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Jo worked at Debrett’s, the arbiters of British etiquette, for over 10 years. She has edited 15 etiquette books. As a Debrett’s Expert Etiquette Tutor, she has taught groups and individuals from all over the world.

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Jo has over a decade of media experience. She regularly appears on national television and radio, provides expert comment and advice for newspapers and magazines, and writes a variety of editorial articles.



She is an accomplished public speaker has given talks on modern etiquette at leading conferences and public events. Jo has experience of working with both large public audiences and smaller workshop groups.

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Jo has extensive experience of working with and representing brands as both an ambassador and PR spokesperson, from radio days and television appearances to press release contributions and editorial support.

etiquette services

private tutoring and workshops

public speaking and talks

editorial contributions

expert comment

TV and radio appearances

PR support

work with jo
An empress of etiquette
The Telegraph
The country's leading manners expert
Daily Express
Miss Manners herself
Alan Titchmarsh

areas of expertise

Digital Manners and Email Etiquette

British Protocols and Social Customs

Table Manners and Dining Etiquette

Afternoon Tea Etiquette and Traditions

Greetings, handshakes and social kissing

Posture, Poise and Deportment

Engagements, Wedding Planning and Etiquette

Funerals, Christenings and Milestone Events

Formal Events, Toasts and Speeches

Body Language and First Impressions

Letter-Writing and Stationery

Dress Codes: White Tie, Black Tie, Morning Dress


Read published articles and blogs



Quotes and contributions in print

wedding services

Wedding Companion

Pay-as-you-go Planning Advice

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Aisle Style

Bridal Workshops & Hen Parties

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