Greycoat Lumleys

Strap LineSetting the Standard in Recruitment
Contact PersonDebbie Salter
AddressElysium Gate, Unit 5
126-128 New Kings Road

We are an international recruitment agency, setting the standard in top quality staffing for private households and estates, corporate environments, family childcare needs, catering and hospitality and ski and yacht. When you need the best possible staff, carefully matched to your specific needs, the team at Greycoat Lumleys can assist you.
We are a UK based company with an international reach, endeavouring to fill any job registered with us, in any number of far flung locations (subject to Visa restrictions). Even though our recruitment operations are far reaching, we always offer a friendly, personal, discreet service.

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How to cope when your nanny leaves suddenly!
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What An Employer Really Wants From A Housekeeper
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Who Is Holding The Baby : Modern Day Maternity Nurses
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