“All the bosses I meet are in a state of great uncertainty,” says the Medef boss

Between inflation and the Ukraine conflict, the economic context seems uncertain for business leaders. While France’s gross domestic product (GDP) eventually contracted 0.2% in the first quarter, French business leaders seem to be navigating.uncertainty“. also readThe Medef advocates targeted measures in favor of purchasing power SEE ALSO – United States: Joe Biden hosts Fed chairman … Read more

Notebooks, toilet paper, cardboard… Why the price of paper is rising

AFP, published on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 at 10:22 am The price of paper has skyrocketed since the beginning of the year: manufacturers have doubled their prices in some cases, fueling fears of massive price increases for consumer goods, from exercise books to toilet paper. Why is the price of paper rising? With consumption resuming … Read more

Sales of new cars in France down for the twelfth consecutive month

The auto industry recorded 126,813 registrations in May, down 10.09% in a year. New car sales fell 10% again in May in France, a 12th straight month of decline in a market paralyzed by a shortage of electronic chips, according to figures released by Automotive Platform on Wednesday. The sector saw 126,813 registrations, down 10.09% … Read more

Sales of new cars in France down for the twelfth consecutive month

The auto industry registered 126,813 registrations in May, down 10.09% in a year. New car sales fell 10% again in May in France, a 12th consecutive month of decline in a market paralyzed by a shortage of electronic chips, according to figures released by Automotive Platform on Wednesday. The sector saw 126,813 registrations, down 10.09% … Read more

Life insurance, mortgages, right to a bank account… what will change on June 1st

The arrival of the month of June is accompanied by many new features. Le figaro takes stock of the measures that have come into force. The month of June also marks the start of new measures that could directly affect you. What will change from 01.01 More transparent management fees for retirement plans and life … Read more

stricter regulations come into force

Planned actions include: E-commerce players need to verify that published opinions actually come from people who bought the product. Abusive advertising, false ads on the Internet or door-to-door advertising: a European directive will come into force in France on Saturday to better regulate certain business practices. Adopted by the European Parliament and the European Council … Read more

The “laser” for smoking cessation: be careful smoking

AFP, published on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 10:53 am With the laser “Quit smoking in one session”, “85% success rate”: these enticing promises abound on the internet in France. But beware, this technique, like other supposed miracle methods, has not been scientifically validated, doctors and authorities warn. “1 year warranty & no weight gain”, … Read more

The town hall wants to offer a pass for motorized two-wheelers

The Paris Council will examine this proposal, which is intended to accompany the end of free surface parking planned for September. The deadline for submission is approaching. From September 2022, two-wheelers will no longer be allowed to park for free in Paris. Accompanying this purpose of free admission, an advisory draft published by the town … Read more

Salvadorans squat down

AFP, published on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 09:23 Bitcoin’s dollar value has shrunk by almost half since it gained legal tender status like the dollar in El Salvador in September 2021: Salvadorans have become accustomed to cowering under the storm. The law still requires traders to accept bitcoin as payment, but now the cryptocurrency … Read more

At the Aligre market, the paradox of seasonal fruit

AFP, published on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 08:47 “The apricot is too early”: In the aisles of the Aligre market in Paris, responsible consumers eyed strawberries and stone fruit with suspicion, which ripened earlier after the heat wave in early May. “I haven’t bought strawberries yet, I saw them coming at the stands, but … Read more