Louis Gallois is opposed to the arrival of “mini-jobs” in France

Louis Gallois, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PSA Peugeot-Citroën, … Louis Gallois, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PSA Peugeot-Citroën, said yesterday, Saturday that he was not favourable to the importation into France of “mini-jobs”, these low-paying jobs to direct the unemployed to return in the world of work. “There is a dignity in …

Lower Gas Prices in May

Regulated gas tariffs applied by GDF Suez to more than 7 million French households, will decline by 1.16% on average (excluding taxes) on 1 May. The decline will be 1.2% for households that heat with gas, 0.4% for those who use gas only for cooking and 0.8% for those who use it for both uses, …

Nina Ricci heiress jailed for fraud

The heiress of the fashion and perfume house Nina Ricci was sentenced Monday to three years in prison, two of which were suspended, a one million euro fine and the consfiscation of two properties for tax fraud. Arlette Ricci, the heiress of the famous fashion house is one of the first to be charged and …

French Prefer Cash

ECONOMY: This is the most common method of payment … To pay, the French prefer cash Despite the development and widespread acceptance in the shops of contactless payment, supposed to revolutionize the way of payment, cash remains one of the preferred transaction methods of the French, according to an Ifop poll for the CIT company Brink’s …

The FN proposes to “jump without a parachute from the plane,” said Laurent Fabius

POLICY The foreign minister said he had a conversation with Marine Le Pen who confirmed that “the economic arguments do not hold water” .. Today, the Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius is attacking the economic proposals of the Front Nationale saying that Marine Le Pen’s party proposes to “jump without a parachute from the plane,” in …

Vacation Vouchers: Four million French took the opportunity in 2014

Launched in 1982, under Francois Mitterrand, the holiday voucher, known as cheque vacancies, is more popular than ever. According to the ANCV ( Agence Nationale pour les Chèques-Vacances),  4 million French families benefited from last years payment as the figures was released earlier today, Thursday. The amount in monetary terms that the vouchers represented was …