A new device to encourage savers to invest in French SMEs

“Eligible Relance funds primarily benefit from this guarantee managed by Bpifrance”, indicates the General Directorate of the Treasury. INGRAM / PHOTONONSTOP Are savers aware of the Relance label? Too early to tell, we cautiously answer the Treasury. While fund managers and large life insurance companies have largely taken hold of the label, wealth management advisers … Read more

Funds that invest in SMEs, be selective

COLCANOPA Investing in the real economy and supporting local businesses: this is an ambitious program, accessible to savers wishing to invest their savings in the capital of French SMEs. Several arguments make this investment attractive. First of all, it is encouraged by the state through a tax benefit. This device, called the “Madelin law income … Read more

More than one in two SMEs have experienced a decline in activity since using the health pass

During the month of August, first in public places and then in certain large shopping centers, the health pass entered into force as an additional measure in the fight against Covid-19. But this protocol is not without impact for companies in the catering, distribution, sport or entertainment sectors. From August 18 to 28, the Confederation … Read more

The Minister of SMEs, Alain Griset, tried in September for failure to declare assets and interests

The Minister in charge of SMEs, Alain Griset, during a press conference, in Paris, in November 2020. POOL / REUTERS The Minister responsible for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Alain Griset, is summoned to appear on September 22 before the Paris Criminal Court for substantial omission in the declaration of his assets and his interests, … Read more

Corfo Opens A New Call For A Program To Support SMEs In The Chilean Music Industry – La Tercera

A total close to $ 192 million distributed in its first call Musical Factory, a support line designed in 2019 by Corfo’s creative economy area, specifically aimed at supporting the various companies that make up the Chilean music ecosystem -such as labels, agencies and digital aggregators-, with the aim of improving their competitiveness and marketing … Read more

SMEs in the electric “retrofit” feel abandoned by the State

Recharging of a voter vehicle in Godewaersvelde (North), in February 2017. PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP Is it the forgotten one of the ecological transition? The electric “retrofit”, which consists in replacing a heat engine by an electric battery on an old vehicle, seems less of a priority for the public authorities than the direct sale … Read more

Health pass: SMEs tackle the proposed sanctions

The operators of establishments which do not control the Sanitary Pass will incur one year of imprisonment and 45,000 euros in fines. The Confederation of SMEs (CPME) denounces a “disproportionate” sanction, and demands that it be replaced by administrative closures, deemed sufficient. Shutterstock Representing 243,000 structures generating 4 million jobs, the Confederation thus reacts to … Read more

Bercy retains around twenty additional structures to support the digitization of VSEs and SMEs

After launching a second call for projects last March intended to “massify” the digital transformation of VSEs and SMEs, Bercy announces today that it has retained 21 groups of operators out of 48 applications submitted. This brings to 51 the number of groups able to offer free training to small structures. Shutterstock Bercy indicates that … Read more