Bright Horizons® a global provider of child care, early education and employer solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of My Family Care in the UK.
My Family Care is a company committed, like Bright Horizons, to supporting family-friendly workplaces through a combination of innovative technology and practical solutions*. Both companies have a long history of partnering with leading employers such as IBM, Procter & Gamble, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch to provide effective, inclusive dependant care solutions to working families.
With employers focused on providing opportunities to encourage and support the broadest range of individuals to achieve their career goals, particularly in the context of gender pay reporting and inclusion, Bright Horizons is well placed to help them achieve these goals.
James Tugendhat, Managing Director International, Bright Horizons, commented,
Employers increasingly understand that employees need a range of supports to balance work with their demanding family lives, and to stay happy and productive. Firms want scalable solutions, from coaching to workplace nurseries, alongside consistent quality. With My Family Care on board, we believe we are even better placed to help employers provide solutions built for the modern workforce.
Ben Black, CEO, My Family Care, commented,
I’m looking forward to a great future together as My Family Care joins Bright Horizons. It’s a fantastic opportunity to support our clients with an even wider range of services designed to help their employees achieve their personal and professional goals.
*About Bright Horizons: Bright Horizons is trusted by families around the world to provide care and education for their children. Operating more than 1,000 child care centers, Bright Horizons cares for approximately 116,000 children annually in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Canada and India. Used by more than 1,100 of the world’s best employers across industries, Bright Horizons back-up child and elder care, tuition program management, education advising, and student loan repayment programs support employees through every life and career stage, and help people succeed at work and at home. For more information, go to www.brighthorizons.com
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