Awards, Features & Media
Polo & Tweed are regularly featured in the media and press. We’ve also been awarded prestigious titles from awarding bodies – giving us the recommendation of a leading recruitment and training company.
Lucy Challenger, CEO & Founder of Polo & Tweed, has just been awarded the Top 10 Most Influential People in Staffing & Recruiting, 2023 by CIO Views Magazine.
It is a true honour to have received the award. We are proud to share these achievements.
Lucy Challenger, CEO & Founder of Polo & Tweed, has just been awarded the Top 10 Empowering Women Leaders of 2023 by IndustryEra WomenLeaders.
It is an honour that we were very happy to read and share!
Internet is horrified by co-worker’s unusual lunch: Lucy Challenger, CEO & Founder of Polo & Tweed shares her insight into what NOT to eat in an office environment
Etiquette expert Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed, is mentioned on Mashed explaining how to approach a jelly shot with etiquette.
Lucy Challenger speaks on where etiquette originated and how it is followed in modern times.
Etiquette expert Lucy Challenger explains to viewers in her TikTok on cake etiquette that a birthday cake or layered cake is best eaten with a spoon or fork on its side
Lucy Challenger CEO & founder of Polo & Tweed reveals ‘Here’s the elegant way to eat a doughnut – and it doesn’t involve fingers!’
An etiquette expert has revealed the table manners and dining rules we should all be following whenever we attend a formal dinner – and having good posture is key.
Lucy reveals ‘how one should behave when at the formal dining setting, particularly in British or Western settings’.
In a recent clip, she tackled foods you eat with dips, for example, nachos or crisps, and explained why it is poor form to ‘double dip’ – in other words, dipping food into a sauce before biting it, then re-dipping the same piece.
“Pick up with a thumb and first finger”
Lucy Challenger CEO of Polo & Tweed shares the art of re-gifting and how to avoid an etiquette faux pas.
How do you eat a mince pie? Take satisfying big bites, pick up the crumbs and lick your lips of the sugar dusting, right? Well, apparently not.
AN etiquette guru has revealed how to indulge in a crumbly mince pie while still appearing elegant and sophisticated.
Lucy Challenger has revealed how you can elegantly consume a mince pie in formal British style.
To help families with Christmas dinner preparations this year in the midst of a cost-of-living crisis, FLORA has partnered with etiquette expert Lucy Challenger, for her advice on how families can adapt to a potentially more challenging festive period.
I have personally always been very interested in etiquette. From a very early age, my parents taught me that good manners get you a long way.
Lucy Challenger has shared the sophisticated way to eat cake and explains that with an ice-cream cake, one must use a fork and spoon, where the fork is used to place a hold on the cake piece and the spoon is used to cut a part of it and take it into the mouth.
We are proud to announce that Polo & Tweed have been featured among the country’s top recommended advisers on domestic staff, nannies and nursing in the 2022 #SpearsIndex, a @spearsmagazine annual listing of the best suppliers of all sorts of help for high net worth homes.
Although some viewers on Lucy’s TikTok account question why all these rules are needed, she tells Fabulous that there is a very good reason.
HAVE you ever wondered what you would do if you had to eat a kebab in a formal setting?
Well, you no longer need to as etiquette expert Lucy Challenger reveals the proper conduct when it comes to eating your favourite grub.
Lucy has revealed her way of ensuring she can have a burger whenever she wants, despite them not delivering to her address.
A woman living in the middle of nowhere says she can make a McDonald’s any time thanks to her trick. TikTok user Lucy Challenger has revealed she has a stash of frozen hamburgers in her freezer.
TikTok user Lucy Challenger has revealed that she has a stack of frozen hamburgers in her freezer.
Including why you should never drink the liquid, what cutlery to use and which wine to pair it with
POT NOODLES make the perfect snack for when you’re in a rush or just can’t be bothered to cook.
But it turns out there is a proper way to eat them – and it doesn’t involve drinking the delicious broth.
How a housekeeping agency born out of maternity leave, has harnessed the power of social media to bring the homes and offices of the wealthy some unexpected recruitment relief…..
