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May 26, 2021

How to live and work in Italy as a foreign business owner with the Italia Startup Visa

The Italia Startup Visa is an Italian government tool designed to attract innovative business owners and highly qualified workers to our country.   It introduces a bilingual, digital, centralized and accelerated procedure to facilitate granting of entrance visas for talented business owners who want to base their innovative business in Italy. Read how:     […]
April 13, 2021

Digital nomads in Italy: visas and tax incentives for remote workers

While the world of travel post-Covid 19 may look a bit different, most countries are beginning to reopen their borders. With the pandemic, the number of workers who do not have to go to the office every day has increased exponentially and competition has started among countries to attract digital nomads. For example, Greece offers […]
April 6, 2021

The tragic state of Florence’s restaurants

As consumers, we have done without restaurants for the best part of a year, save for a few months last summer and a brief burst of freedom in January. We have lost one of the keystones of human society, an integral part of Italian culture especially, but for most of us the loss amounts to […]

Covid-19: red zone rules continue in Tuscany

Tuscany will retain strict restrictions until April 20, but nursery and primary schools are set to reopen even in red zone conditions. The professional body of doctors have commented that the region’s hospitals are “close to breaking point” with 282 Covid patients in Tuscany’s intensive care units, which equals nearly 45 per cent of the […]
March 30, 2021

Covid-19: Easter rules in Italy

Up to two adults may spend time in another person’s home once a day in the same region
March 24, 2021

Obstinate resonance: YGBI research residency at Numeroventi

A couple people seem to be reticent about the term ‘study,’ but is there a way to be in the undercommons that isn’t intellectual? Is there a way of being intellectual that isn’t social? … I think we were committed to the idea that study is what you do with other people. It’s talking and […]

Italian Sketches: Elvira Gemignani Puccini

On November 29, 1924, aged 65, the Italian composer Giacomo Puccini died of a heart attack as a result of radiation treatment he was undergoing for throat cancer at the Institut de la Couronne in Belgium. He left a fortune equivalent to 200 million euro in today’s money, making him one of the richest musicians […]
March 11, 2021

The future of Florence: a report by The British Institute

It’s the spring of 2030, 08:00 on a sunny Wednesday morning, and you’ve stopped by an elegant café on a pedestrianised section of the lungarno near the Ponte alle Grazie. Along the bike lane to one side, a couple of electronic scooters drift past as you check your messages using the free city-wide wi-fi. Afterwards, […]
February 22, 2021

How to use Work for Equity for innovative startups and SMEs

From a study carried out by the Ministry of Economic Development in Italy – at the end of 2020 regarding the preceding year – the number of Innovative Start Ups grew by about 10.4%, exceeding the quota of 12,000 units, and Innovative SMEs increased by 567 units, thereby showing the capacity for resilience and adaptation […]
February 16, 2021

Your questions answered: UK Nationals in Italy

The British Embassy in Rome answers some of the most frequently raised questions by UK nationals in Italy with the latest information on the Withdrawal Agreement and citizens’ rights.         As a UK national I know I should be getting the new biometric residency card from our local questura. But what about […]