Only 21 miles separate England from France. This is one of the main reasons why companies from both countries tend to do business together. Each country has very different values, customs and ways of doing things. Thus, it is important to take note of these aspects before starting to get in touch. Knowing more about the people in front of you will enable you to do good business, in a good atmosphere. As a fact, it's always much easier to get a contract signed quickly when you know who you are dealing with. So, what are the cultural differences between English and French companies? Focus.