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Perfect Household Staff are an international recruitment agency who specialise in household management and domestic recruitment. The agency has been trading for over 15 years and is a trusted and respected source of private household staff. The domestic recruitment team search for candidates with a high level of experience, professionalism, attitude and personality to match your requirements and fill your vacancy.

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Would you like to find a job in the domestic staffing industry? Our agency support candidates in securing the best jobs available on a daily basis. Whether you are looking for short term, long term or temporary employment in the domestic sector, our recruiters will go above and beyond to help you. To save time, please read the agency's requirements before registering.

paying staff tax

Do I have to pay tax when employing household staff?

This entirely depends on how many hours per week the candidate will be working for you. We are happy to discuss domestic staff employment rules with you, or please consult your tax advisor.

Am I responsible for tax when employing domestic staff?

Regarding tax issues, the employer is legally the responsible party, rather than the candidate. However this can vary, for example in instances where the candidate remains self-employed and depending on the hours worked per week. Please consult your tax advisor for specific instructions pertaining to your household.

Do domestic employees need to be insured?

We would highly recommend that you implement staff insurance for your chosen household staff candidate. Whilst it rarely needs to be claimed upon, it is a responsible approach that affords great peace of mind.

If we interview domestic staff outside the UK, who pays their TAX?

The client is responsible for all travel expenses pertaining to the candidate employment process overseas. However, our streamlined approach ensures that these remain reasonable and relevant.

Can we organise Interviews in the offices of Perfect Household Staff?

Yes, you are very welcome to hold interviews in our comfortable and well-appointed offices, with prior arrangement; please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Do you carry our DBS (Criminal Records Bureau (CRB)) checks?

Yes, we always carry out checks where necessary and requested as part of our thorough vetting process. For this there is a supplementary fee .

Does the candidate have to pay anything?

No, we do not require that any candidate should pay a fee or be charged in any way, as we offer a fair, equitable and genuine service for both candidates and clients. Find out more about our fees here.

Do you provide any courses for household staff or parenting courses?

Yes, we provide a range of outstanding nanny courses, House Manager Courses, Housekeeper Courses, which have proven invaluable to many attendees. Details of these are available on our website or please contact us:

by email

or by phone 0203 318 4468.

Do you place locally or internationally?

We are an international agency and can source and place candidates anywhere in the world, as per our clients’ requirements.


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For an obligation-free quote or to discuss your requirements in more detail, please contact Perfect Household Staff by clicking here to email or phoning: +44(0)203 318 4468

Alternatively please register with us by clicking on the button below.

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Domestic & Estate Staff

Our experienced recruitment team have placed privet domestic staff for over a decade. We recruit for live in and live out, permanent or temporary staff, covering both full time and part time vacancies. Whether you are looking for a housekeeper, laundress, maid or cook, our recruiters are here to support you during the recruitment process as well as provide employment and payroll solutions following a successful placement.

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Governess, Maternity & Nannies (Childcare)

We have been working with professional childcare providers who are passionate about working with children. Perfect Household Staff started out as Perfect Nanny specialising in multilingual nannies who are prepared to travel internationally, live in or live out position, in permanent, seasonal or temporary childcare roles, sole charge or nanny share.

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Specialist Staff

Whether you are looking for a permanent, seasonal or temporary chef, chauffeur, butler, private security officer, gardener or domestic couples, your search has taken you to the right place. Perfect household staff provide professional, discreet and trustworthy specialist in all of these areas.

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Family Office & Corporate

Whilst providing private domestic recruitment solutions, our team are working with a number of private family offices in placing estate managers, PA’s, EA’s, financial analysts, operations managers, Business and Property Managers.

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Available Domestic Staff