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The SIRET (Système d’Identification du Répertoire des Entreprises et de leurs Etablissements) number is a 14 digits code issued by the French INSEE, it serves as a geo identifier for companies and business…
The 100th edition of Michelin's Guide Rouge France was released this week and, as usual, there were cheers and tears. The Hotel Bristol in Paris and its chef, Eric Fréchon, earned three stars, the only new restaurant…
Like many happy owners of property in France, you and your family could very soon be living the relaxed lifestyle you dream of in your French house, as well as securing a sound investment for your future. The following tips…
Why should anyone consider buying foreign currency using a forward contract? What is it, how does it work and what are the benefits for using it for money transfers? Purchasing an existing French property with completion…
There are some good reasons for the self-employed and for those wishing to start a business in France to celebrate with the great news that as from the 1st of January 2009, France will be introducing major changes to the…
Perpignan is the capital of the Pyrenees-Orientales (66) which is the southernmost department of France. It is an integral portion of the  Occitanie region and undoubtedly one of Europe's most charming areas. With instant…
According to the findings of a new report from investment provider Skandia, many buy-to-let (BTL) investors in the UK could liquidize their holdings and invest into other asset classes, including overseas property. It believes…
Could it be cheaper to live across the channel than staying at home? With increased fuel and food prices hitting the UK hard at the moment and the domestic property market looking bleak, you'd be forgiven for thinking that…
No matter how much money you are transferring to purchase a property abroad, many people find currency exchange can be costly, tiresome and confusing. Also there never seems to be a right time to do it because exchange rates…