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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Relocating Abroad

Relocating Abroad

It’s not just younger people emigrating to Australia and New Zealand these days, or executives heading to the US or Hong Kong. We can all move abroad if we want to – at least until the end of the EU transition period – and around 40% of the hundreds of thousands of Brits moving to Spain and Portugal are retired…

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The Lowdown on UK Schools

The Lowdown on UK Schools

There are two main types of school systems available for families moving to London. State schools, which are funded by the government (and therefore free), and Independent or fee paying schools.  Apart from the cost, what are the differences?…

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What makes Britain great #18

What makes Britain great #18

The Wimbledon Tennis Championships, commonly known as simply 'Wimbledon', is another great British institution. The first Wimbledon championship took place back in 1877, making it the oldest tennis tournament in the world although Men’s Singles was the only event...

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