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The French economy could see a sharp recovery from 2021 onwards, says OECD

The OECD projects that economic activity in France will rebound by 5.8% in 2021 and 4.0% in 2022. After a weak first half of 2021, activity will strengthen as the vaccine rollout accelerates and sanitary restrictions are lifted. The drawing down of the high level of saving due to the sanitary restrictions will boost consumption as pent-up demand is satisfied. Faster global growth will raise export prospects. Improving global demand, accommodative financing conditions, and government capital spending in line with the recovery plan will support investment. The Banque de France governor predicts that the French economy will grow by around 5.75% in 2021, despite risks caused by a resurgence in the COVID-19 crisis. In 2020, France was ranked #32 in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index. (Sources: OECD, Reuters, and CNBC).

XML employs workers for you in France
Quick, Simple, Compliant.

A trusted professional employment organization with in-depth knowledge of the market in France,  XML International provides you with end-to-end personalised solutions to recruit and manage remote team members for your activities in Willemstad or any other city in France, regardless of the size of your organisation or your industry.

Employees will be employed pursuant to local labour laws, and all required social security and taxation will be paid to the local Authorities.

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France Minimum wage

Minimum wage in France is 1555 EUR per Month. 

France Normal working hours

Statuatory working hours in France are 35  hour per week

France Annual leave

Workers are entitled to 25 days of paid leave per year.

France Sick leave

Workers are entitled to sick leave for a maximum of 6 months. 

France Maternity leave

Female workers are entitled to 16 weeks for a single birth in a family with two children in total, 26 weeks for a single birth in a family with at least three children, 34 weeks for twins and 46 week for triplets or more. The employee receives an allowance paid by the French Social Security. The amount of the daily maternity leave allowance is equal to the average income over the last 3 months that preceded the pre-natal leave, up to the quarterly limit set by social security.

France Paternity leave

Fathers are entitled to 11 days of paternity leave.

France Notice Period

In practice, the employer may decide to release the employee from performing this notice period with the payment of an indemnity in lieu of notice. The indemnity in lieu of notice is equal to the gross salary, subject to payment of social security contributions by the employer, which the employee would have received if he had worked during the notice period (including benefit in kind, bonus, allowances, as well as paid leave/rest days allowances).

Duration of notice period:

Seniority > 6 months <2 years: Notice given by the employer 1 month.

Seniority 2 years or more: Notice given by the employer 2 months.

France Probation period

The employer may stipulate a probation period in the employment contract. Its duration may be freely fixed by the parties within certain limits provided by the Labor Code and the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Standard probation periods are two months for office and blue-collar workers, three months for supervisors and technicians  and four months for executive employees

France VAT

The standard VAT rate is 20%.

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XML employs workers for you in France

Quick, Simple, Compliant

XML International, one of the best workforce solutions and employer of record services providers for France, supports the set-up and the management of your international workforce for all your activities in France. Our invaluable input consists of streamlining and handling for you the complete employment lifecycle of your teams in France. We give you all the keys to handle you staff in Paris or any city in France. XML’s knowledge of  labour French laws, tax and social security system, and employment regulations allows you to tackle the challenges of local compliance in France, navigate all the local complexities and avoid pitfalls.

The Best Employment Outsourcing Solutions for France

Smart Management of your Employees in France

Among our top priorities, compliance with French employment regulations and labour laws is number one. In addition to talent acquisition, recruitment services, and workforce management, we also ensure that our clients’ workforce management in France is aligned with French tax and social security rules and the latest immigration processes, including visas and work permits.

Here is the list of our core services supporting your activities in France.

• GEO Services for France (PEO and EOR)

• Contingent Workforce Services for France

• Managed Solutions Programs for France

• RPO & Staff Mobilization for France

Do Business in France, with or without creating your local legal entity

Take advantage of the targeted outsourcing solutions proposed by XML International for your expansion in France or for your employees already based there. We offer a comprehensive series of bespoke and scalable outsourcing solutions specially designed for the French market.

They range from professional employer organization employment (PEO), employer of record, and contingent workforce employment services, to help you grow effortlessly and successfully in France without any complications. We can also help you source, recruit, and onboard new team members locally, even if you don’t have an office in France.

XML provides you with everything you need to start doing business in France or to optimize your business if you are already operating there, leading to significant bottom-line savings and getting your business activities up and running in just days. Get in touch with the XML team to learn how we can boost your activities in France in a cost-effective way. 

Get started now and make the most of business in France today!

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