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Working in France

Monday, February 6, 2017

There are an estimated 190,000 Britanniques living in France, of whom a third are at or around retirement age. So what makes France a go-to retirement destination? Courtesy of international health insurance specialists, Cigna Global, here are five very good reasons…

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

A buy-to-let property can be a good way to supplement your income for your new life in France but make sure you understand these 8 considerations first

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Running a business

Education

Monday, February 13, 2017

In France there is a president and a prime minister, a National Assembly and a Senate and elections are held in two rounds. Confused? Here’s our quick guide to the French political system

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

When moving to France, many parents have concerns about how their children will cope learning French, we asked two experts whether there is an optimum age to move and how you can help your children learn

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Expats in France

Healthcare

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Finding the right mutuelle (top-up health insurance) in France can be enough to make you feel ill. But considering these points will help you make the right choice

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The French healthcare system is considered one of the best examples of universal care at affordable rates – but how does the mutuelle work?

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Banking & pensions

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

If you are buying in or moving to France you will need a French bank account but before you open one make sure you read these 11 things you need to know to avoid making a costly mistake

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Friday, November 18, 2016

With its laissez-faire lifestyle, France is the perfect place for British expats to retire to, but what happens to UK pensions?

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Running a Business

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

A buy-to-let property can be a good way to supplement your income for your new life in France but make sure you understand these 8 considerations first

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Running a business
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A love of food and wine inspired two expat couples to set up a business running gourmet weekends and wine tours in Dordogne - find out how they did it

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Running a business

Utilities

Friday, January 13, 2017

A step-by-step guide to setting up broadband in your new French property so you can stay connected with friends and family

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Real life

Friday, February 17, 2017

Don’t be put off by tales of difficult bureaucracy and years waiting! Mark Sampson shares his tips on applying for French citizenship having just completed the process himself

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Brexit
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Are the hours of noon until 2 still sacrosanct in France or is the traditional French lunchtime under threat?

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Ian Moore

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