If you were given a Kit Kat in a formal British dining setting, an etiquette expert has revealed how to eat it in style.
Although it’s challenging to resist the urge to devour a cake in front of you, an elegant lady must restrain herself.
Viral video: Etiquette expert shows the ‘posh way’ to eat KitKat – you don’t have to keep knife and fork ready
Etiquette Expert Shows The Posh Way To Eat A Kit Kat.
But this time she is getting featured in the Daily Mail after revealing the correct way to eat a KitKat
Have you been eating your favorite deserts the correct way…
We know Lucy has been but have you?
Revealing the correct way to introduce yourself to new people and how to avoid a common awkward faux pas.
Lucy Challenger was featured on Dublin FM104 talking about her journey to becoming an Etiquette expert
An etiquette expert has revealed the posh way to respond to someone who asks you a question while you are chewing.
She said: ‘If you’re eating, and midchew, someone asks you a question, what should you do?
We are pleased to announce that our CEO and Founder Lucy has been Awarded ’10 Best Ceo’s of 2022′.
Well done Lucy!
THERE’S nothing better than biting into a juicy burger, but one etiquette expert has raised eyebrows with what she says is the ‘right’ way to eat one.
While many of us wouldn’t hesitate to tuck in using our hands, Lucy Challenger has revealed how you should actually be eating your burger if you are at a posh dinner.
EATING pizza can obtain unpleasant, specifically if you such as to obtain embedded it utilizing your hands.
Yet according to a rules specialist, there is a right means we must be consuming our pizza and also it likewise conserves a great deal of mess also.
London and Berkshire-based etiquette expert Lucy Challenger, 38, said that even Italians find it perfectly acceptable to eat a pizza with a knife and fork, cutting small, bitesize pieces.
An etiquette expert has demonstrated the “fancy” technique to eat a pizza using cutlery during a “formal” dining setting.
“Start from the centre, and then with a zigzag motion, cut through the pizza, and repeat to create a neat size triangle.” “To eat, you need to work from the smallest point of the triangle to the crust.”
Lucy Challenger, from London, shared a now-viral TikTok video explaining how to eat the Italian dish, leaving viewers shocked.
The Etiquette expert sparks debate by revealing the elegant way to eat pizza, stating that you should always use a knife and fork and work your way from the smallest point of the triangle to the crust.
The Daily Mail has featured London and Berkshire-based, Lucy Challenger, the founder and CEO of high-end Mayfair agency Polo and Tweed, which sources employees for uber-wealthy clients. Lucy gave her top tips for how you would go about eating pizza in a formal British setting.
Eating pizza can get messy, especially if you like to get stuck in it using your hands. But according to an etiquette expert, Lucy Challenger, there is a correct way we should be eating our pizza and it also saves a lot of mess too.
Our CEO and Founder Lucy Challenger has recently gone viral for sharing the correct etiquette on how to eat pizza correctly in a formal dining setting.
What to wear to a funeral is a question no one wants to ask but is a situation many of us find ourselves in.
Lucy Challenger spoke to ATV Today about what a 21st century butler does!
Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed was invited to appear on Irish AM TV to discuss the regency etiquette, with the imminent launch of Bridgerton Series 2. She spoke about the expectation for women in the Regency era, and how not to bring shame upon themselves or their families!
Lucy Challenger goes Viral in Australian Luxury Lifestyle Magazine, The Market Herald.
Mary-Puppins wanted €550-a-week dog nanny.
London Family Offering €550 A Week To Babysit Their Dog.
Lucy Challenger talks to The Telegraph about the demand for Norland Nannies.
Royal and etiquette expert and Polo & Tweed CEO Lucy Challenger gives ATV Today a fascinating insider’s guide into the manners and mores of Regency times.
Couple searching for dog nanny to look after their French Bulldog for £500 a week
‘I teach manners to teens on TikTok – like how to walk in heels and eat fancy meals’
“Luxury Tips to Fit Into High Society are Viral”.
