Hubert Mongon (UIMM): “Do everything to ensure that confinement does not prevent the restart of activity”

Hubert Mongon (UIMM): “Do everything to ensure that confinement does not prevent the restart of activity”

Health measures to protect employees, government aid, prospects for resumption of activity: three weeks after the entry into force of the confinement, the general delegate of the Union of industries and metallurgy trades (UIMM), Hubert Mongon, makes update on the economic and social situation of the industry in an interview with “Echos”. In the metallurgy, you signed a joint declaration with three unions out of four, an agreement on the fixing of paid leave by…

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Vocational training: the CPF time bomb

Vocational training: the CPF time bomb

Only one in six employees has recovered their remaining hours from the old DIF device, shows an Ipsos survey for Wall Street English. The government does not want to postpone the December 31 deadline. To avoid provisioning billions of euros? J less… There are only two and a half months left to inflate his personal training account (CPF) with unused euros from the DIF, the previous individual training system, and if all those who have…

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US elections: the stock markets continue to rise

US elections: the stock markets continue to rise

European indices opened higher on Thursday. Joe Biden is getting closer to victory in the presidential election, but the Senate risks eluding the Democrats. A perspective that the markets appreciate. The day before, the CAC 40 had jumped 2.44% and Wall Street had ended up sharply. European markets opened sharply higher on Thursday. The scenario of a victory for Joe Biden without a Democratic majority in the Senate seems to be taking shape. The markets…

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Budget: the difficult hunt for unnecessary government administrative commissions

Budget: the difficult hunt for unnecessary government administrative commissions

In the finance bill for 2020, the government ensures that it will cut around 90 public bodies out of the 390 or so that currently exist. This hunt for “useless” instances had been presented by Emmanuel Macron and Edouard Philippe as one of the avenues to finance the tax cut of 5 billion euros for the middle classes. In mid-October, the news that the National Observatory for Poverty and Social Exclusion (ONPES) was going to…

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UBS will tax deposits from 250,000 Swiss francs

UBS will tax deposits from 250,000 Swiss francs

To respond to the pressure of low interest rates on its balance sheet, UBS has decided to tax its clients’ deposits from 250,000 Swiss francs, against 500,000 previously. Low rates continue to weigh on banks. To the point that UBS has chosen to tighten its deposit policy in Switzerland. The Swiss bank will indeed lower the threshold from which fees apply on deposits in order to offset the pressure of negative rates. Asked, UBS France…

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Coronavirus: French growth could be impacted

Coronavirus: French growth could be impacted

According to the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire, the coronavirus epidemic which is currently raging risks costing France 0.1 point of growth in 2020. A forecast that could worsen if the situation does not improve. Appeared in the heart of China, the coronavirus could impact French growth. On Thursday, the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire affirmed that the epidemic which worries the whole world, should cut French growth by 0.1 percentage…

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