At the same time, it has aggressively sought to attract foreign direct investment - and with considerable success.
One result is that it is now very simple and straightforward to set up business in France, although local advice is essential in order to ensure compliance with legal and financial regulations – contact us to learn more about the benefits of company formation France and how we can help with this through our office in Paris.
In addition to commercial bank loans, various types of assistance to new businesses may be available.
These grants and loans from local authorities help with finding sites, shared cost access to support services, tax incentives and grants for innovative new companies.
Recruitment itself is reasonably straightforward in France but labour laws are very complex, much more so than in most other EU countries. Employment contracts for a fixed term are only permissible in a limited number of situations.
However state ownership is still a significant feature of the French economy, particularly in infrastructure industries and some restrictions still apply.It is essential to take legal advice before offering or entering into any kind of employment contract.We have a carefully selected team of legal and recruitment specialists based in France.A SARL (Limited Company) or SAS (Simplified Joint Stock Company) are the most popular for overseas clients.The Societé Par Actions Simplifieé (Simplified Stock Company) is a relatively new type of entity in France.