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Working in France

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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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Understand the home-sharing website Airbnb and follow our top tips for using it to rent out your property in France

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Running a business

Education

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

A British child who grew up in France shares her experiences of the French school system and how she coped not speaking any French when she started

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Insurance for your child, long lunch breaks, no school uniform and enrolling in school - here are 12 things you should know about French schools

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Education in France

Healthcare

Friday, November 18, 2016

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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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

If you’re retiring to France make sure you understand how the French healthcare system works and how you access it

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Banking & pensions

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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Sunday, August 21, 2016

A basic guide to the French retail banking system for expats living in France, including the main high-street banks, how to open an account and use cheques, bank cards and overdrafts

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Running a Business

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Understand the home-sharing website Airbnb and follow our top tips for using it to rent out your property in France

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Running a business
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Running a B&B is hard work, especially during the peak summer season, but these tips from other chambres d’hôtes owners will help you survive the summer and make sure your busy months are a success

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Expats in France

Real life

Friday, December 2, 2016

Escape to the Château is back on our screens. We caught up with the stars of the show, Dick and Angel to find out what they’ve been up to since we last saw them

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Expats in France
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Across Provence traditional santons start to appear in homes and at Christmas markets. Carol Drinkwater explains what these figures are and how they came to be a Provençal Christmas tradition

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Christmas in France

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