G20 finance ministers to join videoconference on Tuesday

Finance ministers and central bank governors of G20 member countries will hold a second videoconference on Tuesday to strengthen measures against the coronavirus pandemic, the Saudi hosts said. The twenty economic powers are committed to “common frontIn the fight against the Covid-19 claiming to be ready to inject 5,000 billion dollars into the world economy, […]

W&W fears a profit slump due to corona virus

Desert red & Württembergische If the corona crisis lasts longer, W&W expects a drop in profits. (Photo: dpa) Munich The building society and insurance group W&W fears a drop in profits due to the corona crisis. If the pandemic lasts significantly longer, this year’s net profit could shrink to less than EUR 220 million and […]

towards an extension of the deadline for completing your tax return

Announcements should be made during the week. The 2020 campaign for reporting income for 2019 should logically start in early April. By Le Figaro with AFP The Minister of Action and Public Counts Gérald Darmanin, March 18. POOL / REUTERS Because of the coronavirus, the government is considering extending the deadline for declaring its income […]

The motor insurance sales driver is facing a change

Allianz board member Axel Theis Despite huge challenges, car insurance is likely to remain extremely important for insurers for quite some time. (Photo: Allianz SE) Munich in the alliance Center for Technology (AZT), the insurance experts want to know exactly what happens to the driver and vehicle in the event of an accident. That is […]

Austria to make mask mandatory in supermarkets

Vienne is strengthening its system against the epidemic. This Monday, the Austrian Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, announced at a press conference that the country intends to make the wearing of the mask compulsory in the country’s supermarkets. A “big changeFor Austrian consumers, which should theoretically apply from Wednesday. “It is not in our customs but we […]

truckers called upon to exercise their right of withdrawal from this Monday

The CFDT, FO and CFTC unions denounce the “breaches” of health protection measures against the coronavirus. By Le Figaro with AFP In front of the roadside restaurant L’Escale in Déols, near Chateauroux. GUILLAUME SOUVANT / AFP Road transport unions CFDT, FO and CFTC call on drivers to exercise “individually” their right of withdrawal from this […]

“Name and shame” against Adidas and H&M, accused of taking advantage of the crisis

Multinationals have announced in recent days that they will suspend their monthly rental payments for hundreds of their stores, taking advantage of a government aid plan. Adidas (here a store in Berlin) Despite being one of the country’s flagships, the pill has not gone to Berlin. MICHELE TANTUSSI / REUTERS Across the Rhine, beware of […]

partial unemployment requested for 2.2 million employees

The use of the partial unemployment scheme had been requested Friday evening by 220,000 companies for 2.2 million employees in total, announced the Minister of Labor, Muriel Pénicaud, Sunday at the “Grand Jury RTL / Le Figaro / LCI”. “As of Friday evening, we had 220,000 companies that had requested partial unemployment for all or […]

Allianz supervisory boards want a huge increase in salaries

Munich In the middle of the corona crisis, the supervisory board of the alliance with the demand for a 20 percent higher fixed remuneration. The twelve-member committee wants to have it approved at the Annual General Meeting on May 6. This is clear from the insurer’s agenda. Item 6 of the otherwise rather unspectacular agenda […]