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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 ...

Life as a chalet host

Life as a chalet host
For lots of people, the view of a chalet host is probably a young, not long out of school, skior snow-boarding obsessive who likes to party all night and is looking for a free ride onto the slopes. This view however couldn’t be further from ...
Posted: 13 November 2017 09:57:00
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality, Private Households & Estates, Ski & Yacht

Visit us at the Country House Business Innovation Show!

Visit us at the Country House Business Innovation Show!
The Country House Business Innovation is the most illustrious event for country house, estate, manor and landowners to find new ways to diversify their property and increase their profits. The event runs within the Farm Business Innovation Show ...

The rise of the nanny for teenagers

The rise of the nanny for teenagers
TV presenter and newsreader Fiona Bruce recently revealed that although her two children are in their teens, she still employs a nanny to take care of them. What is more she certainly isn’t the only one as there is a growing trend for busy ...
Posted: 17 October 2017 09:51:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Governess or tutor - which to hire?

Governess or tutor - which to hire?
An increasing number of families are employing governesses and tutors to provide extra educational support to assist their children in achieving their maximum educational potential. Tutors and governesses offer varying forms of educational support ...
Posted: 17 October 2017 09:51:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

The life of the modern day gamekeeper

The life of the modern day gamekeeper
Associated with imagines of tweed caps and waxed jackets or even Mellor the gamekeeperin DH Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover which scandalised the world of publishing on its realise in 1928, gamekeeping is certainly one of the ...
Posted: 13 October 2017 14:19:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

How to stay safe this Halloween

How to stay safe this Halloween
Let’s be honest there is something very spooky about Halloween; unlike any other night of the year it appears our parenting rules simply go out the window. Generally our rules are clear and simple: no wandering around the neighbourhood at ...
Posted: 11 October 2017 10:14:00
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Flower Care Tips

Flower Care Tips
Flowers make a beautiful addition to any home and are an easy way of brightening up any a room. There are not cheap and unfortunately do not last forever so below are some helpful tips on how to care for flowers and to keep them looking ...
Posted: 28 September 2017 10:02:00
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality, Private Households & Estates

Top cleaning tips from the professionals

Top cleaning tips from the professionals
Let’s be honest, for most of us cleaning the house is a real chore; one that if we had the opportunity we would readily pass onto a professional cleaner. If you have ever called in the professionals, you may have wondered how they make the ...
Posted: 15 September 2017 13:06:00
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

What defines a modern day butler?

What defines a modern day butler?
Becoming a butler is probably not seen as a typical career choice. If a child is asked what they want to be when they grow up, they are more likely to answer Batman than Alfred, his trusty servant. Many would perceive the butler as a dying breed; ...
Posted: 15 September 2017 13:01:00
Filed under:Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

Last minute tips for back to school Items

Last minute tips for back to school Items
The summer is nearly over and for most children next week marks the start of the new school year. The first few days of school can be difficult for children of all ages. Children entering school for the first time are often anxious, but even ...
Posted: 01 September 2017 09:36:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Back to School Essentials and Handy Checklist

Back to School Essentials and Handy Checklist
We are already nearing the end of the summer holidays - ‘thank goodness’ I hear you cry! Before theusual scramble of trying on previous years’ uniform and dusting off the slightly worse for wear school bags, we thought we would ask ...
Posted: 31 August 2017 12:02:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to build and keep a great relationship with your nanny

How to build and keep a great relationship with your nanny
We all know that the most important relationship you have is with your children. It’s a relationship that takes a lot of time, effort and attention. Just as having a great relationship with your children is important, so is the one you have ...
Posted: 24 August 2017 07:00:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

What to consider when working overseas as a nanny

What to consider when working overseas as a nanny
One of the key benefits of becoming a nanny is that it allows you to work abroad easily, if you choose. Nannies are in demand all around the world, and often families decide that picking someone from abroad can open up their children to new cultures ...
Posted: 17 August 2017 09:30:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

What makes the perfect chauffeur?

What makes the perfect chauffeur?
One of the most annoying things a chauffeur must hear is “oh you’re a driver, you drive for a living”. Whilst yes it is true that a chauffeur is a professional driver, and just like a driver they both have the job of getting you to ...
Posted: 15 August 2017 08:53:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

How to cope when your nanny leaves suddenly

How to cope when your nanny leaves suddenly
There is an old adage that says that two of the most stressful events in your life are divorce and moving house; well that person has probably never had a nanny leave suddenly! Because let’s face it, your nanny takes care of the most ...
Posted: 10 August 2017 08:42:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Live Out Housekeeping job in Kingswood, Surrey

Live Out Housekeeping job in Kingswood, Surrey
Greycoat Lumleys are looking for a Live out Housekeeper to start ASAP at a property near Kingswood, Surrey. Delightful, busy family with two school aged children and a baby need the help of an experienced, super flexible and proactive housekeeper ...
Posted: 09 August 2017 14:44:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Housekeeping Coffee Morning

Housekeeping Coffee Morning
Due to high demand, we are looking for experienced and excellent Housekeepers for a variety of live-in and live-out roles in both London and more rural locations. We have a growing number of clients all over the UK and internationally who require ...
Posted: 04 August 2017 13:31:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Candidate Resourcer vacancy with Greycoat Lumleys (fast-track consultancy training)

Candidate Resourcer vacancy with Greycoat Lumleys (fast-track consultancy training)
Greycoat Lumleys’ Private Household & Catering team are looking for a new Candidate Resourcer (who will be fast-tracked to a consultancy role by January 2018), to join their busy and growing Private household division. The team has grown ...

Most in demand spoken languages for nannies

Most in demand spoken languages for nannies
We can all agree that there are so many benefits of children learning to speak more than one language. However, for many parents the biggest obstacles to helping their child become bilingual are that they either don’t speak a second language ...
Posted: 28 July 2017 09:47:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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