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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 ...

How to manage your child’s screen time

How to manage your child’s screen time
Smartphones, tablets and computers are now very much part of our lives, and for our children there has never been a time when they have known a world without screens. But no matter how much screen time our children may desire, managing it is an ...
Posted: 02 September 2019 08:52:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to make ‘back to school’ easier for everyone!

How to make ‘back to school’ easier for everyone!
Although we are in the midst of the school summer holidays thoughts of your ‘back to school’ routine are probably starting to creep back into your mind. The good news is that with a little effort and planning it is possible for your ...
Posted: 20 August 2019 09:33:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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 ...

Characteristics to look for in a great Nanny

Characteristics to look for in a great Nanny
When looking for a new Nanny to join your family it can feel like a daunting choice and task. After all it will be one of the most important decisions you make for your family and it needs to work for everyone. Even if you work with a dedicated ...
Posted: 29 July 2019 08:43:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to keep your kids safe in the sun this summer

How to keep your kids safe in the sun this summer
The long beautiful days of summer are back and it’s time for our minds to drift to thoughts of long days basking in the sun and ideally the odd beach along the way. Although today we are all so much more aware of the dangers of too much sun ...
Posted: 03 July 2019 09:29:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to survive the school holidays stress free

How to survive the school holidays stress free
So, it’s not long before the schools close for the summer holidays and as parents or Nannies we have several weeks to entertain them while still trying to maintain some kind of routine. It can certainly be a testing time for even the most ...
Posted: 01 July 2019 09:03:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to get kids to love vegetables

How to get kids to love vegetables
OK, we might be stretching the truth a little with the word love (!), but every parent knows that even if you have the most fantastic eater from day one, there is always a chance that they will become increasingly picky at mealtimes, especially ...
Posted: 01 July 2019 08:56:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Nurseries versus Nannies - you decide!

Nurseries versus Nannies - you decide!
Having two working parents is most definitely becoming the norm and with it is comes a demand for excellent professional childcare. It certainly is one of the most important and emotional decisions you will ever make. But which childcare choice ...
Posted: 18 June 2019 15:06:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, 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 ...

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 ...

Could hiring a PA help you find extra time in your day?

Could hiring a PA help you find extra time in your day?
In today’s busy world it is very easy to fall behind in what you want to achieve in your professional, home and personal life. Life is busy and no matter how organised you are there is only so much you can achieve yourself. Trying to be ...
Posted: 02 May 2019 09:10:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

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 ...

Cotswolds open days

Cotswolds 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 Cotswolds and the surrounding areas. We will be holding an open day in Burford on the 7th May 2019, so you don't need to travel into ...
Posted: 29 April 2019 13:29:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to organise an Easter Egg Hunt

How to organise an Easter Egg Hunt
What better way to celebrate Easter than with a fun packed Easter Egg Hunt? After all the kids are on holiday so what better way to spend a springtime afternoon? Plus, if you get them involved in all the preparation, they can be kept busy for days ...
Posted: 08 April 2019 14:53:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Visit us at The Baby & Toddler Show, Sandown Park

Visit us at The Baby & Toddler Show, Sandown Park
Visit us at The Baby & Toddler Show, Sandown Park Taking place at Sandown Park in Surrey on 12-14th April, The Baby & Toddler Show is the ultimate location for parents in London and the South East, bringing together everything you need, ...
Posted: 02 April 2019 16:05:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to choose just the right school for your child

How to choose just the right school for your child
Our years spent finding the perfect Governess or pastoral staff for our clients has taught us many things, however what stands out most is the sheer complexity of choice available to parents when selecting how to educate their children and the ...
Posted: 29 March 2019 15:03:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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 ...

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