Lucy Challenger is featured in the Spanish newspaper, Loving Valencia.
Etiquette influencers are going viral on TikTok. CEO and Founder of Polo & Tweed, Lucy Challenger was featured in Yahoo News for her TikToks. She shares etiquette tips on how to eat, socialize, and live in high society.
Etiquette expert Lucy Challenger reveals top tips to spot a ‘fake’ love interest.
CEO and Founder of Polo & Tweed, has taken to TikTok to teach Gen Z users the essential manners and etiquette they need to fit in with the upper echelon of society.
Award Winning Premium Lifestyle Website, Luxury Launches shares Lucy Challenger’s Breaking News Story!
They talked about what we do here at Polo & Tweed, how we help our clients, the training we offer, and Lucy’s top British etiquette tips!
Lucy and Ben were featured on Maker and Son’s Instagram page showing their amazingly comfortable sofa – we love it, and it looks like the pups do too!
“There has been no better professional time to be a nanny than this,” says Challenger.
“There are seriously dirty tactics going on,” Lucy Challenger, founder of upmarket nanny agency Polo and Tweed, told the Brinkwire.
Parents are poaching nannies with £70,000 salaries and luxury cars, nanny agency founder reveals.
Lucy Challenger talks nanny poaching. “Londoners are resorting to dirty tactics to steal each other’s child-minders”.
According to Challenger: “The Cotswolds is hot property at the moment. Everywhere like Chipping Norton, Stow-on the Wold, Lower Slaughter, all round this area we have a huge amount of families re-locating.”
The ultra-rich are suffering severe staff shortages on the back of Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in beds remaining unmade and soirees being cancelled.
CEO of Polo & Tweed, Lucy Challenger speaks to the Mail Online about why Americans can’t resist a Cotswolds Christmas!
Lucy Challenger talks to The Times about the dilemma facing the 0.01%
Lucy Challenger, founder of domestic recruiter Polo and Tweed in Mayfair, London, said a majority of their candidates are from outside of the UK and many have returned to their home countries because of Brexit or the pandemic.
Wealthy family-of-four are seeking a ‘skilled and confident driver’ to earn £46,000 a year working as their private chauffeur in Marbella – and there’s opportunity to travel!
CEO and Etiquette Expert Lucy Challenger speaks to GoodtoKnow about what to wear at a wedding.
Our Head Trainer Alex went to a beautiful listed cottage in Henley-on-Thames to help it become an Air BnB Super Host!
Polo & Tweed’s viral domestic couple role in the Bahamas goes viral in Brazilian newspaper Gente News.
CEO of Polo & Tweed, Lucy Challenger spoke to The Telegraph about the ‘Demand for ultra-skilled nannies and kids members’ clubs surges post-lockdown’.
Polo & Tweed’s “dream job” was mentioned in the Irish newspaper RSVP Live: Dream job alert! You get paid to live on the Bahamas with access to a private jet and they’ll pay you over €100,000.
Polo & Tweeds’ viral Bahamas role was mentioned by EXPLICA.CO: They are looking for a couple who want to take care of the island in the Bahamas for $ 120,000 a year.
The CEO of Polo & Tweed, Lucy Challenger has been recognised by CEO monthly with the Most Influential Boutique Recruitment CEO, 2021. Well done Lucy and the whole team at Polo & Tweed.
Polo & Tweed’s viral domestic couple role in the Bahamas was mentioned by The Hilltop News: They are looking for a partner to take care of the island; Pay millions of pesos
Polo & Tweed’s viral Bahamas role was featured in another Indian news article: Wanted A Life Like Bunny From YJHD? This Job Is Paying ₹1Cr To Be On An Exotic Island
Polo & Tweed’s viral job role was featured yet again in another Indian news article: This Family Will Pay You Rs 1 Crore to Look After Their Estate in the Bahamas.
Republic World, an Indian newspaper mentioned Polo & Tweed’s viral job role: A Bahamas Family Is Offering A Dream $120k Caretaker Job For Their Homes With Insane Perks
Polo & Tweed’s viral travelling domestic couple role was featured by London News Today: A family looking for a couple to manage a private island in the Bahamas for £ 90,000 a year.
