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Going waste and plastic free – and cleaning baby bottoms!

Published on January 17, 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May recently announced new plans to reduce plastic and waste in an already much debated 25-year environmental plan. It would come to no surprise to anyone that waste and plastic is becoming an increasingly big problem the world is facing – but luckily there are many companies, individuals and initiatives who are trying to reduce waste, tackle the issue of plastic flooding our oceans and killing our wildlife, and make people more aware of the impact it is having on the world, our wildlife and our well being.

So what is the actual problem?

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Eamonn Holmes Learns Silver Service With Polo & Tweed

Published on January 17, 2018

Eamonn Holmes, a well known British TV presenter and personality, met with Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed and one of her British Butlers to learn the art of Silver Service. Filming for their new series on Channel 5, Eamonn was set the task of learning the skills required to set the perfect table – performing duties expected of a Butler by the Queen and other wealthy families who employ staff.

Here are the videos of when Eamonn met Lucy.  (With some special behind the scenes photos!)

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Maternity Nurse of the Month – Nicola Herman

Published on January 15, 2018

Nicola Herman is a maternity nurse developing her specialism in assisting families with multiple births. Helping those with more than one addition to the family, supporting and teaching the family through what can seem like a very daunting time. Nicola very kindly spoke to us about her career and how a maternity nurse can help a family.

Full Name: Nicola Herman

Age: 50

Location: London

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What is Silver Service? A Brief Guide To Silver Service

Published on January 15, 2018

Silver Service is an expression known to many – but do you actually know what it really means, and what it all entails? We often get asked, “what is silver service?” so clearly, the answer is not as obvious as we thought. 

There are many different facets to Silver Service that can be discussed elaborately, or taught in training, however, with the below we hope to give you a brief overview of the art that is Silver Service!

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Being An Elite Maternity Nurse With Anne Saunders

Published on January 11, 2018

Name: Anne Saunders

Age: 45

Location: Based in Hong Kong and work overseas every 2 or 3 years.

Profession: I am a Maternity Nurse.

Why did you enter the profession?

I started to work as a nanny in Hong Kong for a French family after leaving university.  The job was going to involve travel and I thought it would be nice to follow a family, travel around and be paid to look after the 2 children.

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Hypnobirthing – The Complete Guide

Published on January 10, 2018

First off congratulations on your wonderful news! You are now faced with a crazy amount of options and choices as a ‘mum to be’ and this can either be really exciting or just too much hassle.  Every mum to be is different in their approach to childbirth, and Alexandra Rose, founder of The Mothership LTD shares her top tips in this fantastic guide.

Alexandra will cover some main questions you might have about Hypnobirthing including:

  1. This is of interest to you
  2. You can then do your own research after reading this article
  3. Or you can cross it off your list and have one thing less to worry about.

Alexandra teaches the KG Hypnobirthing Method and was taught by Katherine Graves herself.

So what is hypnobirthing?

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Life As A Super Nanny With Allie Bell

Published on January 9, 2018

Full Name: Allie Bell

Age: 44

Location: London

Profession: Parent Coach

Why did you decide to enter your profession?

I always had a rapport with children.

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Healthy Food with Help from a PA

Personal Assistant: Your Key To Living Healthy?

Published on January 2, 2018

Without the help of a personal assistant, it’s tough to balance calories and manage your weight when tempting food beckons from every corner. Whether it’s the tantalising smells from takeaway fish and chips shops, or the irresistible food TV adverts, you may find it difficult to push yourself away from the table.

A personal assistant can help you stay strong and achieve the weight goals that have evaded you for years. Here are eight proven tips that –with the help of your personal assistant– can help you regain control of your weight and your life:

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Save Time with a Personal Assistant

Infographic: 10 Ways To Get Your Time Back with A Personal Assistant

Published on December 26, 2017

A personal assistant can save you more than 30 hours a week. That’s over 120 hours per month! What you do with your free time is up to you.

This infographic shows the top ten ways you can start taking your time back with the help of a personal assistant. Depending on your work and home life, these hours will vary (you might be able to save even more time!).

See how much time you can save on various tasks with some trusted help.

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The Difference Between Personal Assistant And Executive Assistant

Published on December 20, 2017

When looking to recruit for a position, it is important to clearly define the job spec and establish what you are looking for.  One question that is commonly asked is the difference between personal assistant and executive assistant – is there one?

Yes – there most certainly is!  And depending on which you are looking for, will affect the applications and in turn the suitability of the candidates.

So what is the difference between personal assistant and executive assistant?

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