News en-gb Visa for Starting a Business in France <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">What are the visa requirements and process for those who wish to start a business in France? UPDATED 15th June 2023.</span></p> 05 Jun 2023 Business french_business Moving to France <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">What are the procedures for obtaining a legal right to live in France? Updated 15th June 2023</span></p> 30 May 2023 Property french_property Residence Rights in France of Non-European Family Members <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">What are the residence rights in France of Non-European family members of EEA nationals? UPDATED 10th June 2023</span></p> 10 Mar 2023 Property french_property Health Insurance for Visa to France <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Obtaining health insurance cover for a long-stay visa to France. UPDATED 20th Feb 2023.</span></p> 20 Feb 2023 Healthcare french_health Brexit: Moving Household Goods to France <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Now that the UK has left the EU, what are the customs rules for moving your possessions to a property in France? UPDATED 21st Oct 2022,</span></p> 11 Jul 2022 Property french_property French Visa Health Insurance Rules Eased <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">The health insurance requirements for a visa to visit France have been eased. UPDATED 9th July 2022.</span></p> 20 Feb 2022 Healthcare french_health Brexit: Taxes and Charges for Parcel Delivery to France <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Post-Brexit rules have made receiving parcels from the UK more expensive, in the process causing widespread confusion and anger.</span></p> 15 Jan 2022 Money money_france Complaints Against French Notaires <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Notaires in France have a privileged status, but their competence and conduct can sometimes fall short of the standards required for such an important role. <br></span></p> 18 Dec 2021 Property french_property Launch of France Insider <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Today we announce the launch of 'France Insider', a subscription based service which replaces the existing news service.</span></p> 07 Dec 2021 Property french_property Planning Applications - Public Right of Information <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">The public right of information to land planning applications in France is tightly prescribed, so obtaining early notice about proposed neighbouring developments is often not easy.</span></p> 03 Dec 2021 Construction build_renovation_france Grants for Electric Vehicles in France <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Buy a new electric or hybrid car in France and obtain a grant on the purchase price of the vehicle and for the installation of a charging point. UPDATED&nbsp; 8th January 2023.</span></p> 02 Dec 2021 Money money_france Thirty-Seven Departments Increase Speed Limit <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Thirty-seven departments in France have re-introduced a 90km/h speed limit on some of their roads.</span></p> 29 Nov 2021 French Life french_life Small Business Rates in France 2021 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Most business owners and landlords of furnished accommodation in France are liable for local business rates, which are payable this month, although there are exemptions in place.</span></p> 26 Nov 2021 Business french_business Guide to Buying Property in France 2021 <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">We are pleased to announce the latest release of our FREE 40-page guide to the legal aspects of buying property in France.</span></p> 25 Nov 2021 Property french_property Cleaning of Chimneys and Flue Pipes <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">What are the regulations and costs for chimney cleaning in France?</span></p> 23 Nov 2021 Construction build_renovation_france Where are France's Empty Homes? <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">A new study identifies those communes where the percentage number of long-term empty homes is highest, in some cases over 20% of the housing stock.</span></p> 19 Nov 2021 Property Market french_property_market Discharge from Hospital in France <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">There are a range of of after-care services available on discharge from hospital in France, but they operate in a somewhat fragmented manner.</span></p> 16 Nov 2021 Healthcare french_health House Prices in the Dordogne <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">House prices in Dordogne vary by an average of</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">&nbsp;over 100% between the most and least expensive areas.</span></p> 12 Nov 2021 Property Market french_property_market Wind Farm a Health 'Nuisance' <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">A Belgian couple living in the department of Tarn have won &euro;128,000 in damages due to a wind farm near their property.</span></p> 09 Nov 2021 Property french_property New French Inheritance Law Under EU Investigation <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">The European Commission has launched an investigation into a new French law which conflicts with European precepts on cross-border successions.</span></p> 07 Nov 2021 Taxation tax_france