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The Spear's 500 - Debbie Salter

The Spear's 500 - Debbie Salter
'Reliability, loyalty, discretion, honesty, diligence, high levels of care and attention' are the traits managing director Salter looks for in recruiting domestic staff. However, with 39 different revenue streams on a permanent basis, it is ...

Taking care of your shoes

Taking care of your shoes
If shoes take care of your feet it only seems sensible to take care of your shoes! In doing so this not only means that they will last but you will also save money in the long run. Here are some helpful shoe care tips: • Rotate your ...
Posted: 08 February 2017 12:12:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

Spring Cleaning Tips for the Festival of ‘Imbolc’

Spring Cleaning Tips for the Festival of ‘Imbolc’
As the mornings and weather appear to be getting lighter and lighter, spring seems to be venturing forth, celebrated in the traditional Gaelic festival of ‘Imbolc’ on February 2nd. A festival of the hearth and home, and a celebration ...
Posted: 02 February 2017 15:55:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

New Year New Office for Greycoat Lumleys North of England

New Year New Office for Greycoat Lumleys North of England
The Northern office for Greycoat Lumleys is now entering its third year and continues to help a wide range of clients and candidates throughout the North of England and the Midlands. 2017 will bring a couple of changes and a move to a new ...
Posted: 30 January 2017 17:31:00
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Open Day – 16th February 2017

Open Day – 16th February 2017
Greycoat Lumleys currently have a number of excellent jobs within private households and due to a high level of demand in the area, we are seeking high quality Nannies, Housekeepers & Couples to work in Surrey and the surrounding ...
Posted: 25 January 2017 16:15:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

The Importance of Good Communication

The Importance of Good Communication
Happy New Year folks! In this age of modern technology and social media, we are always told how important communication is. The same applies to good communication in the workplace! A common cause of jobs not working out is a lack or a ...
Posted: 20 January 2017 15:58:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

Candidate Resourcer Role for Private Households and Estates Team

Candidate Resourcer Role for Private Households and Estates Team
Due to continual expansion of the business, Private Households and Estates sector at Greycoat Lumleys are looking to hire a motivated, positive and confident Candidate Resourcer to take on full responsibility for a number of essential administration ...
Posted: 11 January 2017 09:39:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

How To Make A Christmas Wreath

How To Make A Christmas Wreath
As Christmas day is coming ever so close, now is the time to make those special finishing touches to your home in preparation for the upcoming festivities! For those with a creative flare, or for those of you who are giving this a go for the first ...

Cleary's Winter Warming Mulled Wine

Cleary's Winter Warming Mulled Wine
Our very own Natalie has very kindly disclosed her secret and very delicious mulled wine recipe. It’s a favourite among the office and we are happy to share this with you so that you will be able to impress everyone with your very own homemade ...
Posted: 13 December 2016 13:56:00
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates, Ski & Yacht

Christmas Treat - Hershey's Christmas Trees

Christmas Treat - Hershey's Christmas Trees
  Christmas is just around the corner & here at Greycoat Lumleys we cannot wait. Our very own Marketing Assistant Chris has kindly provided the office with some delicious easy to make Hershey's Christmas Trees. Here is Chris's ...

A Brief History of Thanksgiving

A Brief History of Thanksgiving
As we approach the festive season, here at Greycoat Lumleys we began to discuss Thanksgiving. It is a well-known Holiday in the United States celebrated by many with friends and family, however despite the name being known, we know very little about ...

Keep Safe & Enjoy Fireworks Night

Keep Safe & Enjoy Fireworks Night
We at Greycoat Lumleys wish everyone a wonderful Fireworks night with your friends, family & loved ones. We also know how important it is making sure all Fireworks & bonfires are done in an organised and safe manner. If you are ...

Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving
With Halloween fast approaching, here are some key tips on how to create a spooky centrepiece for the home and a tasty sweet treat! Buying the perfect pumpkin • Pick a healthy pumpkin that is not bruised or cut. • Pick the ...
Posted: 27 October 2016 09:00:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Firework Display 2016

Firework Display 2016
It is that time of year to celebrate Bonfire night with the kiddies. There is nothing quite seeing beautiful displays in the sky with your 'ooohs' and 'ahhhs'. To celebrate, we came up with some ideas on where you can celebrate your bonfire ...

How to Regularly Care For Marble

How to Regularly Care For Marble
Taking care of marble can be part of a Housekeeper’s routine duties and will impress any prospective or current employers. Here are some steadfast tips: 1. Clean marble with warm water and detergent. Make sure you do not use soap as ...
Posted: 24 October 2016 12:59:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

Types of Pumkpins to Use on Halloween

Types of Pumkpins to Use on Halloween
Its that time of year to grab yourself a pumpkin and get curving a jack-o-lantern masterpiece. To make things interesting, perhaps you may want to carve a different pumpkin from the traditional orange one (known as a gourd general). From our ...
Posted: 20 October 2016 12:21:00
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

How To Wash Cashmere

How To Wash Cashmere
As a Housekeeper, it is always of paramount importance that you are able to take care of cashmere items of clothing. Accidents can happen but if you stick to some of these steadfast rules, your cashmere will always be ...
Posted: 20 September 2016 14:32:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

At Your Service: Butlers, private chefs, personal assistants... you can get the staff these days, from Greycoat Lumleys

At Your Service: Butlers, private chefs, personal assistants... you can get the staff these days, from Greycoat Lumleys
As Many of us are now opting to hire cottages for party weekends or lavishly entertain in our own homes as an alternative to restaurant dining, so the appeal of hiring a private chef has grown. The advantages are many, including a more personal ...
Posted: 31 August 2016 14:50:00
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality, Private Households & Estates

How to Clean Clear Glass & Crystal

How to Clean Clear Glass & Crystal
As a member of the Housekeeping team at Greycoat, I find myself speaking to clients who often want to find a Housekeeper, who is able to keep their glassware sparking clear! So a top tip for keeping cloudy glassware all shiny and clean ...
Posted: 17 August 2016 14:35:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

World Chocolate Day

    In Honour of World Chocolate Day…   Here are some facts about Chocolate that you may or may not be aware of;     1. The smell of Chocolate increases Theta Brain Waves, which triggers ...

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