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If you need help with Thursday’s vote . . . in brief

A strong hand  The Conservative manifesto released last week contains 86 instances of the word ‘strong’, in case it was not clear that ‘strengthening her hand’ was something that Theresa May was concerned about. The word strong was also no doubt designed to throw shade on what the Conservatives might like voters to see as [...]

Race for Life

Cancer effects everyone and this years 4th annual 5K Race for Cancer Research UK gives you an opportunity to donate to cancer research, retain your fitness level and enjoy a wonderful summer morning.

The Run

It takes place June 11th at the beautiful l’Etang park in Mougins. Whether you stroll, jog or run, you will [...]

Driving to France? Check if you need a new emissions sticker to avoid a possible £100+ fine

By Faye Lipson, News Reporter MSE News

f you’re planning to drive to France and go through Paris, Lyon or Grenoble, beware. New rules mean you’re likely to need to display a vehicle emissions sticker on your windscreen, while older cars could be banned altogether at certain times.

The three French cities have introduced the ‘Crit’Air’ [...]

Brexit Day

by Christian Cosby, Iceni Projects

Brexit day is upon us. The debates set in motion by the referendum will now be amplified as the Government kicks off the process for real.

Will Brexit put rocket boosters on Global Britain, free from the overweening presence of Brussels? Or will raising the drawbridge close off trade [...]

Getting Connected in France

by Bob Elliott 

A List of Essential Web Sites

Here are the most useful web sites that will help you set up the best services for you. There are many more of course and there are others only your telecom provider has access to as part of the services they offer.

Use this site to [...]

Linda Shepherd, the Cancer Support Group Founder has died

We’re very sorry to report the death of Linda Shepherd

She was ‘an inspiration to us all’ and her work has helped thousands

Cancer Support France founder, Linda Shepherd, has died at the age of 64 following her own battle with cancer.

She founded the charity in 2002 in Poitou-Charentes after she was diagnosed [...]

The new Europe, The best laid schemes

by Richard Pickering Head of Research at Cushman & Wakefield

Supremely Pointless  In line with expectations, the Supreme Court has upheld the ruling that Parliament must vote on the issue before invoking Article 50.

What does this mean? Substantially, very little.  It feels inconceivable that Parliament will vote against the referendum decision, regardless of MPs [...]

The `Winter Fuel Payment

by Brian Cave

Roger Boaden who has working so very hard on getting this restored. I hope that you will react and send the mail as requested.

I have an urgent appeal from Roger Boaden to our members who registered on the European Parliament’s PETI website to signify support for Roger’s Petition to the Parliament’s [...]

Practicalities of Brexit for employees

by David Anderson 

This article is for general information only. You should only act or refrain from acting after receiving full professional advice on the facts of your particular case. This article is for general information and does not constitute investment advice. Always consult an IFA.

There [...]

Brexit opportunities

by David Anderson

This article is for general information only. Law is a highly specialised area and you should only act or refrain from acting after receiving full professional advice on the facts of your particular case. This article is for general information and does not constitute investment advice. [...]