relocation

Moving pets overseas

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Moving house, Global Mobility, Career
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You need to relocate and your family features one or more furry friends.  We all know how important these non-humans are to our family, so if you are moving pets overseas, how do you make sure that all your family members can relocate? Preparation for pet relocation Firstly, you need to research what (if any) quarantine requireme...

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 ...

Schooling in Frankfurt: The options

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Parenting, Global Mobility, Frankfurt, Europe
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So you’re off to live in Frankfurt, or perhaps you’re just considering it. You like the thought of new beers and wines to try, a new language to master, being in the centre or Europe, but this move isn’t just about you. There are little people to consider, or maybe just twinkles in your eye. ...

So what is behind China’s expertise in Maths (and Table Tennis), can we emulate it and what might they want to learn from us?

by ParentalChoice
in schools, Relocation, Hong Kong, Global Mobility, Education
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Parental Choice have recently expanded into Asia with operations in full swing in Hong Kong.  As a result we have taken a look at the Chinese education system.  It is famous around the world, but how does it compare to the UK?  Liz Browne, was privileged enough to travel to Beijing earlier this year and ...

“Unconventional” relocation – the challenges facing LGBT parents

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Parenting, LGBT, Hong Kong
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Being a ‘trailing spouse’ in a relocating family has its inherent challenges, but these can be amplified if the relationship could be considered ‘unconventional’ – a label that in many countries still applies to LGBT relationships. Expat communities everywhere are most visibly comprised of professional couples, with e...

Avoiding Relocation Meltdowns

by ParentalChoice
in Wellbeing, Relocation, Press Releases, Global Mobility, Family Friendly Companies
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There’s a reason it’s called the nuclear family, and although it’s actually about the nucleus as a core rather than the use of atomic weapons, the possibility of runaway and disastrous chain reactions in the high-pressure situation of an international relocation is very real. Get it wrong and you may have set in motion a ...