There are three main ways of getting free legal advice in France, only one of which involves seeking legal aid.
02 Feb 2010
The last quarter of 2009 saw a six cent trading range for the Sterling/Euro currency pair, writes Nicholas Fullerton.
15 Jan 2010
What are the best interest rates for French bank loans? We check out some of the main rates currently on the market.
15 Dec 2009
French inheritance laws are not as tough as is often reported, and it certainly helps if family members can all agree!
17 Nov 2009
Sterling suffered badly against the Euro in the third quarter, moving almost ten cents from the heady €1.17 levels to around €1.08, writes Nicholas Fullerton.
03 Nov 2009
New Euro coins that have been released are causing difficulties on the High Street, as some shops are refusing to accept them.
01 Oct 2009
Electricity prices in France have been increased by an average of 1.9%, although some consumers face a bigger rise in their bill.
Mortgage tax relief for new properties is to be restricted to those that meet strict environmental standards.
There have been some signs of encouragement for Sterling in recent months, although the outlook remains uncertain, writes Michael Steenkamp,
18 Aug 2009
New official guidance has been issued on the health and social security rights of expats from Europe living in France.
01 Jul 2009
There is no such thing as a bank guarantee card in France, as a cheque must be honoured.
The rules governing the right to unemployment benefit in France have recently been changed.
15 Apr 2009
The European Commission has launched an investigation into electricity prices being charged by EDF, the French electricity provider.
01 Apr 2009
Making the return to work more attractive than remaining on benefits is the key objective of changes being introduced to the French social security system.
17 Feb 2009
We are pleased to release a further part of our Guide to Household Insurance in France.
Food prices in rural France rose by only 0.46% last year, according to a survey carried out by a French consumer’s association.
03 Feb 2009
The credit crunch may well be making paupers of many of us, but those still with cash to invest can find some attractive interest rate deals in France.
04 Nov 2008
Households living on a tight budget in France can get assistance with oil, electricity and gas heating costs. We review what is available.
02 Oct 2008
With the world financial system in turmoil, no country is immune from the crisis, but France seems a safer bet than most.
The popular tax-free savings account Livret A is a ‘must’ for anyone who owns property in France, as the rate rises to 4%.
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