Care on the cheap
The 21st Century Housekeeping report published by insurance firm Norwich Union, found that the 2.7 million households who employ homehelp pay an average of pound;3.64 an hour for
nannies and child-carers, compared to pound;4.85 for cleaners and pound;6.46 for gardeners. In total,
Britons now spend more than pound;9 billion a year on domestic help.