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.

USVI: The New Hub of Wealthy Entrepreneurs

When discussing Private Staffing we often think about renowned cities such as London, New York and Geneva! I had a small window in which to chat to Anthony Mauro, CEO of Adventurepreneur Escapes based in St Croix, US Virgin Islands to chat about his business and the staff which are most commonly …

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10 Benefits of Flying by Private Jet

Efficiency, privacy and flexibility. These are just some of the reasons why flying private jet has become so popular over recent years. While many commercial airliners do offer great business or first class service, there is the domestic seating and numerous time wasters that leave more to be desired. Whether …

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What’s the Right Private Jet for Your Flight?

Choosing the appropriate private aircraft is an important decision. From light jets to heavy jets, from comfort and luxury to speed and convenience; there is a wide array of options when it comes to selecting the private jet that fits your needs. Just relax and make sure that your operator …

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The Butler – knowhow specialist and bartender

The word « Butler » comes from the old Anglo-Normann «Buteler» or sometimes written «Butelier» which again comes from the old French word: «Bottelier»  – The person responsible for the serving of bottles, wine cellar upkeep, logistics and  beverage in a household. Today the title is probably a bit more differentiated, still, …

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Simple Fall Checklist for Private and Domestic Staff

As we enter the Fall season, it is a good time to take stock of your personal, private, domestic and business staff members. Key questions and reviews include: Grading their performance by most important responsibilities Conducting a performance review How and where do they spend their time? What would I …

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Uniform – Visualizing Your Business

Does a uniform have anything to do with service and good service-deliveries? Maybe not directly, but certainly important for the guest-experience and in the whole service-work picture. Uniforms shows belonging, statement and should always be worn with pride! In the military and on ships for instance, it is always easy …

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The Magic behind an Estate Garden

What do top gardens do when working on an estate

Managing the Horticulture on a private estate comes with a huge level of responsibility. It is often played down by most, but the reality is somewhat very different. Estate and Manor magazine caught up with Carl Donnelly who specialises in the Management of Horticultural design and maintenance on private estates. …

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Working as a Governess for a VIP Family

What do you think of when you hear the word, Governess? Does your mind wander to Thornfield Hall and the straight laced, prim and plain Jane Eyre? Do you think of Mary Poppins flying in with her magical umbrella to bring order to two unruly children? The Governess has become …

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