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French flexicurity - Part 3: the vocational training reform
11/12/2019

In his report on the French Flexicurity, Edward Hamilton analyses the reforms undertaken by President Macron to transform the French social model. The vocational training reform is one of them. This reform aims at developing and strengthening the competitivity of the employees by improving the quality and access to training.

French flexicurity - Part 2: The labor market reform
11/5/2019

In his report on the “French Flexicurity”, Edward Hamilton, Labor Market Expert at the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv) analyses the reforms undertaken by President Macron to transform the French social model. The labor law reform is the backbone of this structural change. The goal of the labor market reform engaged in September 2017 is to give a major impetus to the French economy and to favor employment by modernizing and adapting the French labor code.

Meet the Wellness companies of Occitanie at EcoLife Scandinavia
11/1/2019

Meet the wellness companies of the French region Occitanie at EcoLife Scandinavia in Malmö on November 13th & 14th . Four innovative companies will showcase their products on the Occitanie region pavilion, stand D21.

In November 2019, SMILE will welcome EUW for the first time
10/30/2019

As part of European Utility Week (November 12th to 14th, 2019), SMILE is organising tours of smart grids projects currently being deployed on the field in Nantes and Rennes (November 15th, 2019).

French flexicurity - Part 1: context & outcomes
10/29/2019

Edward Hamilton, Labour Market Expert at the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv), wrote a report on the “French Flexicurity” published in May 2019. Business France Nordic is now launching a series of interviews in which we discuss the outcomes of this report. The first part is dedicated to introducing the context and the main findings of the report.

Successful ‘’Première’’ for the French Design & Decoration Day!
10/21/2019

The first edition of the French Design & Decoration Day took place at the French Residence in Stockholm on the 9th of October! More than 130 professional visitors came to meet 11 French exclusive brands and listen to inspirational trend seminars. An event dedicated to Design & Decoration for the Contract market.

French attractiveness scoreboard 10th edition: see what makes France attractive
10/17/2019

Business France in partnership with the Directorate General of the Treasury (DG Trésor) just released the 10th edition of the French Attractiveness Scoreboard. This Scoreboard presents France more attractive than ever to foreign investors, thanks to its structural assets, its pro-business climate and entrepreneurial dynamic and its progress on the path of a carbon-free economy. Here is a selection of the main outcomes...

The city of light is the brightest spot for foreign investors
10/15/2019

The Institute for Business Value, part of the IBM Services Group, publishes every year the Global Location Trends Report, which presents the key trends in international investment. The 2019 edition of the Report enlighten us about three mains observations related to France: Paris is the most attractive city in the world for foreign investments, France is in the top 3 of the most attractive European countries. France is also the 6th largest investor and the 6th most attractive country in the world for foreign investments.

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