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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 ...

Why you should consider hiring bilingual household staff

Why you should consider hiring bilingual household staff
When recruiting household staff there are many standard skills and qualities that everybody looks for including excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a willingness to be flexible. However, although desirable for most employers, ...
Posted: 29 March 2019 14:25:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

So, what does a Governess do?

So, what does a Governess do?
Governesses and Nannies are household roles that often have childcare and education duties that cross over, however there are always key primary differences. A Nanny is there to take responsibility for the primary care of the child rather than ...
Posted: 08 March 2019 09:34:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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

How to choose the right colour for your baby’s nursery

How to choose the right colour for your baby’s nursery
Choosing the right nursery colour for your baby can be a tricky decision. You suddenly have all these questions flying around your head: Will it be too bright? Will there be enough stimulation? Is there ever such a thing as too much ...
Posted: 28 February 2019 14:16:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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 ...

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