Partner & Family Support

Partners’ careers, childcare and education are key concerns for many relocating families. Current demographic trends mean that some must also take into account the welfare of parents, or other elderly relatives, when considering relocation.

Without adequate partner and family support, employees may refuse the move, or the relocation may fail. This section brings together news, features and practical advice on the full range of employee family support topics.

Winner of the Relocate and Think Global People Awards: 

Excellence in Employee Experience or Family Support

Winner: NetExpat

Latest Partner & Family Support News

Latest Partner & Family Support Features

International Women's Day

Alex Scott talks to Christine Armstrong at HR Technologies UK 2024

Developing your career in an international role

What are the personal attributes needed to thrive and succeed in a global career? Pioneering professional athlete turned broadcaster Alex Scott MBE shared what she has learnt so far with Christine Armstrong at the opening keynote of the HR Technologies conference. Ruth Holmes reports.

Partner Careers

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New research highlights need for more human-centric mobility

A new study by Heather De Cruz-Cornaire into the state of global mobility post-pandemic for REA, a career and relocation coaching service company, concludes that human connection is critical for successful moves.

Permits Foundation News Update – Enabling dual careers in the global workplace

Topics recently explored at roundtables included the importance of pre-move conversations between employers and the family unit, how to help non-married relocating couples, and the changing expectations of the new generation of international dual-career partners.

Mini Factsheets

Introducing our new Mini Factsheet series, designed to help you incorporate global mobility into managing and supporting international teams and grow your people and organisation in new locations.


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Ten lessons for British schools expanding internationally

The international market for British schools is still buoyant. Sally Robinson spoke to leading consultants in the international education sector to find out how UK schools can expand internationally. Ahead of our online International Education & Schools Fair throughout November, here are ten lessons on how to get it right.
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IB, A level and GCSE results 2023: Pass rates fall, but still cause to celebrate

This summer’s exam results season was always going to be challenging for schools, students, parents and universities. Yet around the world, international and independent school students beat the odds to deliver exceptional results and outcomes that put the cohort firmly on the path to success in their future careers.
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Lessons in Wellbeing

Good international schools take the health and wellbeing of their students seriously, writes Ruth Holmes.
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