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What the large global mobility firms don’t tell you

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Parenting, Global Mobility, Family Friendly Companies
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If you are being relocated by your employer, the chances are that you will be connected in with a client liaison person at your employer’s global mobility supplier. Their role will be to help smooth the way for the physical relocation of you, your family and your belongings from where you are, to where you ...

Railway Children are helping girls around the world this Christmas

by ParentalChoice
in Charity
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Helping the children that are hardest to reach this Christmas… girls Helen Shepard is a fundraiser with the international charity Railway Children, as well as a mum of two. She talks to Parental Choice about the organisation’s current campaign to reach girls around the world that desperately need our help. ‘As a parent, it is ...

Christmas cooking with kids

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Parenting, Christmas, Children
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Christmas Cooking Inspiration Parental Choice has asked Families Magazine for some ideas for getting the kids cooking this Christmas.  Claire Winter has discovered three great recipes. The festive season is a great time to get cooking in the kitchen. Families has talked to chefs, food influencers and readers across the country to g...

Supporting your working carers

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Family Friendly Companies, Charity, Carers, Career
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As Christmas approaches here at Parental Choice our thoughts have turned to groups of people who may have a more challenging festive period than others.  As a business we assist working parents in managing their careers with effective childcare, but along with a number of our corporate clients we have recognised there are a growi...

From Babies with Love

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, New mum, Family Friendly Companies, Employee Benefits, Charity, Career
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This year, Parental Choice discovered ‘From Babies with Love’, a social enterprise which is making a big difference to babies and children around the world.  It is doing this in a unique way and engaging way by working with HR teams in the UK to reward new parents and ensure they don’t feel forgotten when on mat...

Relocating to Hong Kong as a nanny

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Parenting, Nannies, Hong Kong, Global Mobility, Childcare, Career
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I first relocated to Hong Kong as a professional nanny 11 years ago, and I cannot express how fast that time has passed. Never in my wildest dreams would I have ever thought my life would bring me here from the US and that I would end up calling HK home. And while life here ...