Dream job alert! Super rich family offer one lucky couple $120k to look after their private Bahamas island. The Daily Mail mentions Polo & Tweed’s viral domestic couple role.
Yahoo mentioned Polo & Tweed’s dream domestic couple role: £90,000 to work on a private island in the Bahamas? Oh go on, then.
Polo & Tweed’s viral domestic couple job was mentioned in the Pakistani newspaper ARY News: A wealthy family is recruiting a couple to look after their private island in return for a handsome remuneration of over Rs19 million per annum in Bahamas.
Polo & Tweed’s’ unusual’ domestic couple role was mentioned by Malta’s 89.7 Bay news: An Unusual Vacancy Opened For $120,000 A Year To Look After Private Island In The Bahamas!
American news article from Florida News Times mentioned Polo & Tweed: Luxury recruitment agency based in Mayfair, London, promises “experienced domestic couples” salaries of up to £ 90,000.
Polo & Tweed’s viral domestic couple role in the Bahamas was mentioned by the American newspaper Opera News.
Spanish newspaper Lavanguardia mentioned Polo & Tweed’s viral job: Looking for a couple to take care of a paradise island in the Bahamas for 100,000 euros a year.
Thai newspaper Catdumb, mentioned Polo & Tweed’s viral domestic couple role: With an annual wage of over 3.7 million baht !
Indians in Gulf newspaper featured Polo & Tweed’s viral domestic couple role: One lucky couple will be paid Rs 88 lakh per year to look after a private island in the Bahamas.
Polo & Tweed’s domestic couple role in the Bahamas was mentioned in the Malaysian newspaper Kosmo: A wealthy family is offering a job as a domestic manager offering £ 90,000 a year (RM515,574).
Polo & Tweed were mentioned by Danish newspaper Dagens: Rich family looking for boyfriend and girlfriend for a true dream job: 750,000 kroner a year to live in a holiday paradise.
Albania newspaper JOQ mentioned Polo & Tweed’s viral domestic couple role in the Bahamas.
Argentinian newspaper Clarín featured Polo & Tweed’s ‘Ideal Job’: $ 120,000 a year to a couple to care for a private island in the Bahamas.
Polo & Tweed’s popular Travelling Domestic Couple role in the Bahamas was mentioned by The Independent: A super-rich family is looking for a couple to work as live-in cleaners at luxury properties in the Bahamas and Florida.
Irish newspaper Buzz.ie featured Polo & Tweed’s viral domestic couple role: A wealthy family are looking to pay a ‘travelling domestic couple’ $120,000 (€100k) a year to take over the domestic management of their household on their private island in the Bahamas.
Polo & Tweed were mentioned by 20 Minutos, a Spanish newspaper: 100,000 euros per year to a couple who take care of a private island in the Bahamas.
Polo & Tweed were mentioned by InfoNet: The lucky couple will receive $ 120,000, equivalent to about 2.7 billion VND a year to look after the island in the Bahamas.
Polo & Tweed were mentioned by 24 Sata, a Croatian newspaper: Dream job? The rich are looking for a couple to run their island in the Bahamas, paying 753 thousand kn.
UNILAD features Polo & Tweed’s dream domestic couple role: A rich family are looking to pay a ‘travelling domestic couple’ $120,000 a year to look after their private island in the Bahamas.
A wealthy family in the Bahamas is looking for a couple to look after their private island in return for a handsome remuneration of $1,20,000 (Rs 88 lakhs) a year.
Polo & Tweed’s domestic couple role was mentioned on Ladbible’s Instagram which gained over 250,000 likes!
Have mop, will travel: cleaners sought on private island in the Bahamas. The Times features Polo & Tweed’s viral domestic couple role!
The METRO spoke to Lucy Challenger, about her company’s dream vacancy in the Bahamas. ‘This really is a once-in-a-lifetime position. So much so that the client laughingly told me that he was tempted to apply for the job himself”.
