Living in France

Volunteering in France with Animals and LAARF

Written by on January 25, 2016 in Expats in France, Pets And Animals
Volunteering in France with Animals and LAARF

Helping out at your local animal refuge in France is a great way to help the animals, get involved in the local community and make new friends… Producing 160 promotion posters for 160 dogs in one weekend is water off a duck’s back (or should we say, dog’s?) for Emma Lee, one of LAARF’s finest. […]

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French Financial Advice Tips for British Expats

Written by on January 11, 2016 in Tax
French Financial Advice Tips for British Expats

Before moving to France, you will have a myriad of things to organise, think about and do; not just the packing! Here are some useful tips from a financial point of view to help you consider your budget so that you have no nasty surprises later. 1. Inform the UK inspector of taxes at your […]

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France Region Changes 2016

Written by on January 1, 2016 in Living in France, News
France Region Changes 2016

1st January 2016: France wakes up to 13 metropolitan regions instead of 22 – what does it mean for those of us who holiday in France or are expats in France? New Region Changes in France The French Government are working on a series of reforms to simplify daily life in France with a number […]

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4 Key Tips for running a Gite Business in France

Written by on January 1, 2016 in Gîtes in France, Working in France
4 Key Tips for running a Gite Business in France

France has been a world leader in tourism for years and the market for independent accommodation in popular tourist areas has boomed. Here are some tips specifically for Gite or B&B owners, or anyone considering this as a source of revenue. 1. Gites & meublés de tourisme (gites and furnished accommodation) benefit from advantageous tax […]

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French Tax Advice for expats

Written by on December 27, 2015 in Financial, Tax
French Tax Advice for expats

Choosing the right adviser is an important step towards making the most of your money, particularly so when you are moving abroad or are already here. Whilst finding the perfect home is a priority, planning finances can be overlooked. You need an adviser who will always work in your best interest and can help you […]

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Video Conferencing Creates Efficiency

Written by on November 30, 2015 in Work in France
Video Conferencing Creates Efficiency

 The world of business in general requires people to see and service others. The idea of a face to face sit down is still one of the strongest ways of communication, however, it can be far more difficult to actually sit down with others in today’s society. The fact that the range of businesses working […]

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Top essentials to take with you when travelling throughout Europe

Written by on November 27, 2015 in Healthcare For Visitors, Holiday Travel
Top essentials to take with you when travelling throughout Europe

Every European country has its own rich history and culture, making a continental tour one of those once-in-a-lifetime treks you’ll relive at dinner tables for years to come. However, pack the wrong stuff and you’ll find yourself recounting tales of inconvenience, irritation and downright frustration. That’s why we’ve pulled together this essentials list of things […]

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The Essentials Needed on your Travels to France

Written by on October 13, 2015 in Healthcare, Healthcare For Visitors
The Essentials Needed on your Travels to France

France is a beautiful country full of exceptional wonder and beauty. For many of us, it’s right on our doorstep as members of the EU, and for everyone else it’s well worth the trip. The only problem with international travel is that if you forget something, it’s much harder to go home and pick it […]

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Financial Advice for British Expats in France

Written by on September 22, 2015 in Pensions, Retirement, Tax
Financial Advice for British Expats in France

Before moving to France, there’s no doubt you will have a myriad of things to organise, think about and do – not just the packing! Here are some useful tips for British expats to be, to help you consider your budget so that you have no nasty surprises later. 1. Inform the UK inspector of […]

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Simple Guide to French Tax for British Expats

Written by on September 19, 2015 in Tax
Simple Guide to French Tax for British Expats

For those contemplating purchasing a second home in France or a complete move, often the misconceptions about tax and the complications of bureaucratic administration may prove offputting. But, it needn’t be a big problem. Here, in a nutshell is a run-down of major French taxes that you might think are onerous but which it might […]

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