22 ° C
Sunny Intervals
Breaking News

4 new cases of Covid-19 on 30 Sept. in Monaco brings total to 218: 7 hospitalised - 5 residents, 29 home monitored, 181 healed, 1 resident death

Good news comes late for Francois Hollande

Good news comes late for Francois Hollande

By Staff Writer - February 13, 2017

Photo: Twitter Pôle emploi
Photo: Twitter Pôle emploi

The French jobs market has reported its second consecutive year of employment growth, with 200,000 new jobs created in the commercial sector during 2016. The government said that the latest figures confirm the fact of economic growth in France.

The last three months of 2016 were the seventh consecutive quarter of jobs increasing, taking the total over 2015 and 2016 to more than 300,000 new positions.

The jobs market fell in numbers in 2012, 2013, and 2014. The Ministry of Labour said that the improvement was due to “measures taken by the government”.

Temporary employment has reached its highest level since the beginning of 2008, and the sector is considered a precursor of employment trends.

Overall, job creation in 2016 is a good omen for the publication next Thursday of the unemployment rate for 2016.

In the third quarter, the rate stood at 9.7 percent in metropolitan France and 10 percent in France as a whole. However, between 2.81 and 3.47 million remain unemployed.

The new hirings have come too late for the outgoing president, Francois Hollande, who has suffered record-braking unpopularity. Presidential elections are due in three months’ time.



IMSEE publishes annual GDP report


Fedem’s latest journal: all you need to know about teletravail

Previous articleAnother great year for Monaco’s economy
Next articleWatch this space at Top Marques Monaco


September 30, 2020 | Business & Finance

Bonus offered for home renovations

Stephanie Horsman

The Monegasque government is encouraging owners and tenants to give their homes a make-over by offering a “renovation bonus” as part of the State’s plan for economic recovery.

Cassandra Tanti

Italy has seen an influx of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) from around the globe, keen to take advantage of a recently introduced tax policy providing income tax relief.

September 28, 2020 | Business & Finance

1st quarter results show 74% loss in turnover

Cassandra Tanti

The health crisis is thwarting the recovery efforts of Monaco’s largest employer, SBM, which saw profits plummet this summer ahead of a “very difficult” winter.

September 25, 2020 | Business & Finance

Tourism in Monaco “less gloomy” than predicted

Cassandra Tanti

The summer tourist season was better than expected thanks to the loyalty of French, Swiss and Italian visitors, according to the latest figures by the Tourism and Congress Department.