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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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Becoming a Private Chef – what to expect

Becoming a Private Chef – what to expect
For most, becoming a Chef is driven by a love of food. But what if after years of honing your skills you fancy a role where your creativity can be truly shown, and where you have a level of personal interaction with the people you cook for that ...
Posted: 29 July 2019 10:57:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Ski & Yacht

Why you should consider moving to North East England: Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Durham, Cleveland

Why you should consider moving to North East England: Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Durham, Cleveland
Often overlooked as a place to move to, the North East of England is a brilliant and diverse place to live. For many people the North East is still very much associated with its rich industrial past but sitting just below Scotland the North East of ...

Unexpected uses for everyday household items that every Housekeeper should know

Unexpected uses for everyday household items that every Housekeeper should know
It really is amazing that with a little creative thinking you can come up with some ingenious and surprising alternative uses for the everyday household items you have hanging about. Here are our favourites: Rubber gloves are great at picking up ...
Posted: 22 July 2019 10:46:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Private Households & Estates

Switzerland’s most charming ski resorts to live and work in

Switzerland’s most charming ski resorts to live and work in
Whether it's the glamour, the scenery of majestic mountains or simply the snow you’re looking for living and working in one of Switzerland’s world class ski resorts promises something for everyone. In the Swiss Alps you are never far ...
Posted: 20 June 2019 09:04:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Ski & Yacht

Mental Health Awareness Week. Let’s talk about Body Image

Mental Health Awareness Week. Let’s talk about Body Image
Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF), May 13 - 19 is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year the focus is on Body Image - how we think and feel about our bodies. The aim of this years’ campaign is to address the growing problem of ...

Professional food photography: the key to selling your services as a Chef

Professional food photography: the key to selling your services as a Chef
We don’t know about you, but we only need to picture our favourite food and our mouth starts to water!  That of course is the thing about food, a picture is all you need for your emotions to take over and you can actually taste the ...
Posted: 16 May 2019 18:24:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

Harrogate and Clitheroe open days

Harrogate and Clitheroe open days
Due to a high level of demand in the area, we are seeking high quality staff to work in private households in the North of England. We will be holding open days in Harrogate on the 5th June 2019 and Clitheroe on the 3rd July, so you don't need ...

Why you should consider moving to South East England

Why you should consider moving to South East England
Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex and Kent The South East of England has always been a popular place to live and work and it’s easy to see why, as it doesn’t matter if ...

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