Taxation and bureaucracy are the veritable banes of doing business in Italy. But the looming UK referendum on the EU is also worrying foreign entrepreneurs. Emma Cuthbertson speaks to six businesswomen to get more insight into the challenges faced.
Expats don't just move to Italy to grow olives or make wine. Some, like 46-year-old Matthew Peirce from the English town of Reading, have come to study the blood-feeding insects that blight our summers: mosquitoes.
Eighty foreigners are among the 1,222 applicants seeking to run 20 of Italy's top museums, including Florence's Uffizi Gallery and Rome's Borghese Gallery, in a recruitment drive aimed at shaking up the way the country's heritage is managed.