FRANCE – 2016 Minimum Salary Increases

The French government has announced an increase in the minimum legal monthly salary requirement (SMIC), with effect from 1 January 2016, bringing it up to 1466.62 EUR per month (up from 1457.52 EUR per month in 2015).

The SMIC is the minimum legal salary for all workers in France. A change to the SMIC affects minimum salary thresholds for some types of work permit.

Note that the French bargaining agreement’s specifications on the salary also have to be taken into consideration.

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FRANCE – 2016 Minimum Salary Increases

This alert was drafted using information provided by Apro ConsultingExpat Partners and Itama Mobility.

FRANCE – New Record-keeping Rules for Assignments

Recent changes to French labour law for companies sending their employees to France on assignment, under detachment status (i.e. remaining on home payroll).

These employers must appoint a legal representative in France who has access to documents pertaining to the applicant’s employment and the French assignment, and to send the host company in France certain documents prior to the start of the assignment.

Failure to comply with the new requirements could result in fines for both the employer abroad and the host company in France.

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FRANCE – New Record-keeping Rules for Assignments

This alert was drafted using information provided by Expat Partners in Paris.

FRANCE – 2015 Minimum Salary Increases

he French government has announced an increase in the minimum legal monthly salary requirement (SMIC), with effect from 1 January 2015, bringing it up to 1457.52EUR per month (up by 8%, from 1445.38EUR per month in 2014).

The SMIC is the minimum legal salary for all workers in France. A change to the SMIC affects minimum salary thresholds for some types of work permit.

Read more here:

FRANCE – 2015 Minimum Salary Increases

 

This alert was drafted using information provided by Anthony Pajot at APRO Consulting in Paris.

FRANCE – New Work Permit Application Forms from 1 January 2015

Effective 1 January 2015, three new work permit application forms will replace the existing seven, in an attempt to streamline and modernise application procedures.

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FRANCE – New Work Permit Application Forms from 1 January 2015

 

This alert was drafted using information provided by Anthony Pajot at APRO Consulting in Paris.

FRANCE – New Peregrine Partner – APRO Consulting

We are delighted to announce Anthony Pajot of APRO Consulting as our latest partner for Immiguru.  Anthony is a French immigration expert and has already started reviewing the French data held in Immiguru.

Anthony joins our existing partners, Annabelle Esbri at ITAMA Mobility and Fiona Mougenot at Expat Partners, who have welcomed him on board.

French immigration is extremely complex and we are all very pleased to have Anthony’s expert eye on the data in Immiguru; we know that his comments and additions will be beneficial for us and for all our clients.

Please feel free to contact Anthony directly to say hello and to ask him about his specific areas of expertise – his contact details are in Immiguru.