Issue 035: 15th May 2008
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The number of new individual housing starts in France are down by 19% in the first quarter of the year, but there are contrasting views about the market outlook.
Housing Starts in France
Seven professional associations, representing the cream of France’s medical consultants, have been found guilty of organising the systematic overcharging of consultations, at an estimated cost of €180 million to patients.
Consultants Charges in France
The Government has published details of the new mandatory electrical survey for domestic property sales.
France has a stronger tradition of artisanal and boutique shopping than most other countries in Europe, but commercial pressures have been taking their toll, and proposed measures of deregulation will pose a new challenge.
Small Shops in France
The Government is proposing to limit the tax breaks currently available to professional landlords of furnished accommodation.
Professional Landlord Tax breaks in France
We look at the merits of making a French will, and the procedures for doing so.
Making a French Will