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21 Secrets Fortnum & Mason Staff Won't Tell You

We handle an insane amount of cash.

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4. All of our colleagues are either posh gap year kids...

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They all went to Charterhouse together, and now they’re all working in Fortnum's for a few months before heading off to South East Asia.

6. And the veteran employees know everything

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If someone comes in looking for a diamond-encrusted candle snuffer with a portrait of Queen Victoria carved into the handle, they'll manage to produce one from the back of the stockroom.

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19. We never fully understand what kind of person takes a Fortnum's hamper on a picnic.

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And when someone hands us enough money to cover your monthly rent to pay for one, we want to cry a tiny bit.