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The Carte Grise Explained
The 'carte grise' is the official vehicle registration document in France.
Does Off-Peak Electricity Make Sense?
As is the case in many other countries, France offers consumers the option of reduced-rate electricity tariffs based upon the time of the day the supply is being used.
Guide to La Poste 2020
We are pleased to announce the release of our latest guide to the French post office, La Poste.
Sterling/Euro Exchange Rate Review Dec 2019
The Pound enjoyed election highs last month, before coming back down to earth, writes currency specialist Ben Scott of Global Reach.
French Bank Charges 2019/20
Banking charges have remained unchanged this year but rises appear inevitable for 2020.
Pet Insurance in France
Veterinary bills for your pets in France can be covered by an insurance policy, so what do you need to consider?
Pound Registers Highs as Election Looms
The Pound to Euro exchange rate traded between interbank levels of €1.15 and €1.17 in November while markets waited for the upcoming general election, writes currency specialist Ben Scott of Global Reach.
Sterling/Euro Exchange Rate Review October 2019
Last month, the pound strengthened on Brexit breakthrough hopes, and the Euro weighted under economic concerns, writes currency specialist Ben Scott of Global Reach.
08 Nov 2019
Selling at 'Vide-Greniers' - French Car Boot Sales
What are the regulations governing the sale of articles and produce at French car boot sales?
08 Nov 2019
EDF Electricity Price Increase 2019
Electricity prices from EDF have increased substantially this year, but not because of an increase in their costs.
Sterling/Euro Exchange Rate Review September 2019
Last month, the Pound to Euro exchange rate traded between interbank levels of €1.10 and €1.13 as the currency reacted to Brexit, waning economic data, and central bank action, writes currency specialist Ben Scott of Global Reach.
Price of Fruit and Vegetables in France 2019
A comparison of fruit and vegetable prices in France shows big differences between different stores and the markets.
Sterling/Euro Exchange Rate Review August 2019
The Pound to Euro exchange rate opened and closed August at similar levels, starting the month in the interbank region of €1.09, and closing at €1.10, writes currency specialist Ben Scott of Global Reach.
10 Sep 2019
Instant Money Transfers in France
Instant money transfer systems have finally arrived in France, but it's not going to apply to all transfers.
Sterling/Euro Exchange Rate Review July 2019
The Pound to Euro exchange rate ranged between interbank levels €1.12 and €1.08 in July as politics directed the British currency, writes currency specialist Ben Scott of Global Reach.
Law Toughened against Telemarketing Calls
Telemarketing call centres abroad of companies based in France will no longer be entitled to use a French telephone number.
Sterling/Euro Exchange Rate Review June 2019
The Pound to Euro exchange rate spent the month of June in a relatively tight range as markets watched the Conservative Party leadership race play out, writes Ben Scott of Global Reach.
Bereavement Payments in France 2019
The social security system in France provides for a capital sum to be paid to the spouse or children of a deceased active or retired business owner/employee in France.
Charges for Residence Permits in France
Charges for a residence permit are too high and the tariff schedule too confusing, says a French parliamentary report.
Widows Pension in France 2019
The surviving spouse of a former business owner in France normally has an entitlement to a widow’s pension, albeit a modest one.
06 Jun 2019