We are delighted to announce that Female First awarded Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed, Podcast of the Week!
Shining a spotlight on The Voice of Luxury, hosted by domestic recruiter company Polo & Tweed CEO Lucy Challenger, the series offers a dramatic and unique glimpse into the life of those who usually keep their goings-on behind very high-gated communities.
Could YOU work for the world’s richest families? Put your life on hold and be ready to jump on a private jet with 30 minutes’ notice or babysit a diamond-clad dog, says high-end agency CEO (but you could earn £90,000 a year). The Mail Online Features Polo & Tweed, and CEO, Lucy Challenger
Sure beats a gym! ‘VIP’ Qatari family seek ‘discreet’ female personal trainer to live and train at the palace and join them on holidays – all for a £120,000 TAX FREE annual salary.
Mayfair provided much of the inspiration for the Netflix blockbuster Bridgerton, which has, in turn, sparked a revival of the Regency lifestyle. Jonathan Whiley spoke to Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed, about the Bridgerton Effect. Jump to page 16!
Are you being served? A day in the Life of a Domestic Help Goddess – an exclusive article from Country & Town House into Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed and behind the scenes in her daily company life.
Luxe Bible, the Digital Magazine, featured Polo & Tweed’s top tips for a luxurious Valentine’s Day. A perfect way to make Valentine’s Day a special occasion.
My West London Life spoke to Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed about her top regency etiquette tips – what to do, and what not to do in polite society!
Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed, spoke to The Mail Online about the fascinating world of regency etiquette.
The Mail Online spoke to Lucy Challenger to hear about how the high net worth families are coping with lockdown and the demand for online tuition
Coronavirus: Nannies in demand to help with home schooling featured in today’s Australian about Lucy Challenger and Polo & Tweed
Tempus Magazine asked for an exclusive interview. In-house insight: a look at the modern butler with Polo & Tweed CEO and founder Lucy Challenger
The Sun featured Polo & Tweed and Lucy Challenger, on the bizarre rules of Regency Etiquette following the launch of Bridgerton on Netflix.
Jo Good, from BBC Radio London interviewed Polo & Tweed’s CEO Lucy Challenger on the rise of temporary and short term hires during the world pandemic and the national lockdown. Lucy and Jo spoke about the demands on nannies and what it’s like for Lucy with her own child and nanny.
The Times interviewed Lucy Challenger about the rising demand for nannies during the world pandemic. Two wonderful nannies were also interviewed and their photos made print!
Household staff are vital for a stress-free lockdown, and the ultra-rich pay a premium for the best. Polo & Tweed gave an exclusive to The Telegraph about how the domestic staffing industry has been affected by the world pandemic. You can read the article (behind a paywall here)
Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed, along with some of the fabulous candidates on the books, made headline news today with the Daily Mail.
Back in the press with The Daily Mail sharing one of Polo & Tweed’s top job with their readers!
We are often tasked with finding incredible jobs for our lovely candidates. The Sun newspaper shared one of our top jobs with their readers!
Epicurean Life magazine gave an exclusive interview with CEO and founder Lucy Challenger. Discussing luxury placements and the right way to find household staff.
The Sun Newspaper featured Polo & Tweed and our CEO Lucy Challenger, on how domestic recruitment is still surging despite the world pandemic!
Despite 2020 being the most unusual year we’ve ever faced – we are delighted to be awarded Most Outstanding Luxury Domestic Staffing Agency 2021 by Corp Today
Luxuria Lifestyle Magazine featured Polo & Tweed in a wonderful article about their company and wor
LBC Radio caught up with CEO Lucy Challenger, to discuss the work she and her team are doing to help put people back in jobs.
The Week Magazine featured our CEO Lucy Challenger on the front cover, with an article about the work Polo & Tweed were doing.
The Daily Mail featured Polo & Tweed on the plight of the rich during the lockdown.
The Times Newspaper again featured Polo & Tweed with how their clients are hiring live-in Chef’s to help support their households.
