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Latest update : 2017-05-26

A piece of work: New French government braces for labour law reform

The new French government has begun work on controversial plans to overhaul the country's strict labour laws. Unions and business representatives have been meeting ministers to discuss how the rules could be adjusted to help companies hire more easily. But it won't be easy: previous attempts to reform the labour code have caused strikes and massive public demonstrations.

Also in this programme:

  • How do companies feel about the EU's future? As Paris and Berlin push for more integration in the eurozone, we look at how the business world feels about the EU, and the future of the European economy.
     
  • Happy talk: We bring you a report on why French companies are hiring special Happiness Officers to boost office morale.

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2017-10-19 world economy

Must it come down? Market analysts bracing for correction

Thirty years on from Black Monday, are global stock markets heading for another crash? Chris Beauchamp, chief market analyst at IG, tells FRANCE 24's Kate Moody that the...

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2017-10-12 Shinzo Abe

Assessing Abenomics: Japanese voters to focus on the economy

Has Abenomics been a hit or a miss? Japanese voters will have their say on the prime minister's economic vision when they head to the polls on October 22. Seijiro Takeshita, Dean...

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2017-10-05 Bitcoin

What's the future of money?

In this special edition of People & Profit, we're looking into the future of a cashless world. We head to China, where mobile phones are fast becoming the most common way to pay...

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2017-09-28 wine

Shy about retiring: Swiss voters reject plans to boost pension funds

Can we afford to grow old? As Swiss voters reject plans to boost pension funding, we're looking at the dilemma facing governments and workers over the cost of retirement, with...

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2017-09-21 economy

Brexit and the city: Paris, Frankfurt, Dublin vying for new business

The March 2019 deadline for wrapping up Brexit negotiations is creeping closer and a lack of clarity about the future is leading to instability in Britain's business world....

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