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Working in France

Tuesday, January 15, 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
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Seen a French property that would make fabulous food business but unsure of the paperwork and process? Read Tracy Leonetti’s at-a-glance guide to opening a restaurant or cafe in France

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Running a business

Education

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
Monday, August 6, 2018

What can you do if your child doesn’t speak at their French school? Two language experts offer advice for parents on managing the challenges and how to help children overcome them

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Healthcare

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The French pharmacy is so much more tham a place to pick up your prescriptions. Here are 11 things you might not know about pharmacies in France.

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Healthcare in France

Banking & pensions

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

Tuesday, January 15, 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

Read full story
Expats in France
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Seen a French property that would make fabulous food business but unsure of the paperwork and process? Read Tracy Leonetti’s at-a-glance guide to opening a restaurant or cafe in France

Read full story
Running a business

Utilities

Monday, January 14, 2019

If you live in France and still have a British driving licence, should you apply for a French licence before Brexit? Here’s what you need to know

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Driving in France
Monday, December 17, 2018

France has historically been on the leading edge of eco-friendly projects and regulations. While many argue that much more needs to be done to meet environmental goals in France and globally, here are 11 ways that French government, companies and people are striving to be green.

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Real life

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A beautiful property, along with peace and tranquillity and a warmer climate, attracted Bea White and Derek Connor to Maison Pyron in Ste-Colombe, Landes, which they now run as charming family-friendly holiday accommodation

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Expats in France
Tuesday, January 15, 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

Read full story
Expats in France

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