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PRIDE

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, LGBTQ+, LGBT, Family Friendly Companies, Diversity, D&I, Career
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This month is LGBT Pride Month. Traditionally, PRIDE is connected to the support and promotion of those LGBT members in our society.  Last night Parental Choice attended a PRIDE event run with pride (excuse the pun!) by one of our clients Taylor Wessing. It was a great event and all credit should go to Dan ...

How employers can help working parents beyond flexible working

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Flexible working, Family Friendly Companies, Employee Benefits
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Real Business magazine has published an article which tackles the issue of flexible working for parents.  It addresses the three main issues faced by working parents:  the cost of childcare, flexible working and impostor syndrome.  It’s a very interesting read and has challenged businesses to demonstrate how they support wo...

Parental Choice shortlisted for Relocate Global Awards!

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Press Releases, Global Mobility, Family Friendly Companies, Family, Europe
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It’s been a very happy Friday at Parental Choice! We have been shortlisted for the ‘Excellence in Employee & Family Support Award’ at the Relocate Global Awards 2019. Our family global mobility teams in APAC and EMEA are working hard with businesses to help their employees with families settle into new liv...

Modern Families Index 2019 – messages to business leaders

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Flexible working, Family Friendly Companies, Career
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Our friends over at Parent and Professional (P&P), have taken a good look at the Modern Families Index 2019 which was recently published by Working Families and Bright Horizons. The index raised many issues faced by working parents, but the conclusion drawn by P&P is that until business leaders and decision-makers really tak...

From babies with love – love in the workplace

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Parenting, New mum, Family Friendly Companies, Employee Benefits, Children
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Is love a word you often hear at work? In respect of how you feel about your colleagues, how you feel about your company, or how your company feels about you? I wonder if a staff survey ever asked: “do you feel loved by your company”? On Valentines Day From Babies with Love launched with ...

What makes a successful international relocation?

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Moving house, Global Mobility, Family Friendly Companies, Europe, Employee Benefits, Children, Childcare, Brexit
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Last week The Guardian reported that nearly one third of British companies are either considering, or actively planning on, relocating their business operations abroad because of Brexit. What makes a successful international relocation for the thousands of people behind these headline-grabbing statistics? The logistics involved in ...