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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Expats enthuse about settling in Gulf states

Gulf states occupy five of the top ten places in the world where expatriates find it easiest to settle, according to a new index from InterNations.

International Women's Day

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Think Women’s 40 Outstanding Global Women 2023 - Sonya Rees, Blick Rothenberg

Sonya Rees, a Partner at tax, accounting and business advisory firm Blick Rothenberg is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion in all its forms, including financial wellbeing for women. Sonya is using her experiences to help change perceptions and redefine the workplace for the benefit of everyone.

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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Who Cares? Crossing the gender divide with flexibility

One of the largest studies of its kind in recent years is calling on employers and policymakers to regard caring as the norm and adjust flexible working attitudes and arrangements accordingly.


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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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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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