Issue 037: 16th June 2008
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France remains the world's favourite tourist destination, receiving a record number of 82 million visitors in 2007.
Tourism in France
A French consumers' organisation has published disquieting results of a study into the statutory property surveys undertaken prior to the sale of a property.
French Property Surveys
President Sarkozy has announced a radical reform of the baccalaureate qualification, bringing to an end the current streaming of pupils into different disciplines.
New French Baccalaureate
France will see strong demographic growth to the period 2050, with over 9 million new residents, most heading south and west, and one in three likely to be over 60 years of age.
France Population Forecast
With retirement pensions under pressure, notaires are reporting an increase in the demand for equity release.
With your French income tax return now submitted, all you now have to worry about is a knock on the door from the taxman, undertaking a tax inspection. We take a look at the procedures and the risk.