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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

The benefits of hiring a Personal Assistant

The benefits of hiring a Personal Assistant
It’s not just those in business or the rich and famous that understand the real value ofhiring a Personal Assistant, indeed there are now so many individuals from all walks of life who have experienced the benefits of hiring a professional ...
Posted: 18 April 2018 09:40:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

Why you should consider hiring a Domestic Couple

Why you should consider hiring a Domestic Couple
In today’s busy households there are so many varied demands placed on everyone it’s hardto know what professional help to look for. You don’t want lots of people overcrowding your home but you need help in a number of varied areas ...
Posted: 18 April 2018 09:22:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

Why you should consider a career in Estate Management

Why you should consider a career in Estate Management
Being an Estate Manager is one of the top positions you can hold within a private household and is held in very high regard. It is certainly a challenging role, as you will work closely with the owners to ensure their personal plans ...
Posted: 27 March 2018 14:19:00
Filed under: Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

Why you really do need to consider hiring a Chauffeur

Why you really do need to consider hiring a Chauffeur
A Chauffeur’s role is so much more than just driving a car for you as it allows you to gain so much time back and is an ultimate stress reducer. After all how much time do you waste waiting for that late taxi or trying to find a parking ...
Posted: 26 March 2018 10:59:00
Filed under: Corporate Stafffing, 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

Daily habit tips from the world's most effective people

Daily habit tips from the world's most effective people
We all know that person don't we, who no matter what life throws at them, always appears to have it together and takes everything in their stride? You might even have thought that there must be a secret they know that you're missing out on or that ...

Registration Days in the North of England

Registration Days in the North of England
Greycoat Lumleys North of England Office currently has a number of excellent jobs within Private Households all over the North of England.  Our office in Buxton covers jobs in Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Staffordshire, ...

Recruitment Open Day 2018

Recruitment Open Day 2018
Greycoat Lumleys currently have a number of excellent jobs within private households in London and the surrounding areas, and we were wondering whether you were looking for a new role? We have fantastic positions for Housekeepers, Couples, Nannies, ...

What makes a great nanny?

What makes a great nanny?
At Greycoat Lumleys we are so often asked by clients and candidates alike “what makes a great nanny?” Thankfully, our many years’ of experience recruiting the very best nannies has allowed us to study the top characteristics every ...
Posted: 19 February 2018 09:37:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

All you need to need to know about DBS

All you need to need to know about DBS
When working or employing within the private household industry, you certainly will have heard of DBS check. However, as requests for full criminal record checks become more and more common, for private household staff, we thought we would take this ...

How to make your Valentine's Day unique

How to make your Valentine's Day unique
Although Valentine’s Day is meant to be the most romantic day of the year, many of us can find it becomes a lot of pressure and leaves us scratching our heads over how to best celebrate. You could go for the traditional meal out, or you could ...
Posted: 08 February 2018 09:33:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

The Garden of Cosmic Speculation - it truly is out of this world!

The Garden of Cosmic Speculation - it truly is out of this world!
For one day a year, thousands of visitors from as far and wide as Canada and New Zealand flock to visit the private garden of internationally renowned and distinguished architectural writer and designer Charles Jencks, when the garden is opened to ...
Posted: 22 January 2018 15:00:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

Why reading with your child is so important

Why reading with your child is so important
Reading with their child really is one of the most important things a parent can do. The evidence is vast and clear; reading with your child helps build a bond between you, develops their imagination, language and vocabulary skills and even impacts ...
Posted: 15 January 2018 11:01:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Why it’s important to only use registered childcare agencies

Why it’s important to only use registered childcare agencies
For a family looking to solve their childcare dilemma or for a nanny trying to find their next position it can certainly be a time consuming, daunting and challenging time. But how do you approach your search; is it best to try on your own, ...
Posted: 10 January 2018 14:17:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How to stay on track with your New Year’s resolutions?

How to stay on track with your New Year’s resolutions?
The beginning of a New Year often brings with it a slight headache and a drive for self-improvement and change. New Year’s resolutions have long been a tradition where we set ourselves goals from getting in shape, learning a new language to ...

Why you should consider hiring a professional gardener

Why you should consider hiring a professional gardener
Some may deem a professional gardener as simply an unnecessary luxury, however theenlightened amongst us are well aware that it can be an absolute necessity. After all, a garden should be a place to relax, entertain and of course enjoy the odd glass ...
Posted: 07 December 2017 09:56:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

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