39 reasons to Live in France

Paris. The French Capital.

39 Reasons to Live in France

Even for a Temporary Stay!

39, why 39? Well to be honest we could of carried on into the hundreds but we felt we had to stop somewhere.  This list is what we feel sums up France and great culture, experience and variety the country offers.

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Starting A Business in France

Running a business in France

Starting A Business in France

Could We? Yes we can!

Starting a business in France is not as complicated as it first appears.  The same as starting a new business in the UK, there are steps to complete to have a legal and functioning business.  Here is a list of the most prominent areas.

  • A business plan.  The main use is obvious but in France, the banks and account managers are much closer to clients than the UK.  This will act as a portfolio to present to the bank manager when you application goes into the bank.
  • The type of business.  In the UK for example, we have Limited, LLC, Sole-trader etc, in France there is a similar structure.
  • Register your new company.  This can be done with a lawyer or a registered company formation agent.
  • Arrange a meeting with a French bank to open a Business Account.  Arrive with all your new business information and plan.  Be aware there is a minimum amount to open a Business Account
  • Final parts include publishing an announcement in an authorised news paper, receiving your tax code and certificate of corporation and finally, get an authorised French Accountant.
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Living in France: BREXIT Need To Know

The European Union

Living in France: BREXIT Need To Know

BREXIT and the Current Status of UK Nationals in the EU (Subject to LOTS of Change)

This topic is subject to huge amounts of change, almost every hour.  When the UK Government does actually work together, then we can get some accurate information.

Until the UK leaves the EU, also known as Brexit,  the UK remains a full member of the EU and UK nationals retain their legal status as EU citizens. There will be no change to the rights and status of UK nationals living in the EU while the UK remains in the EU. This means:

Travelling in the EU

  • UK nationals can continue to travel freely within the EU using a UK passport
  • UK nationals do not require a visa to enter another EU country
  • UK nationals can continue to access health care during temporary visits to other EU countries using the European Health Insurance Card
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In Search of Shangri-La

An evening in France

In Search of Shangri-La

Well, maybe not Shangri-La, but France is pretty close…

France, 22 miles from the coastline near Dover and such a different culture and way of life, but, with similar values and morals.  The country is huge, from Calais in the north to Nice in the south, and to Chamonix in the alps, all very different and nice, mostly.  But one thing is for sure, France has something to offer everyone.

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