Tuesday , August 15 2017

House Management

Managing Cases of Domestic Staff Theft

Last time I wrote about preventive measures employers should take to minimize the potential for domestic staff theft in their household. This week I am addressing what an employer should do in the event that theft has occurred or there is suspicion thereof. I think this last item is important. …

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Interview With A Caregiver

I met “C” about a decade ago. He came to the office I was working in at the time with a charming lady for whom he was caregiving. There are a few things I recall from our meeting. The first is that I was struck by a male working in …

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The Honourable House Manager: An Interview

I recall when I first spoke with “Sam.” [I am using a pseudonym for the purposes of discretion and maintaining the privacy of the individuals involved in “Sam’s” story] At the time, over 12 years ago, I was working for my previous employer and interviewing House Managers for an important …

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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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