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5 tips to get your French business visa

5 tips to get your French business visa

You live in the US, Canada, South Africa, Australia or India and you have decided to move to France and create your business. Here are my 5 tips to get ready for your business visa application. ...

By Valérie Aston · 2 Apr 2021





French words you need to know no as an entrepreneur

French words you need to know no as an entrepreneur

Learning to manage your French business can be confusing as you are bombarded with many French words, not to mention acronyms! In this article, I have listed a few French words which you need to know. ...

By Valérie Aston · 27 Jan 2021


Planning 2021 for your French business

Planning 2021 for your French business

January is the ideal moment to sit down and start planning for the year ahead. Download my workbook “How to plan 2021 for your French business” to start this process. ...

By Valérie Aston · 12 Jan 2021


What is your word for 2021?

What is your word for 2021?

For the last 2 years, I have been associating a key word for the new year. This word has to summarise or define the spirit of my goals. Find out what it is for 2021. ...

By Valérie Aston · 7 Jan 2021




What is CFE and should I pay it?

What is CFE and should I pay it?

You have received a CFE bill - Contribution Fonciere des Entreprises. You are wondering whether it is a scam and if you should be paying it? Here is a video explanation ...

By Valérie Aston · 13 Nov 2020



How to Manage your Micro Entrepreneur Set Up Paperwork

How to Manage your Micro Entrepreneur Set Up Paperwork

You have recently registered a micro entrepreneur or are feeling lost with the number of letters and paperwork coming through the post. Or you registered your micro entrepreneur up to 6 months ago. ...

By Valérie Aston · 13 Jul 2020