For the last 6 months we have been collaborating with a Expatriate portal specialized in news, companies and services for Spanish people around the world called Mundo Spanish.

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I personally wanted to be involved blogging for them once a month about interesting and important facts of Living in the UK because:

1- I am Spanish -well if my VERY Spanish surname hasn’t given me away yet, here it is the confirmation- yes I am a Spaniard!

2- At SecurelyBe we know how hard international relocation can be, even more if you add a different language, climatology and ways of doing things and the Spanish-way is VERY different than the British-way.

3- There is more than 200,000 Spaniards in the UK and people who speaks Spanish? Thousands and thousands more so, why not, for once, to explain in plain Spanish how things work in the UK.

If you want to read what we talk about every month – an interesting topic (i.e. types of childcare, geo-map of London and the importance of the postcodes, overall of the healthcare system, etc.),  as well as, an interesting fact (i.e. celebrations and how to join in like a local, dates to remember, etc.) will be explain on the pages of “Expertos” at Mundo Spanish website

Espero que os sea de ayuda!

Two weeks ago I had the honour to be interviewed by The Sunday Times in their Business section.

“THE” Sunday Times!!!

The Sunday Times Business Section- 21st September 2014
The Sunday Times Business Section- 21st September 2014

I remember, as expats in Barcelona, my husband and I used to rush every Sunday morning to the only place in our neighbourhood that sold it, coffee and croissant in hand we went all over it for hours.

Just as a brief summary – as you can read the full article below- they asked my professional opinion on, what is the key to grow a business?
My clear -and loud- message is: “We all need better mentors and strategic advice!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is not just in business that is key to have an unbiased and personalised advice. In any area of our lives the best way to grow, evolve, mature, achieve, thrive,…is to have somebody who understands who we are, what we need, our goals, strengths, weaknesses and how to make the most of all of that, taking into account the circumstances we are living, then and there.

We could say, that is what we do at SecurelyBe. We work closely with our clients aiming to understand:

  • Who they are – via our thorough video-call checklist months before their move
  • What their goals are during the relocation – we achieve that during the 4 months we spend with our clients
  • Their skills-to help them thrive on that new job in the city or to help the accompany spouse to find a suitable profession

With the knowledge of their individual and specific needs, plus our strategic advice on how to make the most of it all, our clients understand what the UK, London and this culture has to offer from day one. No stress, no distractions from work. They feel & do like a “local” in no time.

Now that I think about it, I wish I would have had SecurelyBe’s support in any of my past relocations. Perhaps there was more than one place that sold the Sunday Times in our neighbourhood and we could have enjoyed a lay-in back in those days with no children!