Don’t rush into a Brexit exit, says Robert Kent

Robert Kent discusses why moving to France before Brexit should not be rushed. Pictured: European and UK flags fly.
Robert Kent discusses why moving to France before Brexit should not be rushed. Pictured: European and UK flags fly.

Robert Kent of Kentingtons explains why a Brexit exit should not be rushed, but rather worked out slowly and carefully.

A common query, tackled

One of the most common queries I have at the moment is: “Should I rush to complete my move to France before Brexit, ie. December 31, 2020?” Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to suit everybody, as it depends on the situation.

Worryingly, there are some expat companies that are using fear of being locked out to scare people into making rash decisions, arguably to ensure that they use their services. This article is to separate fact from fiction on residency and to talk of the financial planning aspects, not all the possible rights won and lost (if you want comprehensive detail, Connexion has an excellent publication Brexit and Britons in France 2020).

The first thing that strikes me is that many people have this ...

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