Ever thought of hiring a personal assistant? Having one can greatly help you lead a more comfortable and organised life in your home. Some people opt for a part time personal assistant who would probably work for a few hours a day or a week to help in a number of tasks here and there. On the other hand, some may prefer hiring a live-in assistant who will work on a full time basis and charged with more tasks and responsibilities in the home. Also, some employers may prefer hiring the assistant directly while some may use a Domestic Staffing Agency to get the appropriate employee. Whichever way you use to hire one, it is important that you get a trustworthy person, one that you can entrust yourself, family and property to. So, what can exactly cause one to consider hiring a private assistant? Well, the reasons are as varied as the people themselves.

Busy schedule

Some people may consider hiring domestic staff due to the tight schedules and busy lives they lead. Such individuals may be having too much work commitments to an extent that they have little or no time left for attending to family and other matters in their homes. As a result, having someone attend to these matters is the only way out. This becomes necessary especially if there are small children at home. In that case, the personal assistant will help in matters such as signing up the children for their after school classes, organising for their visits to the doctor and organising their birthday parties in addition to other household duties. Once the assistant has shouldered some of these duties, you can now have some quality time probably in the weekends or evenings to spend with your children and other family members.

Changing lifestyle

All of us lead varied lifestyles; also, one’s lifestyle is prone to change at one point or another in life. For instance, one may consider buying a second or even a third home. This change to a ‘bigger’ lifestyle often demands for a personal assistant to help one manage the life.

Managing direct payments

Sometimes, you may need the services of a private assistant to receive and manage payments on your behalf. However, due to the fraud risks involved, care should be taken when hiring such a person to ensure he or she is honest and reliable.

Demanding situations in life

There are certain situations that come into our lives that may necessitate a helping hand. When one cannot lead his or her normal life due to illness or disability, then hiring a domestic staff is worth consideration to help the sick or disabled person lead a comfortable life. Also, a mother who has just given birth may need a helping hand to take care of a few things here and there in the course of her first few weeks after the birth

At HC Bespoke Staff we have experienced Personal Assistants, estate managers, nannies and other qualified domestic staff ready to fill positions in your home