Judicial liquidation of an Amazon carrier employing more than 600 people

The judicial liquidation of an Amazon logistics subcontractor employing more than 600 people in France was pronounced on September 5, we learned Thursday from staff representatives who denounce various “criminal offensesfrom the manager. The CSE (Social and Economic Committee) of Fast Despatch Logistics “makes the bitter observation today that the company’s accounts are at zero … Read more

Surge in sight for home insurance

By Daniele Guinot Posted 58 minutes ago, Update 58 minutes ago In France, bad weather has cost insurers 4.6 billion euros this year (here, in June, heavy rains flooded a street in Cap-Ferret). Benjamin Guillot-Moueix / Hans Lucas via Reuters Connect DECRYPTION – Several reinsurers no longer cover natural disasters. Houses will no longer be … Read more

How to get a mortgage without insurance?

DECRYPTION – Insurance, which is not compulsory, is an excellent way to protect yourself in the event of an accident in life, but it can weigh heavily when obtaining credit. In certain cases and for certain profiles, it is possible to dispense with it. It is the new pet peeve of bankers and brokers. Previously, … Read more

Life insurance: slight slowdown in July

The French still deposited more money than they withdrew on their life insurance in July, even if the differential was reduced compared to 2021, to 800 million euros, according to data communicated Monday by France Assureurs, the sector federation. In July 2021, net inflows thus amounted to 1.1 billion euros, i.e. 300 million more than … Read more

The French will be able to terminate their borrower insurance at any time

By Daniele Guinot Posted on 05/31/2022 at 7:13 p.m., Update on 05/31/2022 at 7:13 p.m. The expected gains from a change of insurer would be between 5,000 and 15,000 euros, on average, over the duration of the loan. 273446401/88studio – stock.adobe.com This reform, which comes into force on June 1, will strengthen competition between banks … Read more

A US agency recommends that the victory of a union at Amazon be ratified

An adviser to the American agency in charge of labor law (NLRB) recommended, after 24 days of hearings, the rejection of the objections filed by Amazon against the vote which led to the creation, at the beginning of the year, of the first union in one of its warehouses in the United States. Both parties … Read more

Life insurance, increasingly a product for wealthy savers

By Jorge Carasso Posted 1 minute ago, Update 1 minute ago Despite a slight slowdown in June, the lights have been green for life insurance since the post-Covid rebound. 74236317/StockRocket – stock.adobe.com Middle-class savers were scalded by the constraints of access to funds in euros. In recent years, the favorite investment of the French has … Read more

SpaceX and T-Mobile want to end ‘white zones’ with satellites

SpaceX satellites will connect directly to T-Mobile phones to provide telephone network to the most isolated places, beyond the range of relay antennas, announced Thursday August 25 the firm of Elon Musk and the German telecom giant . The new service, which will use SpaceX’s thousands of Starlink satellites already in orbit and work on … Read more

consumers better protected against forced selling

Telephone canvassing is more strictly regulated from April 1, 2022. ADOBE STOCK New rules apply to better regulate cold calling by telephone. Hasty insurance subscriptions over the phone are over. Since 1er April, new distance selling rules apply. “Consumers will be better protected”, argues Flor Gabriel, deputy director of the control of commercial practices at … Read more

record first-half profitability in non-life insurance

Swiss insurer Zurich Insurance reported record profitability in its non-life insurance business in the first half of the year on Thursday, driven by business insurance contracts and agricultural crop coverage. Read alsoZurich Insurance sells life insurance business in Germany Its combined ratio, the reference indicator for assessing the profitability of insurers, stood at 91.9%, the … Read more