Category Archives: "Human Resources"

A new scheme for maintaining employment during Covid-19 period: Reduced activity for employment (ARME)

A new scheme of partial activity (or furlough) is implemented in France. Its objective is to ensure employment within companies facing long-term reduction in activity which does not compromise their continuity and who need the financial support from the Government for a temporary period. It is different from the specific partial activity scheme implemented to […]

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The Government has announced a new plan to support the hiring of young people

A compensation in social taxes for companies hiring young workers The country is facing a growing social and economic crisis as a direct consequence of the recent health events. A significative break on growth and employment is expected, with young people representing the most affected population. The French Government has therefore decided to invest 6.5 […]

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CORONAVIRUS- Purchasing power bonus (“Macron bonus”): the conditions for payment are alleviated

CORONAVIRUS- Purchasing power bonus (“Macron bonus”): the conditions for payment are alleviated In our newsletter of February 28th, 2020 , attached for reference, we informed you of the renewal of the “Macron bonus” for 2020. Recent legislation passed in the context of the Coronavirus situation has now removed the requirement of a profit-sharing agreement for […]

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Telecommuting expenses during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis: Should employers bear the cost?

Telecommuting expenses during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis: Should employers bear the cost? As part of the state of health emergency declared in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, the French Government has strongly recommended the implementation of telecommuting for activities and positions compatible with this organization of work. It has more recently also provided an […]

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Covid-19: Employer statement for employee commute or travel

CORONAVIRUS: Supporting document for business travel As part of the emergency measures taken against the Covid-19 epidemic, the French President decided, on March 17th, 2020, to reduce as much as possible travels and contacts, and ordered a containment applicable within the entire territory. Travelling is therefore prohibited except in very specific cases and only if […]

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Covid-19 epidemic: Accompanying measures taken by the French Government

Covid-19 epidemic: Accompanying measures taken by the French Government Measures have been taken by the French Government to support the Companies and employees impacted by the Covid-19 epidemic. This purpose of this note is to inform you about the three main measures relating to  employment costs and employee revenues : the partial unemployment scheme, the […]

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The “Macron bonus”

Posted by Helen Abruzzino · on February 28, 2020 · in Human Resources, Remuneration · with 0 Comments

The “Macron bonus”

In response to “yellow vests” protests, the Government implemented last year an optional compensation, in the form of an exceptional “purchasing power” bonus paid by employers and exempt from social contributions and employee income tax. The so called “Macron bonus” is now renewed for 2020 but under new conditions. – Employees who could be eligible […]

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“Emploi franc”: a new legal framework providing financial aid to employers

A new Governmental aid called “Emploi franc” aims to support the recruitment of job seekers from low-income neighbourhoods. Applied on an experimental basis in specific areas since April 1st, 2018, this aid has been recently generalized nationwide.. It applies to employment contracts signed during 2020 year. – Specific conditions targeting a limited audience – This […]

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Breaches of Highway Code with a company vehicule : The employer must disclose identity

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you that since January 1st 2017, when an infringement is committed with a company vehicule, the employer must disclose the identity and the address of the employee who committed the infringement, otherwise the employer will be subject to pay a fine of 750 euros.     – […]

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Clarified payslip and the electronic option

From January 1st 2017, companies are able to remit electronic payslips providing that employees are informed of their right to refuse and that they do not exercise that right. From January 1st 2018, companies with a headcount of less than 300 Employees will be required to provide a simplified payslip. In fact, the new payslip […]

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