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Working in France

Moving your career to France can be a fulfilling and attractive option, as Australian and British expat Gabriella Castelmore discovered when she joined a French multinational in Paris five years ago. She shares the benefits of corporate life in France

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Working in France
Monday, January 28, 2019

France provides generous tax incentives for new businesses – here’s how you can take advantage of this to start up your own company in France

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Running a business

Education

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

There are 136 English-speaking international schools in France. These present a great opportunity for English speaking teachers and expat parents looking at education options for their children. We take a closer look at nine international schools and what they offer…

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France
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Worried about your child adapting to the French education and settling in at school when you move to France? There’s no need to be as there are plenty of options available to help them thrive

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Expats in France

Healthcare

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

What should you expect if you’re expecting in France? Here’s an overview of the care and support provided by the French healthcare system and the benefits you may be entitled to during pregnancy

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France
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

France might be experiencing a shortage of general practitioners but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to find a GP willing to take on new patients. Here’s what you need to know about finding and registering with a doctor when you move to France

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Expats in France

Banking & pensions

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Transferring a UK pension to a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) has benefits but there are a number of important issues for French-resident expats to be aware of

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

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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Running a Business

Monday, January 28, 2019

France provides generous tax incentives for new businesses – here’s how you can take advantage of this to start up your own company in France

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Running a business
Monday, January 28, 2019

When Heidi Smith and her family moved to rural Haute Vienne to set up a holiday business, they kept getting distracted by the glorious wildlife – until they spotted a golden opportunity to make it a key part of their B&B and gîte business

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Expats in France

Utilities

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Thousands of people in France are signing up to a Rien de Neuf (nothing new) challenge, which involves trying not to buy any new products and instead re-using and exchanging items and buying second-hand. So, what are the alternatives to buying new in France?

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France
Friday, February 15, 2019

Long gone are the days when the French post office was just used for posting letters and packages. It now offers a diverse range of services from banking and food delivery to taking your written driving test

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Real life

Fri, 16:57

Inject some French flair into your life. Here are some of the products, from or inspired by France that have caught our attention at Living France

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France
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Tim and Rebecca Jones fell in love with 18th-century Château de la Ruche and are restoring it into a luxury bed and breakfast

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Pays de la Loire

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