29 Mar '15, 1pm

‘You can fake a Rolex or a bag, you can’t fake a butler’

‘You can fake a Rolex or a bag, you can’t fake a butler’

The world’s wealthiest people are making Britain their home. And with them comes a new breed of fixers and staff whose job it is to ensure that their billionaire bosses want for nothing Sara Rahmani, 35, first arrived in London 18 years ago as an au pair from Sweden. Her mother, a teacher, brought her up single-handed after her father walked out when she was two. “I went to work for a British family who were extremely wealthy,” she says. “The wife was a banker. They took me under their wing and introduced me to a life I’d never seen or known.” Word got out about the family’s “discreet”, “dignified” and “unflappable” au pair (key qualities in servants, she will later tell me). “Their friends said, ‘Can we have one like you?’ ”

Full article: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/magazine/article4391562.ece...

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