'Perfection is what American women expect to find in their husbands ... but English women only hope to find in their butlers.' (Somerset Maugham)
A variety of tasks could occupy your butler's day, and might be as varied as checking "Sir/Modom's" clothes for possible dry cleaning, polishing shoes, arranging car servicing or ensuring flowers are fresh. Today it is all about busy people and making their Homes, Yachts and Lifestyles run as smoothly as possible with professionalism and the utmost discretion.
As one butler describes it “Generally you’re there to make their life comfortable and easy. In some houses you do a bit of housework, in others you do errands. In a staffed home you manage the other employees.