in your career, you may have considered working in London. It is one of the world’s most important hubs of finance, trade and commerce, with significant footholds in the technology, creative and service sectors. The ...

How have private household roles changed since the days of Downton Abbey?

How have private household roles changed since the days of Downton Abbey?
Although viewers of Downton Abbey may think that domestic service has now largely died out, especially in these days of greater social mobility, this isn’t the case. Times have certainly changed; gone are the “Upstairs, Downstairs” ...

Why you should consider moving to the East Midlands.

Why you should consider moving to the East Midlands.
For those considering relocating, the East Midlands region offers good prospects and a great quality of life. The region comprises Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland. It may not be as well known ...

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Greycoat Lumleys London office covers jobs in London, South of England and International
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