Project examples

Tarporley

Our local knowledge is what sets us apart…

Orientation Day ‘International Secondee’

Objective:

A young chinese lady contracted to the UK for a 5 month secondment needed an orientation day.

A day to become acquainted with living in the UK and the local area:

Public transport – how to purchase a ticket
Local Shops
Supermarket –how to shop!
Entertainment – places to visit
Registration with the Doctor
Supplemented by a pack of local information

Value of the service:

The lady settled in quickly in order to maximise the benefits of her short project

Home search/Familiarisation Visit ‘Professional Couple’

Objective:

To support a British couple relocating to the Wirral for their first job and first home.

The search days focused on house appointments in the area of their choice whilst familiarising them with the area.

Agreed a negotiation strategy and  we were able to secure a successful offer below their budget, at the end of day 2.

Value of this service:

An inexperienced couple with limited personal budget unfamiliar with the area and housing market found a property in a suitable area within 2 days.

4 Day Homesearch Programme ‘Expatriate’

Objective:

To assist an Argentinian couple with young baby relocating for 3 years on a corporate tenancy agreement.

Homesearch  – 2 day pre-assignment trip

Toured areas already identified by couple as suitable options & viewed a sample of different properties.
House selected  and terms negotiated
Preliminary information pack provided
Tour of typical British nursery

Check-in – to check that the house satisfied the tenancy terms and conditions, prior to move-in (eyes and ears of the company)

Settling-in Programme  – as agreed with the family

Registration with the Doctor/Dentist and health clinic
Registration with the Police
Registration with the DSS
Registration with Utility Companies
Provided a more detailed pack of information

Orientation – familiarisation with new surroundings

Shops, Hospital, Nurseries,

Value of the service:

The couple felt much more comfortable about the move to the UK. They received  practical and moral support until the wife established her own support network.

Familiarisation Tour ‘Senior Management Candidate’

Objective:

A half-day tour of the area to familiarise an interview candidate with living in the UK, potential properties and schooling.

This enabled the candidate to gather all of the information in order to make a decision (or not) to accept the role and relocate the family to the area.

Value of the Service:

As a result the Candidate accepted the job and personally asked to work with Jayne to find a suitable property for his family.