What Type of Nanny Do You Need?

What Type of Nanny Do You Need?

Understanding each family’s specific needs are necessary in order to match the perfect nanny. What are the ages of the children? Would a nanny specializing in education and tutoring be ideal? Does the family travel extensively? Do the children need full-charge care? Would a high-energy nanny that can keep up with busy schedules be best? Or would your children thrive with a calm, quiet presence? Do you employ other staff in your home and need a team player, or a nanny that works best autonomously and knows what to do with little direction?

Does Your Home Need a Private Chef?

Does Your Home Need a Private Chef?

A private chef’s overall responsibility is to prepare meals for an individual or family. They may live-in with the family to provide on-call service or plan weekly meals according to a set schedule. A common schedule for a private chef is to work mid-morning to evening in the home preparing lunch, dinner and breakfast for the next day. A private chef will also be essential in planning any hosting event in the home and able to implement their expertise in meal planning and execution.

How to Find a High Quality Housekeeper

How to Find a High Quality Housekeeper

Two key factors in determining a housekeeper’s quality is their prior experience and references. When meeting potential candidates for BAHS, we look for any experience in fine, formal homes or 5-Star hotels. A good housekeeper is familiar with fine furnishings, antiques and artwork. Their level of experience with wardrobe care is a good indicator of how well-acquainted a housekeeper is with a formal home.

Hire an Estate Manager With British American Household Staffing

Hire an Estate Manager With British American Household Staffing

Are you upgrading your home? Relocating? Restructuring? Here are some simple guidelines to help you see that your residence runs as smoothly as possible. 

Running a home is like setting up a small business. The same structure, hiring, and operational complexities are involved when it comes to domestic staffing. As a business needs its CEO, the first thing your household needs is the Estate Manager.