The Benefits of Employing a Chauffeur
Often in our busy lives (whether personal or professional), we might find ourselves wishing we could just fit in that extra meeting or one more addition to our diary…if only there were a few more hours in the day!
In order to do more and get to more places, quickly, we need of course, more time: time to plan and organise our trip and this is where a Chauffeur can be hugely beneficial. The headache of finding parking or relying on public transport and the time involved for all that is taken away in an instant.
A professional Chauffeur will possess a great many excellent qualities suited to and required for the role. Above all they must be discrete, dependable and reliable, multi-taskers, well organised and of smart appearance. In addition, they will be knowledgeable regarding the maintenance and handling of luxury cars, flexible in their approach (ie willing to work long hours) and practical with regards to route planning and diary management. This is a multi-faceted, multi-skilled role requiring patience and dedication!
And so, to the benefits, advantages and peace of mind a Chauffeur can bring you:
- Driving: you (and your family) will be picked up, dropped off and collected as arranged. This could for example be short/local trips, longer distance to airports, school runs. You can also entrust them with documents for delivery/pick up and other similar types of errands both personal and for business
- Cars: they will ensure the safety and roadworthiness of your vehicle(s) and are responsible for all aspects of maintenance such as MOT/Services & valeting. They are expected to be knowledgeable regarding the care of prestige (sometimes vintage/classic) vehicles
- Security: some Chauffeurs will be employed for the additional task and responsibility of providing personal security/close protection. This could include travelling abroad with the employer/family and may require a unique & specific skill set. Experienced Chauffeurs are also likely to possess further qualifications such as Advanced Drivers training and certificates that cover defensive driving, skid control and anti-hijack protocol
- Other Duties: some Chauffeur roles may also include undertaking further duties, for example minor household repairs and maintenance and perhaps some pet care
Employing a Chauffeur will undoubtedly make a huge contribution to your daily schedule. It is evident that the time given back to you is invaluable, allowing you the space to be more productive and proactive in managing your day.
More can be found on the’ Chauffeur’ section of the website and to speak to us please call 02074716000