"Manny" is a male version of a female nanny. Mannies perform the same child care duties as a female nanny, with the only difference being gender. Some families specifically look for male nannies as they feel their children will benefit from having a male role models in the home. Single moms, or female couples may want regular male influence to spend time with their male children. Male nannies may bring different qualities into childcare in comparison to female nanny. If you are looking for a childcare provider with specific traits or with knowledge or talents in specific areas, a "manny" may be exactly what you are looking for.
The employer is responsible for paying the mannies tax and national insurance. Can be arranged via nannytax.co.uk