The pound ticked higher yesterday, as the UK’s latest GDP report revealed the UK economy expanded at a faster pace than expected in 2019.
While the Brexit transition period offers some certainty for 2020, the clock is ticking for UK expatriates to lock in protections for residence, healthcare and pensions.
A simple reference point for keeping track of who’s striking when and how you may be affected.
Blevins Franks’ Partner, Thomas Marron, explains how an increase in demand for strategic tax and financial planning has led to the opening of two new offices in the region.
So that’s it then! Three prime ministers, 3 and half years, a lot of fractious fighting… and finally Brexit has happened. We’re out!
Painkillers such as paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin will now be stocked behind the counter in French pharmacies to promote appropriate use of pain-killing drugs.
Where a Bank holiday falls on a Tuesday or a Thursday, many small businesses will ‘faire le pont’ (make a bridge) and take Friday or Monday off too to ;make a long weekend. This rarely applies to large shops, supermarkets etc, many of whom no longer close for most of the public holidays.
Travel to and from the P-O has become more and more problematic over the past few years. Not only do we have to look further away for suitable flights, but transport to and from the chosen airport can also pose different problems. Here readers share their experiences and advice.
The first round of the 2020 French Municipal election will be held on Sunday 15th March, the second round a week later on Sunday 22nd March. Here is some vocabulary to help you to follow the French Elections.
School holidays in France are organised according to three “holiday zones”, A, B and C, in order to manage the flow of French holidaymakers.