Taking Stock – Multi-tasking takes on a new dimension.

Gone are the days when the home help was a middle-aged woman in a pinny with a fag hanging out of her mouth. The professionals are moving in. According to recent reports about the state of the millennium household, high-flying City types just can’t do without multitasking cleaners who can do all the regular jobs but come with palmtops and mobiles and that extra feature … their own accountant.

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