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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

Housekeeping Coffee Morning – 17th April 2019

Housekeeping Coffee Morning – 17th April 2019
Housekeeping Coffee Morning – 17th April 2019  CANCELLED  This has now been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances  - we will be organising another day and will keep you all posted  Due to high demand, we are looking ...
Posted: 01 April 2019 15:42:00
Filed under: 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

The really essential top three skills every excellent PA needs

The really essential top three skills every excellent PA needs
The role and duties of a PA can often be unclear for some and there are probably still a few people that imagine that all a PA does all day is collect the dry cleaning and send a few emails. Of course, those of us in the know fully understand the ...
Posted: 29 March 2019 14:49:00
Filed under: Corporate Stafffing, 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

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 ...

Household Planners: how to easily create and use one

Household Planners: how to easily create and use one
The quote by Benjamin Franklin: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail” is very apt,even if we don’t often take it to heart or put it into action. By creating a Household Planner, you not only provide everyone in the ...
Posted: 21 January 2019 09:20:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Signs that employing a Nanny is the right decision for you

Signs that employing a Nanny is the right decision for you
If you’ve been considered hiring a Nanny, you will now be fully aware that it can be a challenging decision that requires a lot of deliberation and soul searching. There are lots of childcare options and each one can offer your family both ...
Posted: 07 January 2019 11:06:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

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

How to graciously cancel plans over Christmas

How to graciously cancel plans over Christmas
The festive season is truly upon us and our busy lives are due a burst of wonderful and, let’s be honest, not so wonderful but unavoidable social invitations. Although it’s a magical time of year it is very easy to overload ourselves ...
Posted: 12 December 2018 09:12:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

5 top tips for wrapping the perfect Christmas present

5 top tips for wrapping the perfect Christmas present
It’s that time of year where Christmas is fast approaching, and your thoughts turn to wrapping the pile of presents that you have lovingly chosen for friends and family. Now it can feel after all the effort choosing, sourcing and purchasing ...
Posted: 03 December 2018 11:34:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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

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