The Mail+ interviewed Sam, one of our Polo & Tweed trainers – learning skills for Butlering and home service over the lockdown. A wonderful video story.
Wire Fax News featured Polo & Tweed’s Lockdown story.
The Daily Mail interviewed Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed for an insight into how the super-rich are coping during the lockdown.
We were delighted to be heavily featured in the Times Newspaper.
Polo & Tweed were featured by the Socialist Worker newspaper
Imagine losing staff who buff Aston Martins? The Irish Examiner featured Polo & Tweed to their readers.
Polo & Tweed were interviewed and featured in Metro Newspaper both online and in print.
An exclusive interview with The Telegraph – the online article features a video used in our worldwide online training.
A royal-approved cleaner on how to clean your home. Learn the expert tips from Polo & Tweed in our exclusive interview with Tatler Magazine.
The Metro Magazine featured Polo & Tweed CEO Lucy Challenger and her husband, retired Olympic Athlete Ben Challenger
Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed was interviewed on the Talk Radio Show.
Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed was interviewed by Matt and Mollie on the BBC Radio 1 show.
Polo & Tweed were featured in the Executive Grapevine – a daily insight from business leaders. Lucy Challenger, the CEO gives her insight into the recruitment industry.
Our CEO Lucy Challenger was awarded the most influential CEO 2020 in the United Kingdom – a wonderful honour to be presented with!
Polo & Tweed have been awarded the Best in Staffing & Recruiting Solutions 2020 by Corp Today Magazine as part of their 2020 Global Business Awards. A fabulous way to kick off 2020.
The CEO of Polo & Tweed has been recognised by CEO monthly with the Most Influential Boutique Recruitment CEO, 2019. Well done Lucy and the whole team at Polo & Tweed
Polo & Tweed have made the final in the international business of the year 2019 by FSB Business Awards. We want to thank the whole team for their hard work and dedication.
Polo & Tweed have been recognised as leading experts in domestic service by SME Business Elite 2019. We are honoured to be awarded this title!
Polo & Tweed are delighted to be finalists in the prestigious Best New Business Awards 2019. The finalists of 12 prestigious companies – who will take the coveted title home?
Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed, along with her head housekeeper trainer Tracey, were interviewed for the latest documentary aired on Channel 5 – ‘Secrets of the Royal Servants’. Lucy and Tracey told some behind the scenes secrets of staff working within the Royal Household.
Polo & Tweed have been awarded Best Recruitment Agency 2019, by the Global Business Insight Awards Panel.
Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed was awarded two prestigious awards in 2018. Boutique Recruitment CEO of the Year – UK & Best Hospitality Staffing & Recruitment Boutique – UK
Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed was awarded two prestigious awards in 2018. Recruitment CEO of the Year 2018 – United Kingdom & Best Woman-Run Luxury Service Recruitment Agency
Polo & Tweed have been regularly featured in Absolutely Mama, both in print and online.
Luxurious Magazine interviewed our CEO Lucy Challenger, about her work with Polo & Tweed
Polo & Tweed regularly write guest articles and are featured in the Family Office Magazine.
Polo & Tweed, and their CEO Lucy Challenger were featured in the Eamonn and Ruth How the Other Half Lives TV show. Lucy and her Butler taught Eamonn the art of Silver Service!
Polo & Tweed filmed Lucy Challenger and her recruitment team were featured finding a lovely client a new nanny.
Mansion Global featured our CEO Lucy Challenger, in learning about the super yacht world and the staff who work on board.
Red Letter Days promote our ‘Butler for the day’ experiences for their clients around the world.
Go Banking Rates discussed how to see the new year in, and Polo & Tweed were mentioned in hiring event staff.
Polo & Tweed were featured in the print magazine of Eton College
Polo & Tweed were featured in the print magazine of St Mary’s School Ascot
Polo & Tweed attended and exhibited at the 2016 Elite London show.
Polo & Tweed attended and exhibited at the 2016 Prestige London show.
Legalesign invited Polo & Tweed to share their experience on using their services.