We have a series of upcoming open days for both Private Household staff and Corporate Catering Staff.

Please keep an eye on our News & Events page for more details.

News & Events

Selected tag: catering & hospitality

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

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 ...

Why you should consider moving to South West England Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Avon, Gloucestershire

Why you should consider moving to South West England  Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Avon, Gloucestershire
The South West of England, or the West Country as it is sometimes affectionately known, is often overlooked as a ‘hot spot’ to move to, but those who don’t consider the area an option could be missing out on one of the most ...

Pancake Day - Shrove Tuesday - Pancake Tuesday - Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday - Carnival Tuesday

Pancake Day - Shrove Tuesday - Pancake Tuesday - Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday - Carnival Tuesday
Depending on which country you are from you might be celebrating Pancake Day, Shrove Tuesday or even Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday on the 5 th March this year. To most of us in the UK it will always be Shrove Tuesday, an annual Christian tradition on ...
Posted: 01 March 2019 09:42:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Corporate Stafffing

Recommend a Friend and get up to £250*

Recommend a Friend and get up to £250*
Important message for Candidates already registered with Greycoat Lumleys: We know that our business relies on super Candidates like you. We are always really keen to hear from more great Candidates, personally recommended by you, because we ...

Top tips for writing the perfect CV

Top tips for writing the perfect CV
Looking for a new job can feel like a massive job just in itself, especially as you have to put together the perfect CV or else you won’t even get noticed, never mind get an interview. However, the good news is that the latest best seller ...

Proven tips to help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions

Proven tips to help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions
The latest statistics emphasise what we all probably know in our hearts, that so many of us started 2019 with the right intentions to make and stick to New Year resolutions but that sadly, only around 8% of us will actually achieve our goals. But ...

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 ...

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