Contraband tobacco is a massive phenomenon in France: 30% of consumption. Beware of smokers who would be tempted to obtain their packages from the first comer: the purchase of cigarettes on the sly is now liable to a fine of 135 euros. It is a decree published on December 20 that created this fourth class… Read More The purchase of cigarettes on the street liable to a fine of 135 euros
The amount of personalized housing assistance will be reassessed every quarter during the implementation of this reform. At the request of the National Family Allowance Fund, the government has decided to postpone the reform of personalized housing assistance to April 1 and no longer to January 1 as planned. “The government has chosen to postpone… Read More APL reform postponed to April 1 by the government
Emmanuel Macron’s anti-pension reform movement overtook that of 1995 on Friday. This Friday, December 27 marks an important symbolic step for the social movement against the pension reform. With this 23rd consecutive strike day at SNCF and RATP, the conflict, which began on December 5, exceeds in duration that of 1995 against Alain Juppé’s pension… Read More Strike against pension reform: conflict exceeds that of 1995
The purchaser of a property has ten days to exercise his right of withdrawal. “I signed a promise of sale to a notary for the purchase of an apartment. Finally, I changed my mind. What is the withdrawal period and am I sure to recover the advance of 5% of the value of the property… Read More Sale of real estate: can I renounce a promise to sell?
More and more companies, craft and industrial, play the card of transparency, in particular to retain the public. Biscuit factory, umbrella factory, automobile factory, shipyards … More and more companies, craft and industrial, are opening their doors to the public. “The arrival in the political debate of economic patriotism and the suspicion around the agro-food… Read More The good vein of corporate tourism
This SME with 25 employees in Morangis (Essonne) welcomes visitors to show its know-how and reassure gourmets about the composition of its products. In the noisy workshop, filled with hundred-year-old machines, a strong worker protected by thick gloves carries the “coming”, this paste of 40 kg of sugar and glucose syrup. He places it on… Read More Company visits: the confectioner Kubli opens its doors to "enhance the teams"
A chocolate factory, a central or a cutlery: the second edition of the “Backpacker for the company visit” offers some 450 addresses. A good way for brands – large and small – to reassure consumers. Are you arriving in a new region and hesitating between discovering a prestigious museum or having fun in a large… Read More Industrial tourism: a backpacker's guide to discover… businesses
Allergies all year round, new tropical diseases and stress linked to repeated natural disasters: in the decades to come, climate change will severely affect the health of the inhabitants of south-eastern France, experts predict. The Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is “a hot spot for climate change”, recalls the Regional Group of Experts on Climate (Greek) in… Read More Health affected by climate change in the south of France
The strike against the pension reform will continue to disrupt traffic at SNCF and RATP on Tuesday, with another 40% of TGVs in circulation and six metro lines closed, the two public companies announced on Monday. On the rail side, traffic will still be “very disrupted”, according to the railway company, which also plans to… Read More Not many trains under the tree for the 20th day of strike
The ToTok mobile messaging app, developed by a company in the United Arab Emirates and which has recently become popular in the Middle East and elsewhere, was deleted from Google and Apple application stores after suspicion of spying on users. Apple and Google confirmed on Monday that they have removed the app, whose name closely… Read More WhatsApp ersatz accused of spying on you