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Working in France

Monday, April 15, 2019

Brexit or no Brexit, France is still very much open for business, says Sally Stone as she shares some words of wisdom and encouragement for those keen to live and work across the Channel

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Running a business
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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

Education

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A report from l'Etudiant has revealed the top student cities in France. We look at the top 15 and what makes each one a great place to study

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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

Healthcare

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

What happens if you move to France with a pre-existing medical condition, or are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness once you're there? Becky Slack explains the healthcare options

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France
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

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

Monday, March 25, 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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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

Real life

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Not only is the property they ultimately bought a world away from Rebecca Randall and husband Greg's original brief, they're not even sure how they chose France in the first place, but they couldn't be happier that they did

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Expats in France
Thursday, May 9, 2019

On a quest for a more relaxed pace of life, Phil and Elaine Miles decided to swap the rat race for a converted watermill in Pays de la Loire, where they provide bed and breakfast and self-catering accommodation

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Pays de la Loire

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