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How to hire your very own Mary Poppins!

How to hire your very own Mary Poppins!
Today the 1964 Disney film starring Julie Andrews is considered a true classic and the songs and music from the film are the soundtrack to many of our childhoods. It’s easy to see why, the iconic image of Mary Poppins can’t help but ...
Posted: 14 November 2018 10:34:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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 rise of the female Butler and why it might be the job for you

The rise of the female Butler and why it might be the job for you
There really has never been a better time to become a Butler. Truly in-demand, a career as a Butler offers the opportunity to work all over the world and will guarantee that each day will be varied and different from the last. The role of a Butler ...
Posted: 22 October 2018 10:26:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

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 ...

How to store away your summer clothes for winter

How to store away your summer clothes for winter
It’s that time of year when summer will quickly be a distant memory, the leaves will soon turn brown and fall from the trees and winter is just around the corner. It’s also the time we need to organise our wardrobes and store away our ...
Posted: 12 October 2018 09:49:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Why parents and Nannies need to stay off their phones to allow children to thrive

Why parents and Nannies need to stay off their phones to allow children to thrive
The technology available today offers so much; information on any topic is available instantly at the touch of a button and it’s possible to be constantly in touch with people no matter where they are in the world. However, it isn’t ...
Posted: 26 September 2018 10:17:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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 ...

Why you should consider becoming a Temporary Housekeeper

Why you should consider becoming a Temporary Housekeeper
You’re a dedicated Housekeeper with a meticulous work ethic and attention to detail that ensures your skills are always in high demand. Plus, you really love your job. However, you could find yourself either unable to commit to a full-time ...
Posted: 06 September 2018 09:09:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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 benefits of using an established agency to find your next Nanny

The benefits of using an established agency to find your next Nanny
Finding the right Nanny for your family is a daunting and at times overwhelming task, especially as the task can often arrive out of the blue and with very little notice. Every day the Internet is populated with more and more online databases that ...
Posted: 22 August 2018 14:33:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to occupy a toddler on a plane

How to occupy a toddler on a plane
We all look forward to our holidays with great joy. However the same can’t be said about taking children, especially toddlers, on a plane. For many of us the thought could be enough to simply stop us from booking in the first place, or at ...
Posted: 24 July 2018 14:09:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education

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 ...

A day in the life of a Houseparent

A day in the life of a Houseparent
The role of Housemaster/Housemistress/Houseparent is a very well respected and vital non-teaching role within independent boarding schools and is dedicated to the daily care and welfare of the children living at the school. It’s a demanding ...
Posted: 20 June 2018 09:26:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to keeps the kids safe in the sun and around the pool this year

How to keeps the kids safe in the sun and around the pool this year
Summer and especially summer holidays hold the promise of endless sunshine, fun andplaying in the pool. Although playing in the pool is the best of pastimes, all the fun and games can so easily come to an end; the swimming pool can be a dangerous ...
Posted: 06 June 2018 11:12:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education

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, ...

How to break the Nanny code

How to break the Nanny code
If you’re a mum or dad who employs a Nanny or even a newly charged Nanny yourself, you might have found yourself having a look through a few Nanny social media groups on Facebook and the like. If you have, then it would be ok if you thought ...
Posted: 10 May 2018 11:22:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Writing the perfect CV for Private Household work

Writing the perfect CV for Private Household work
When it comes to writing a CV relating to your experience in Private Households, it is important to compose your résumé carefully so that it appeals to both recruiters and employers alike, vital if you are to stand out from the ...
Posted: 01 May 2018 11:06:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Tips for helping your children get used to a new Nanny

Tips for helping your children get used to a new Nanny
Hiring a Nanny can seem like the answer to all of your prayers. However, the job’s notfinished when you make a job offer because unless you handle the process of introducing a new Nanny correctly, it can create a whole new bunch of ...
Posted: 30 April 2018 14:05:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Interview questions to ask when interviewing a Nanny

Nanny Interview Questions
So you’ve decided that an extra pair of hands will make your life easier as you try to juggle career, partner and children. You’ve considered all the options from day care to live in Au Pair and have decided that hiring a Nanny, either ...
Posted: 15 March 2018 08:06:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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