So what is a Butler? What is ‘The Butler Way’ ? Is it a frame of mind, a definable set of skills or perhaps an ideal to pursue, a Holy Grail of excellence? Moreover is the ‘Butler Way’ something to be striven for by domestic staff alone or is it rather an ethos to which [...]
In a Butler Bureau podcast some time ago we spoke to Steven Ferry, the Chairman of the International Institute of Modern Butlers and asked him what he felt was the going rate for a newly trained Butler entering domestic service.