The RSA will Increase in September

SOCIAL AID: This will be the fifth exceptional increase of RSA since 2013 … As envisaged in the government’s plan to fight against poverty , the revenu de solidarité active (RSA) will increase in September, the government announced Tuesday the collective Alert (charitable associations) at a meeting at Matignon. The Social Affairs Minister Marisol Touraine announced …

Mobile Phones: Free Launch Unlimited Roaming in 35 Countries

TELECOMS: The mobile phones operator had maintained the suspense before the announcement … So here, this new offering “which has not pleased competitors” in the words of Xavier Niel. Free announced Tuesday morning improving his mobile phones service abroad: roaming, that is to say, the possibility of using another operator abroad, will now be included in its …

Increasing Taxes on the Cheapest Cigarettes

TOBACCO: This change corresponds in a cigarette in an increase of between 10 and 20 cents per pack to those currently sold at 6.50 euros … New higher taxes on cigarette packets and the cheapest rolling tobacco. The government has increased the “minimum tax” on these products via a decree published Friday in the Official …

Côte d’Azur: Tourism activity in 2016 “slightly down” compared to 2015

ECONOMY:  The number of overnight stays in hotels and residences fell 3% …  Unusually for tourism on the French Riviera . It’s the summer beating down the numbers. Following the bombing of Nice , attendance Alpes-Maritimes suffered a 10% decline, impacting the results of the activity. “Cote d’Azur down slightly” in 2016, informed the CRT …