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

Magpie Dance July 2023

Magpie dancers celebrate Borrowed Land Success!

Magpie Dance, one of the UK’s leading dance charities for people with learning disabilities, were delighted to welcome an audience of 300+ to their full company production Borrowed Land at Langley Park Centre for Performing Arts on Sunday 23rd July.

International Women's Day

Gender lessons from the top

Gender lessons from the top – How organisational hierarchies differ for women across borders

Moving across borders as a professional can be a great career move. It brings various benefits, from a higher salary on return to greater job satisfaction. But, for women in professional services firms, it can also bring unexpected challenges, writes Patrizia Kokot-Blamey.

Partner Careers

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International Women’s Day 2023: Embrace equity

Relocate Global’s Think Women community convenes again this March at the Institute of Directors and online to celebrate women in the workplace, share and learn about what works for women.
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Launch of Permits Foundation's 2022 Partner Survey Report

We are pleased to announce that Part 2 of the Permits Foundation International Dual Careers Survey Report is now available.
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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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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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