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Money & Finance - Page 2
Role of Huissier in France
Serious disputes in France invariably involve use of an official bailiff, called a huissier.
04 Dec 2020
Log Burner or Pellet Stove?
With new pollution laws in place, pellet burning stoves look set to become the alternative to traditional wood burning versions in France.*
04 Dec 2020
Transfer of Vehicle Ownership on Death of Owner
The process for transferring the ownership of a vehicle in France on death of the owner.
06 Oct 2020
France Orange Call-Out Charges
The French telecoms provider Orange imposes a default charge for troubleshooting visits by a technician, but one only the unwary normally need pay.
Childcare for Employees and Business Owners
What financial assistance is available in France in support of childcare for working families?
Water and Drainage Charges in France
Domestic drinking water and mains drainage charges in France average nearly €500 a year.
House Insurance for Holiday Rentals in France
Holiday rental property insurance options in France for both landlords and their guests.
France Bans Energy Saving Cold Calling
The law on telemarketing in France has been toughened, with a complete ban on calls relating to energy conservation.
Price of Fruit and Vegetables in France 2020
Fruit and vegetable prices have increased this year over 2019, but there are big differences between different stores and traditional markets.
The Rich in France
A new study defines a monthly net income of €3,470 as being ‘rich’ in France.
Mobility Card in France
Mobility cards are available in France for people who need assistance with their active personal mobility.
Abusive Canvassing by French Energy Suppliers
The French energy ombudsman has expressed concern at the upsurge in consumer complaints about energy suppliers.
Legal Protection Insurance in France
Legal protection insurance in France is not expensive and definitely worth considering.
03 Jun 2020
Claiming a Reduction in Car Insurance in France
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic you may be able to obtain a reduction in your vehicle insurance policy.
05 May 2020
Covid-19 - French Mortgage Relief
In the face of the pandemic, it is possible to obtain some assistance with relief from mortgage repayments, but at a cost.
03 Apr 2020
Funeral Costs in France
Funeral costs in France average nearly €4,000, but there are significant variations between parlours and across the country.
Pound Euro Exchange Rate Experiences Volatility
The Pound to Euro exchange rate had a volatile month in February, trading between levels of €1.15 and €1.20, writes currency specialist Ben Scott of Global Reach.
The Use (and Abuse) of Red Diesel in France
Red diesel is widely used in France, but the government are tightening controls on its use.
Sterling/Euro Exchange Rate Review Jan 2020
It’s been a volatile start to 2020 for the Pound, trading between interbank levels of €1.16 and €1.19 against the Euro in January, writes currency specialist Ben Scott of Global Reach.
07 Feb 2020
Home Help Services in France
Senior citizens who need domestic and personal assistance may be entitled to help from their departmental council.
07 Feb 2020