1st December 2015 Understanding the Changes to French Social Charges By Mary Taylor, Partner, Blevins Franks 1st December 2015 Social charges in France are effectively a second form of income tax. Following a ruling by…

Owning a bar, café, hotel, restaurant or similar establishment in France, particularly in popular holiday resorts, can produce a sizeable income. A number of French organisations (see fact specialise in this market and will help…

      The New UK Pension Regime   By Mary Taylor, Partner, Blevins Franks     The new UK “pension freedom” came into effect on 6th April, providing new opportunities for retirees, depending on…

Hopefully, it will never happen to you, but if it does, forewarned is forearmed, and it is important to know exactly what to do if you are involved in a minor road accident (accident d’auto) in France.

 Once again, bogus police have been calling on people in the Perpignan area, and surrounding villages, preying particularly on the elderly as these type of cowards so often do. One of the bogus police scams…