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.

Latest Partner & Family Support News

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Workplace cultures risk alienating fathers: new study

New research suggests working fathers increasingly face similar dilemmas to working mothers as the government undertakes a new consultation to assess support for fathers in the workplace.

Partner Careers

Male holding young child

Workplace cultures risk alienating fathers: new study

New research suggests working fathers increasingly face similar dilemmas to working mothers as the government undertakes a new consultation to assess support for fathers in the workplace.
Trailing Male Spouse

The trailing male spouse

The needs of male trailing partners differ from those of their female counterparts. TheMIGroup explains, offering advice on how to ensure a smooth relocation and a happy family unit.

Businesses demand assurances over EU expats’ right to remain

The UK's five leading business groups have united to call on the government to assure European Union expats working in Britain that they will retain residency rights after Brexit.

Family Support

International Family Law

Know your family’s legal rights at the click of a button

The International Family Law Group LLP have created a series of Web-Apps that provide legal rights information and will help to demystify the law and provide much-needed advice.
Global Mobility Toolkit: Family support

Family support: guiding principles factsheet

A factsheet on the principles that underpin the provision of support for relocating employees and their families is now available as part of Relocate’s new Global Mobility Toolkit. Download your free copy.
Trailing Male Spouse

The trailing male spouse

The needs of male trailing partners differ from those of their female counterparts. TheMIGroup explains, offering advice on how to ensure a smooth relocation and a happy family unit.

Childcare

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New data on shared parental leave suggests more to be done: CIPD

A year after the introduction of shared parental leave (SPL), new CIPD research concludes employers and government could do much more to encourage take up and support working parents.
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The 'top 10' grammar schools in England

As England gets its first ‘new’ grammar school in five decades, we take a look at the top 10 (of 163) grammar schools for GCSE results in England, as published by The Telegraph newspaper.
Performing Arts

Nord Anglia-Juilliard collaboration will inspire educational excellence

An over-focus on league tables has deprived many students of their interest in formal education and many schools aren’t doing enough to inspire a love of learning, says Nord Anglia Education.
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