Cultural familiarity

Cultural Familiarity

Finding yourself in a strange country, with seemingly rather odd social customs, can be quite daunting… when do you shake hands, can you kiss when you meet, how much should you tip, what’s considered polite and what’s being rude?

Getting even little things wrong can have a devastating effect on confidence in a new place.

Which is why we partner with a specialist in cross- cultural training: so you can be sure that whether you’re shy or outgoing, artistic or sporty, like to dine out or simply want to enjoy our famous British pub culture, you will have the right social and cultural support to get the most out of every opportunity.

It’s all about helping you ‘fit in’… with communication comes integration and friendships are born.

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