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French state pensions – what’s all the fuss about?

Time to break the piggy bank?

In the wake of street protests against government reforms, Steven Grover demystifies the state pension system in France and the changes to retirement age. Continue reading French state pensions – what’s all the fuss about?

Secrets of successful negotiation in Grenoble

Getting past no! Photo: Hey Tiffany!

Rebecca Skillman talks to Ellen François-Jacobs, facilitator of the Working Women’s Network of Grenoble workshop ‘Essentials of Successful Negotiation’, 28 May. Continue reading Secrets of successful negotiation in Grenoble

‘Open to interpretation’ – an interview with Benjamin Penin

Ben interpreting for Anand Gokani (great grandson of Mahatma Ghandi)
Ben interpreting for Anand Gokani (great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi)

 

Benjamin Penin swapped sunny Manchester for downtown Grenoble in 2002 to pursue his dreams of living in the Alps and becoming a freelance translator.  Grenoble Life wanted to find out more … Continue reading ‘Open to interpretation’ — an interview with Benjamin Penin