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Top Housekeeping tips to keep the house clean this Christmas

Top Housekeeping tips to keep the house clean this Christmas
Christmas is a magical and special time, but it does require a lot of effort and hard work to make everything run smoothly. Preparations need to start well before the big day and sometimes it can feel like everything is getting a little out of ...
Posted: 13 December 2018 09:30:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates, Ski & Yacht

Why you should consider moving to Edinburgh to work

Why you should consider moving to Edinburgh to work
Although Edinburgh is probably best known for its Festival, Fringe and of course Hogmanay celebrations, the city is also most certainly a great place to live and work all year round. Indeed, Edinburgh has been ranked second in a recent global ...

The benefits of joining the DBS Update Service

The benefits of joining the DBS Update Service
For any private employer hiring domestic staff is a big decision, especially when they are employing them in their own home. Even more so when they are a family choosing a person to help take care of their children. Thankfully, the Disclosure and ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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