>> Regulated gas prices increase by 4,4%
Regulated gas prices, applied by Engie, increased by 4.4% on Tuesday, June 1. An increase in particular linked to the rise in gas prices on the world market and lower than usual European stocks.
- “This increase is 1.2% for customers who use gas for cooking, 2.6% for those who have dual use, cooking and hot water, and 4.6% for homes that heat themselves. gas “, said the Energy Regulatory Commission.
>> Decrease in state aid to sectors in difficulty
State aid to the sectors most affected by the health crisis is maintained, but decreases gradually from this Tuesday June 1st.
- The solidarity fund, which compensates companies in tourism, culture, sport, events and related sectors up to 20% of their turnover before the crisis, is maintained for three months, until the end of August .
But the compensation was limited in June to a 40% share of the loss of turnover, with still a compensation ceiling of 20% of the turnover achieved before the crisis.
In July, the compensated portion will drop to 30% of the loss in turnover, to drop to 20% in August.
>> Refusal of the old employer certificate formats
Until then, Pôle Emploi still tolerated the old models of certification sent by employers. As of this Tuesday, June 1, only the updated model will be accepted. The employer certificate is a document given to the employee at the end of his employment contract to enable him to assert his rights to unemployment benefits.
This particularly concerns VSE with less than 11 employees who can still send their certificates in paper version and must therefore request the valid format from Pôle Emploi. The dematerialized route is however favored, the employer certificate being available within the scope of the Nominative Social Declaration (DSN) and in the employer’s space of Pôle-emploi.
>> Short-time working is changing
Companies in the protected sectors (hotel and catering, sport, culture and events) continue to benefit from 100% support by the State.
For companies in unprotected sectors, the remainder is payable. from 15% to 25%. Then, in July, employees in unprotected sectors will have their net wages paid for at 72%, and no longer 84%, by the State. It will be up to their employer to supplement eventually.
>> Ban on the circulation of polluting vehicles
Already in force in intramural Paris since December 1, 2020, the ban on the movement of vehicles carrying the Crit’Air 4 sticker extends to the low-emission zones of Greater Paris from June 1. Diesel cars built before 2006, as well as those with gasoline engines from before 1997 It will therefore no longer be possible to circulate on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in these areas. For heavy goods vehicles, buses and coaches, this ban is valid every day. A fine of 68 euros could be applied to offending private vehicles.
Exceptions are however provided for vehicles transporting disabled people, collection vehicles, emergency vehicles, or vehicles used to supply markets, for removals, cultural events or filming.
>> End of the winter break
The winter break ends on Tuesday June 1 this year, instead of April 1 normally. Last year, it was also postponed due to the consequences of the health crisis. Evictions will be carried out “in a much more progressive way”, has indicated
Emmanuelle Wargon, the Minister of Housing on France Inter on May 21. In particular, she promised to “take better account of the situation of people, to offer rehousing or accommodation to each person concerned and to compensate the owners” if the tenant is not immediately evicted.
>> End of the state of health emergency
The state of health emergency ends on Tuesday, June 1. A transitional state is in place until September 30: the government can take certain measures, for example on travel, access to shops or gatherings. The use of curfews and local confinements is limited, knowing that the curfew is in effect until the end of June.
>> The health pass comes into effect on June 9
The health pass will come into effect from June 9. It will be limited to large gatherings, of more than 1,000 people, which do not allow the application of barrier gestures.
To access these large gatherings, it is mandatory to present a negative virus screening result, proof of vaccination, or even a certificate of recovery after contamination.
This health pass is subject to safeguards limiting attacks on individual freedoms. Only authorized persons may carry out checks.
>> Last days for taxes – In Charente, it’s already over
Pay attention to your tax return! If the health crisis has upset the 2020 fiscal calendar, the 2021 campaign is going well on time. The closing date is June 1 for online declarations from departments 20 to 54 (including Corsica) and June 9 for departments 55 to 95 and Overseas – for other departments such as Charente and declarations in the format paper, it’s already finished.