Chinese growth at a record low, a first for 27 years

China: Chinese Growth at a Record Low, a First for 27 Years

ECONOMY: Chinese growth slumped in the second quarter despite Beijing’s support efforts At the height of trade tensions with Washington, China’s growth weakened over one year in the second quarter (+ 6.2%), marking its weakest performance for at least 27 years, despite Beijing’s support efforts. This figure, in line with forecasts of a panel of […]

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GAFA tax "à la française" in the process of being adopted, the United States launch an investigation

GAFA Tax “à la Française” in the Process of Being Adopted, the United States Launch an Investigation

The “GAFA” tax, on the digital giants, must be definitively adopted by Parliament. At the same time, the United States is launching an investigation into the effects of this tax. The Parliament should adopt definitively Thursday 11th July 2019, for a final Senate vote for right-wing majority, the introduction of a tax on “Gafa”, making France one of the first […]

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Sustainable Business Practices in France

Sustainable Business Practices in France

Among businesses of all sizes, France remains a global leader in the realm of sustainability, from fashion to the food industry and beyond. In our current era of climate change, rampant pollution, and massive amounts of waste, finding sustainable solutions is more important than ever before. As such, corporations of all sizes can no longer […]

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The French Ministry of Finance has received more than 11 million euros from Apple. -

Apple Pays More than 11 Million Euros to French Tax Authorities

TAXATION: The taxation of US internet giants, such as Apple is a recurring issue of conflict between these companies and the French State Apple goes to checkout. The group paid 11.94 million euros to the French tax authorities, in addition to another payment of 576 million euros already made public last February, according to information from the Express / Expansion confirmed from […]

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Confronted with exacerbated competition and erosion of its subscribers in its historical market, the pay TV group Canal + wants to remove at least 500 positions in France, nearly 20% of its workforce in France.

Canal + France will Remove Nearly 500 Positions Through Voluntary Departures

The pay TV group, Canal + wants to cut 18% of its workforce in France, which currently stands at 2600 people. Canal + pay TV group announced Tuesday 9th July 2019, a “transformation project of its French activities” which will go through a voluntary redundancies plan “of up to 492 people, ” according to a statement. This represents a […]

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Conforama expects 1900 job cuts in France and 32 store closures

Conforama Expects 1900 Job Cuts in France and 32 Store Closures

A restructuring plan must be presented Tuesday 2nd July 2019 to the Central Works Council (CCE), according to unions CGT and FO. The group Conforama plans to eliminate 1,900 jobs in France in 2020, with the closure of 32 Conforama stores and that of the 10 stores of the Home Depot, did on Monday 1st July 2019 to the CGT and FO unions group. […]

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13 energy companies targeted for "abusive canvassing"

Energy Sector: 13 Companies Targeted for “Abusive Canvassing”

The premises of two companies marketing gas and electricity contracts and eleven of their subcontractors were raided by agents of the DGCCRF. The premises of two companies marketing gas and electricity contracts and eleven subcontractors working on their behalf were raided by agents of the DGCCRF as part of an investigation for “abusive canvassing”, practices increasing in the area. These searches, of a […]

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Orange will recruit twenty people this year in Lannion

Lannion: Orange will Recruit Twenty People this Year

The Orange Labs site at Lannion is launching its site rehabilitation project and will also hire twenty employees this year. By 2023, the Orange labs site in Lannion will be completely redone with a new building and others completely rehabilitated. A mutation which is also accompanied by a recruitment policy on the site. Recruitment since 2017 Twenty positions […]

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Europa Park is still recruiting: 300 people wanted to work at the water park

Europa Park is still Recruiting: 300 People Wanted to Work at the Water Park

A new assignment of recruitment is organized at Europa Park, the German amusement park located near Strasbourg. Jobs are available at the water park. Europa Park is looking for more than 300 employees for the new aquatic universe “Rulantica” . To meet this challenge, a recruitment evening will be held on July 12th 2019 at the 4-star hotel “Krønasår – […]

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