The English Manner is the UK’s established etiquette, protocol and household management consultancy. Founded in 2001, The English Manner run seminars, courses and training sessions in many countries and we work alongside both royal and diplomatic households, leading corporations and businesses, schools, universities and individual clients.
Our etiquette and protocol training is extensive. Whether for a deputy-CEO wishing to add unparalleled social skills to gain a competitive edge and a sought-after promotion in the workplace, a corporate partner needing to up their game when it comes to entertaining, or an individual wishing to increase their confidence, knowledge and skills in social settings, our pool of highly knowledgeable expert tutors will assist.
We are retained by several of the world’s largest and most notable private households, estates, yachts and aircraft, providing tailored training solutions and systems on a bespoke basis. Our private client list is strictly confidential but each one of them notes our attention to detail and professionalism. Some of our recent corporate and consumer clients are listed below.
As an extension to our etiquette and household services, The English Manner also offers unique cultural learning programmes throughout the UK and Europe. Through us, discerning groups and individuals access the inaccessible, experiencing the rich heritage, culture and social history Britain and Europe has to offer.
We have a strong and growing international presence with academies in Mumbai, Lagos and Tehran and Jeddah, with representative offices in China and the USA. We have licensees in Australia, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan, with more planned in the near future.
Alexandra Messervy FRSA, formerly of the Royal Household of Her Majesty The Queen, founded the company. Alexandra worked in the Master of the Household’s department and helped plan many high-profile royal events, such as state visits, overseas tours, weddings and christenings. She later went on to consult for the Lucie Clayton College, whose finishing school has now been subsumed into The English Manner.