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

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Spanish city rated best for expats

Valencia has been adjudged the best city in the world to live in for expatriate workers after almost 12,000 expats around the globe expressed their opinions in the latest InterNations survey.

International Women's Day

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Most UK firms unable to apply for visas

Despite job vacancies in the UK outnumbering jobseekers, just a tiny proportion of employers can secure visas for the overseas talent they desperately need according to a new report. International remote working and applying for a sponsor licence as insurance are among solutions proposed.

Partner Careers

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FOCUS: Career Development Programme

FOCUS Info Services is a non-profit organisation which has been working with Global Mobility and HR teams for 40 years.
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International remote working: global mobility’s leading edge?

International remote working is a growth area. As organisations adapt and work out what it means for them, Crown World Mobility’s latest report looks at the impact on global mobility.
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Prep, Push, Pivot: Essential career strategies for underrepresented women

Career expert Octavia Goredema MBE publishes the UK edition of her career guide for women of colour this International Women’s Day. Relocate Global talks to Octavia to find out how we can all advocate for every woman’s progression at work.

Childcare

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The importance of a healthy international education

Good international schools take the health and wellbeing of their students, faculty and wider community seriously. And with good reason, writes Ruth Holmes.
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Four-day week 'to become norm in UK'

A third of companies believe a four-day working week will become the norm for most UK workers within the next decade, boosting productivity and employee wellbeing, according to a new survey.
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Online learning yields top marks

Lockdown learning not only changed where students learned, but how. Distance- and remote-learning opened opportunities for children and young people around the world. Quality online schools flourished and continue to do so as their A level and GCSE results indicate.
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