Aid for businesses and partial unemployment gradually reduced from 1 June


Several aid rules for state companies are changing from Tuesday 1er June. Here are the details, presented by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

For administratively closed businesses, aid is set at 20% of turnover within the limit of 200,000 euros per month of closure (in June, July and August). Until May, it was either this system or compensation of up to 10,000 euros.

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For companies in the tourism, hotels, cafes and restaurants, events, culture and sport sectors (sectors 1 and 1a) that received the solidarity fund in May, this fund will partially compensate for the loss of turnover, at the rate of :
– 40% of turnover losses in June (within the limit of 20% of turnover or 200,000 euros).
– 30% of turnover losses in July.
– 20% of turnover losses in August. It will be accessible from 10% loss of turnover. It will no longer be necessary to lose 50% of turnover to access it.

Partial unemployment benefit decreases sharply

The partial unemployment scheme also changes from this 1er June.

Employees whose remuneration is close to the minimum wage, regardless of the business sector of the company, will benefit from full maintenance of their salary.

From June to September, for establishments that are administratively closed and for those from sectors S1 and S1 bis whose turnover suffers a very significant drop (80%) due to health constraints, the rules of care are maintained at the end of the year. ‘identical.

The partial activity will be open to seasonal workers until the end of June

The employee benefits from an indemnity of 84% of his net salary (and 100% at the level of the minimum wage) and the remainder to be paid is zero for the employer. From September, the allowance will be reduced to 72%. The remainder payable by the employer will rise to 25% in August then 40% in September.

For common law companies, excluding sectors S1 and S1 bis, employee compensation remained at 84% in May and as much this month, then it will drop to 72% from July to September. The remainder payable by the employer, which was 15% in May, increases to 25% in June, then will rise to 40% from July to September.



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