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Domestic Staffing Specialists

As the leading domestic staffing agency in the UK,
We understand that hiring domestic staff is about discovering the ideal lifestyle match for you.

Private staff sourced by specialists.

Competence, ability, loyalty and dedication – combined with a positive attitude – all of these attributes are essential in exceptional private staff.

Our nearly 4,000 committed staff members are ready to help in domestic roles.

Featured In The Press

We embrace holistic development and support a range of opportunities for employees with the aim of being a first-choice employer within our industry sectors.

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There is no such thing as the best private staff – just the best match for you.

Exceptional Private Staff

Irving Scott

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Fully vetted by our experts

Years of experience across private residences

Close relationships with candidates and principals

Concierge Services

Multilingual staff

Global clients around the world

4,000+

Candidates on our books

98.7+

Customer Satisfaction

10+

Years Experience

500+

Private Clients

Exceptional private staff for your residence.

We understand that hiring private staff is about employers discovering the best match and opportunities for you.

Nearly 4,000 candidates have registered as staff.

Our bespoke service is built around understanding people.

Highest Calibre

Of course, the private domestic staff, family office staff, housekeepers and household staff we provide are of the highest calibre through our experience in sourcing and vetting professionals. You would expect no less from a boutique domestic staffing agency that prides itself on attention to detail.

The right match for you

What makes us special is understanding the right match for our experienced team and you discerning clients – this means understanding the people involved, through constant communication, advice and industry insights. We are approachable, taking the time to get to know people and building relationships. Every client is special, which is why we provide a dedicated service with one-to-one attention.

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About Us | Irving Scott | Private Staff

Domestic Staff Agency London

Our Story

Irving Scott was a business started by a mother and son team. We decided to set up Irving Scott as a boutique domestic staffing agency more responsive to clients’ needs.

We noticed that domestic staffing agencies were simply not providing the bespoke service and attention to detail that was needed.

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“Whether you are a client searching for talented, reliable, well-rounded candidates, or a candidate searching for your ideal role, Irving Scott will go above and beyond for you every time. They will find the perfect match. And that’s a promise.”

We noticed that domestic staffing agencies were not providing the bespoke service and attention to detail that was needed.

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Insights

Read through our extensive list of articles and blog posts with unique detail on domestic staffing and what may be right for your household staffing recruitment.

We noticed that domestic staffing agencies were not providing the bespoke service and attention to detail that was needed for private households.

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Salary Guide

A household employee’s salary is usually based on two factors: the amount of experience the candidate brings to the position and the range of duties included in the job description. The location of the role (London, countryside or international office) is also a contributing factor for defining a pay package.

We noticed that domestic and international staffing agencies were not providing the bespoke service and attention to detail that was needed.

Happy clients since 2013.

London Domestic Staffing

We're proud that our service is second to none. Here's what our clients have to say about what we do.

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Testimonials

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Have a question?

Regarding tax issues, the employer is legally responsible to put the candidate on payroll in private households.

However, this can vary, for example in instances of private households where the candidate remains self-employed, depending on the hours worked per week and household itself.

Please consult your tax advisor for specific instructions pertaining to your household.

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

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

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

No, we do not require that any candidate should pay a fee or be charged in any way for professional agency services, as we offer a fair, equitable and genuine service for both candidates and clients.

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

There is no such thing as the best private staff – just the best match for you.

Please feel free to contact us using the details below. We enjoy communicating with people and getting to know them better.

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