France to do 'everything it can' to support businesses during curfew
The French government says it will do “everything it can” to support businesses affected by the new Covid-19 restrictions, including a 9pm-6am curfew in France’s main cities. Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has outlined further aid to help businesses and households, as the country struggles to control the spread of the coronavirus. Also in the show - tech companies face more regulations in Europe, and US unemployment claims spike.
Businesses count cost of damage from Storm Alex in southeastern France
Businesses and local people in southeastern France are counting the cost of damage from Storm Alex, which led to major flooding in parts of the Alpes-Maritime region. The French government has pledged an initial fund of €100 million towards rebuilding efforts. The flooding damaged roads, bridges and buildings, cutting off access to some villages. Also today: we bring you the latest on talks between Democrats and Republicans over a rescue package for the US airline industry, after President Donald Trump called off negotiations over a wider stimulus plan.
Germany's exploited foreign workers amid coronavirus
After major coronavirus outbreaks at several businesses, German lawmakers are finally considering cracking down on the exploitation of foreign workers.
Remote working: Preventing digital eyestrain during Covid-19 period
To keep businesses going during this Coronavirus pandemic period, remote working has been the way out for most big and small enterprises. Here are a few things to know about digital eyestrain.
Ekiti records first COVID-19 death, Global cases of COVID-19 now over 2.5million and more
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How are small businesses dealing with the coronavirus shutdown?
Businesses around the world are having to make difficult decisions because of the lockdown measures imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Those running small businesses are having to overhaul operations and face harsh financial realities, often in spite of government support. The French government says that no firm should go bankrupt because of coronavirus and is offering financial help. But is it enough? FRANCE 24 has been speaking to three Paris-based entrepreneurs about how their businesses have been
Tech Cabal Townhall: Emerging tech
Tech Cabal Townhall: Emerging Tech convenes entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers and corporate organizations including telcos and financial institutions to examine how businesses, individuals and countries across the continent can maximize the benefits of emerging technologies, specifically AI and Blockchain.
Overcoming German businesses' cold feet in Africa
Many German businesses are reluctant to invest in Africa. But a new African business index might help build trust and foster better business relations.