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What's the CAF?

It’s pure evil.

Well that’s a bit dramatic really as it’s an organisation that gives you money. It just takes forever.

The Caisse d’Allocations Familiales or the CAF as it’s known to its friends, is a bit like a benefits system. 284 more words


Do the French really love paperwork?

Oh my. Yes they do. 

They are experts in wine, cheese, bread and files.

Before you leave, photocopy everything. Definitely make a few copies of your passport and European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) ( 458 more words


Africa Renewables: Funding available for Burkina Faso solar project

The Banque Internationale pour le Commerce, l’Industrie et l’Artisanat du Burkina (BICIAB), a BNP Paribas Group subsidiary, will provide $16.5-million in financing to Eren Renewable Energy for a 15 MW solar power plant that is under construction in Burkina Faso. 253 more words

Mozambique Mining Industry

Future of banking is here, with VR

When you say “virtual reality,” most people think of immersive, interactive 3D video games — not banking. Banking, as a term is not fun. It’s complicated and boring, built on numbers and math — topics that would typically turn off you and me. 652 more words


BNP Paribas launches WeChat Pay in Europe

BNP Paribas, Europe’s leading bank for Cash Management, is introducing WeChat Pay a popular mobile payment solution in China, to retailers in France and subsequently across Europe, thus underlining its determination to support retail sector clients wishing to attract Chinese customers. 179 more words

Mobile Payments

BNP, EY Complete Blockchain Trial for Internal Treasury Operations

BNP Paribas and “Big Four” accounting firm EY are taking aim at back-office costs with their latest blockchain work.

Announced today, the two companies completed a trial aimed at investigating whether private blockchain technology could improve the bank’s global internal treasury operations. 202 more words