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Wedding Butler Service Feedback | Molteno wedding

By Butler Academy



Dear all, My wife and I got married just outside Stellenbosch on the 29 October, and your Butlers were in service at the wedding. Both of us have wanted to say how amazed and impressed we were, with the outstanding service. From beginning to end, the butlers were absolutely impeccable and on-the-ball. ...


Newton Cross (Principal) & Tracey Lange (Hear 104.9 FM) with Huisgenoot #HGWENK

By Butler Academy



We are extremely proud of our Principal elevating the standards. Every Thursday Newton Cross (Butler Academy Principal and International Butler Trainer) joins Tracey Lange on Heart 104.9FM for "dos & don't`s", a first class radio program all about Etiquette, Modern Rules and lessons to live by. Now a new collaboration with Huisgenoot ...


Really amazing website for you to enjoy

By Butler Academy



We love sharing, here is a nice website for you to use and read through. Lots of tips!   10 Principles of Organizing That Work in Every Room


Training Reference Mosaic Sanctuary Hermanus

By Butler Academy



Dear Butler Academy   Let me take this opportunity to thank you and Kasandra for the utmost professionalism that was shown during the training course held at Mosaic. Your enthusiasm and dedication goes a long way. I want to commend you for all your efforts and appreciate your attention to detail. You ...


Stay motivated all the time!

By Butler Academy



Surround yourself with positivity! It may seem obvious, but surrounding yourself with positivity is undoubtedly the best way to achieve your goals. Although true motivation comes largely from within, positive people and experiences do make you feel good about your decisions and ultimately will help encourage you to stay motivated. Share ...


Keep the property safe

By Butler Academy



“The more people in the mix, the more precautions need to be put in place,” This is an important topic on the Estate and Manor Magazine Website. Here are some tips: Keep a well-stocked First Aid Kit (we recommend first aid household training) , Understand an emergency procedure (design a protocol ...


Morning Grace? Evening Grace?

By Butler Academy



The term Grace in Butler vocabulary means routine! There are just no words to describe the robotics of this routine. Drawing the curtain, switching off the lights, setting the alarm, make the coffee, switch on the kettle, feed the dogs, water the plants, open the gates etc... So remember Morning ...


Net & Gross Salary? The difference…

By Butler Academy



Salary is often loosely used to mean Net Salary. Net Salary is your take home pay and it is what you get after all statutory deductions have been made. Gross Salary is your basic salary + Additions. Basic Salary is fixed; it is an agreed amount paid regularly at a fixed date usually monthly.


Personal Assistant

By Butler Academy



An Executive Personal Assistant works directly with the principal on all aspects of running their business and personal calendars. They also liaise between household staff and office staff on behalf of the principal. An Executive Personal Assistant may be required to manage some vendors (e.g. office supplies, florists, hair/makeup artist, etc…), ...


Wearable devices are more than just a major trend

By Butler Academy



Wearable devices are more than just a major trend in the hospitality industry, they are a standard. From smartwatches that unlock guest rooms to smart bands that act as tickets; this technology provides incredible insight into understanding guest patterns, behaviors and desires.