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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

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 ...

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, ...

Daily habit tips from the world's most effective people

Daily habit tips from the world's most effective people
We all know that person don't we, who no matter what life throws at them, always appears to have it together and takes everything in their stride? You might even have thought that there must be a secret they know that you're missing out on or that ...

Registration Days in the North of England

Registration Days in the North of England
Greycoat Lumleys North of England Office currently has a number of excellent jobs within Private Households all over the North of England.  Our office in Buxton covers jobs in Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Staffordshire, ...

Recruitment Open Day 2018

Recruitment Open Day 2018
Greycoat Lumleys currently have a number of excellent jobs within private households in London and the surrounding areas, and we were wondering whether you were looking for a new role? We have fantastic positions for Housekeepers, Couples, Nannies, ...

All you need to need to know about DBS

All you need to need to know about DBS
When working or employing within the private household industry, you certainly will have heard of DBS check. However, as requests for full criminal record checks become more and more common, for private household staff, we thought we would take this ...

How to make your Valentine's Day unique

How to make your Valentine's Day unique
Although Valentine’s Day is meant to be the most romantic day of the year, many of us can find it becomes a lot of pressure and leaves us scratching our heads over how to best celebrate. You could go for the traditional meal out, or you could ...
Posted: 08 February 2018 09:33:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

How to stay on track with your New Year’s resolutions?

How to stay on track with your New Year’s resolutions?
The beginning of a New Year often brings with it a slight headache and a drive for self-improvement and change. New Year’s resolutions have long been a tradition where we set ourselves goals from getting in shape, learning a new language to ...

A domestic couple is the perfect team to run a household

A domestic couple is the perfect team to run a household
When looking to hire staff to help run a household, there are often varying circumstancesand 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 ...

Stay safe this Christmas

Stay safe this Christmas
The party venues are booked, the drinks and food are on order and wardrobes everywhere are being filled with gorgeous bejewelled outfits and fabulous shoes - and guess what? It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The festivities bring ...
Posted: 04 December 2017 14:45:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

What makes a great yacht steward/ess

What makes a great yacht steward/ess
When you become a yacht steward/ess you become a member of a crew whose ultimate goal is to provide a supreme level of service to their guests. It’s hard work and you will constantly be placed outside your comfort zone. In return for all your ...
Posted: 14 November 2017 09:51:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Ski & Yacht

Let’s get organised for Christmas

Let’s get organised for Christmas
It’s the same every year, you think you have plenty of time to get organised, but before you know it, it’s Christmas Eve and the cards you have managed to write are still sat undelivered on the kitchen table and you’ve forgotten to ...

Life as a chalet host

Life as a chalet host
For lots of people, the view of a chalet host is probably a young, not long out of school, skior snow-boarding obsessive who likes to party all night and is looking for a free ride onto the slopes. This view however couldn’t be further from ...
Posted: 13 November 2017 09:57:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Private Households & Estates, Ski & Yacht

Visit us at the Country House Business Innovation Show!

Visit us at the Country House Business Innovation Show!
The Country House Business Innovation is the most illustrious event for country house, estate, manor and landowners to find new ways to diversify their property and increase their profits. The event runs within the Farm Business Innovation Show ...

How to stay safe this Halloween

How to stay safe this Halloween
Let’s be honest there is something very spooky about Halloween; unlike any other night of the year it appears our parenting rules simply go out the window. Generally our rules are clear and simple: no wandering around the neighbourhood at ...
Posted: 11 October 2017 10:14:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Flower Care Tips

Flower Care Tips
Flowers make a beautiful addition to any home and are an easy way of brightening up any a room. There are not cheap and unfortunately do not last forever so below are some helpful tips on how to care for flowers and to keep them looking ...
Posted: 28 September 2017 10:02:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Private Households & Estates

Top cleaning tips from the professionals

Top cleaning tips from the professionals
Let’s be honest, for most of us cleaning the house is a real chore; one that if we had the opportunity we would readily pass onto a professional cleaner. If you have ever called in the professionals, you may have wondered how they make the ...
Posted: 15 September 2017 13:06:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

Candidate Resourcer vacancy with Greycoat Lumleys (fast-track consultancy training)

Candidate Resourcer vacancy with Greycoat Lumleys (fast-track consultancy training)
Greycoat Lumleys’ Private Household & Catering team are looking for a new Candidate Resourcer (who will be fast-tracked to a consultancy role by January 2018), to join their busy and growing Private household division. The team has grown ...

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