This is the question at the origin of this book. European family seems inevitable, and more so if one looks at foreign studies done - in Australia, the United States or Japan - of the family in Europe. However, studies of the different judicial and public policy laws in the different European Union member countries lead one to refine this first impression. The family does not have the same legal meaning in all places, and the ways in which it is defined by law and public policy continue to differ strongly, due in particular to historical factors, cultural traditions, and conceptions of the role of the State.
In order for the family to be part of the construction of a European citizenship, the pluralistic nature of its political definitions will have to be recognized. Putting the family into the context of evolving European integration has never been done before. It was made possible in this study thanks to the joint efforts of two editors with long experience in social science studies of the family and as expert advisors to the European Commission, and by the work of the best international specialists in the field. This is a book intended for specialists working in the social sciences, for social and government policy-makers in the fields of family and social policy, and for all those interested in European integration.
Passar bra ihop. Bloggat om The European Family. The Government underwrite guarantee means funding is available to UK organisations to support their students to continue their placement in their host EU country. We are seeking to agree arrangements with the European Commission to ensure UK students can complete their exchange. The European Commission has published guidance on professional qualifications. Where UK nationals have already been recognised by an EU country as holding valid professional qualifications this will remain valid after the UK leaves the EU. This will depend on decisions by each country.
However, the UK is seeking bilateral agreements to maintain healthcare rights as a top priority. You can find out more about healthcare abroad.
For people visiting the EU, you should buy travel insurance to ensure you can travel safely. You should make sure you understand the terms and conditions of the travel insurance policy, and that you are happy with the level of healthcare and travel disruption cover it provides. The FCO has guidance on what your travel insurance policy should cover. If you already have travel insurance to cover your trip, your insurer should let you know if there will be any changes to the way your policy is serviced after the UK leaves the EU.
If you have questions about what your travel insurance policy covers, you may wish to contact your insurer. Find guidance on benefits and pensions in a no deal scenario. If you live in the EU or European Economic Area EEA and have a personal pension or annuity with a UK-based provider, your provider should have made plans to make sure you can still get payments from your personal pension or annuity, even if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
Your provider should contact you if they need to make any changes to your personal pension or annuity, or the way they provide it. If you have any concerns about whether you might be affected, you should contact your provider.
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If you are unsure whether you have an occupational pension or personal pension, you should contact your provider to check. There is nothing in UK pensions legislation which prevents occupational pension schemes from making pension payments overseas. If your pension is paid into a UK bank account, your bank should contact you if they need to make any changes to your product or the way they provide it as a result of Brexit. If you are unsure whether you have an occupation pension or personal pension, you should contact your provider to check. Your provider should contact you if they need to make any changes to your product or the way they provide it.
However, if you have any concerns about whether you might be affected, you should contact your provider. Any valid will made under UK law before Brexit, including wills that apply to property situated in the EU, will remain valid under UK law. However the effect of the will in relation to property abroad continues to be subject to the law of the country in which the property is situated.
Brexit will not change any existing UK rules for inheritance tax. Inheritance tax is levied on transfers of worldwide assets by individuals domiciled in the UK, and transfers of UK assets by non-domiciled individuals. Brexit will not change existing double taxation arrangements. The UK has double taxation agreements with all EU countries which will continue to apply after Brexit. Many EU Member States only recognise third country licences for up to 6 months. EU issued driving licences will continue to be recognised in the UK after Brexit. You can find more information on driving licences.
If you are driving a UK-registered and insured vehicle, all UK motor insurance providers will continue to provide third party motor insurance cover for travel to EU or EEA countries. You will not need to purchase additional third party motor insurance policy cover if driving in these countries with a UK-registered vehicle. If you are driving a vehicle that is registered and insured in your host country, you will not be affected. That could be the case if it transpires that EU workers here lose out compared to workers back in their home country as well as British workers, because that would mean they would be disadvantaged as a result of using their free movement rights.
Linking benefits to the cost of living, but without considering other factors, might result in some EU workers getting less than their UK counterparts, and also getting less than people in their home state who have never moved. For instance, child benefit might be a relatively bigger fraction of household income in some countries than it is in the UK.
And some countries continue to pay child benefit for longer than the UK does.
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