Laura Akano

Modern Etiquette lessons for Adults and Children

"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot"

Clarence Thomas

Private Online Training Available

Private online training is available for Children, Teenagers and adults. Topics will be selected in consultation with the client's preference.

  • Investment for a one-hour Children's private tutorial is £90.00, additional hours will be charged at £80.00
  • Investment for a one-hour private tuition for a teenager is £90.00, additional hours will be charged at £80.00
  • Investment for a one-hour private tuition for an adult from £120.00.

Please contact us for group prices.

Etiquette Experts

Polished Manners has a growing reputation of teaching manners and etiquette with a modern edge. Classes are delivered in a practical and interactive way with lots of role play and an emphasis on it’s relevance in society today.

Training to suit you

If you desire a high level of expertise in etiquette coaching and training, Polished Manners are proud to say we offer just that. All across the UK, we create teaching programmes to suit our clients' needs. Our curriculum has been written and compiled with guidance from several experienced global etiquette experts.

We provide both group and individual training; contact our team today.

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The Polished Effect Course last Saturday, was a fun day in an elegant setting. Thank you to the fantastic group of ladies who made my job so easy. They were a very engaged group of students who really  wanted to learn and are investing in their personal development.  The energy in the room throughout the day was great.⁣
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Thank you Isobel kershaw @thestylistlondon for a brilliant masterclass in styling and branding.⁣
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Thank you @the_landmark_london for helping to ensure the event ran smoothly and for the delicious meal and refreshment served.⁣
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Here is an excerpt from one of the testimonials received. "I just wanted you to know that today was amazing. You are such a great teacher and although I was quite shy at first, thinking I was going to be judged, your aura and the environment really allowed me to relax. I would love to leave you a five star review! Please let me know where I can do this".⁣
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Ladies, the next course is in February 2022⁣, would you like to attend? Please send me a dm to receive information about the course.
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☀️ Happy Monday - how will you spend your day today ?

It’s half term in the UK. Are you running any clubs or activities for young people during half term? 

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Our upbringing and environment often influences our character and shape our behaviour.  Which  of these attributes do you think is most important?  Please do share your opinion.

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When you’re at work or in the office, if you’re making a cup of coffee or something warm to drink, do you offer to do the same for others ? 

It’s National Coffee Day in the U.S. today - here are some coffee etiquette tips for you to consider: 

- if you’re making a cup, be generous, you could ask if anyone else wants a cup of coffee.
- if you’re the last person to use the remaining filtered coffee, put on another pot. 
- clear up any granules of coffee or sugar, from the area.

Would you add any more tips ? 

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Good morning 😊 Pause. Think. What are you grateful for?