Estate & Manor

Estate & Manor is an online magazine portal which is dedicated to global VIP staffing. Estate & Manor offers readers a glorious insight into the world of working with affluent individuals – All of our contributors are known for their expertise and knowledge in their given industry niche. These areas consist of: Estate Management, Lifestyle Management, Yacht and Jet Crew, Childcare and Education plus many more.

Avec – After Dinner Treats

Nothing is smoother after a nice dinner than a little after-dinner treat. In Scandinavia, we often use the phrase «avec», meaning «with». It’s a French word, and just means that you should enjoy a little glass after dinner, «le petit verre». We have seen it on television and in various …

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How to: Butlers and Wine

​​​​​The wonderful world of wine, there are thousands of grape varieties, producers, connoisseurs, areas and bottles, and then, you have The Butler. The word Butler springs out of the French «Bottelier», the person or officer guarding the royal bottles.  Royal or not, being a professional Butler requires a certain knowledge …

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Hiring a Governess, Private Tutor and Nanny

I am sure that a majority of parents are confused by how many childcare agencies there are.  Many have been operating for years and are well established, while some are relatively new.  The key when choosing a nanny agency to hire a governess, private tutor or nanny, is to choose one that …

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Private Chef or Personal Chef: What’s in a Title?

Clarifying the difference between a private chef and a personal chef I’m a recruiter. In my business terminology matters. Incorrect terminology can lead me down a faulty path as I look to fill positions. Correct terminology provides me with a road map to help my clients achieve their goals. The …

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How to successfully run a Butler team

There is a lot is written when it comes to management; rules, what to do and what not to do, etc. Finding Your way on to the path of management and leadership is a constant learning curve, you will meet recognition, approval and amazement. Management and leadership of today is …

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A Day In The Life Of An Estate Manager

A second generation estate manager Before sharing a day in my life of Principal service, I need to preface several items. I am a second generation estate manager carrying 50 years of wisdom from my Grandfather, and 25 years of my own experiences in Principal service. I operate in a …

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