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Hiring a remote team in a country as France comes with a lot of overhead, such as compliance, local laws, taxes, etc. As a company, you don't want to worry about knowing all the local laws. Instead you want to focus on your remote team and the business. Rivermate's Employer of Record (EOR) solution helps companies hire remote employees in France. We take care of global payroll, taxes, benefits, compliance and HR activities. So you can focus on growing your business.

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1. Hire a remote team in France with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in France, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in France effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global Employer of Record (EOR) solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

2. Introduction

Rivermate is a global employment solutions company that provides Employer of Record services in France.

As an employer of record, we help you hire employees and run payroll services in France, allowing you to avoid the necessity of first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in France.

It is not necessary to establish an entity in order to hire an employee. We can hire your employee in any country with a few mouse clicks. Using our Employer of Record solution, you can have full compliance, benefits, and automated payments.

If you wish to hire a remote team in France or individually hire remote employees in France, Rivermate’s global employer of record services will make sure that the process will be as seamless as possible for you.

Send us a message so we can talk about how Rivermate’s Employer of Record France services can best help your company!

3. Hire a remote team in France

According to 2020 estimates, France has the seventh-largest economy in the world and the third-largest economy in Europe. It has a robust free market economy dominated by the services sector. It is the only nation that got the most Foreign Direct Investment from investors all over the globe in 2019, as well as the most visitors. France's primary businesses are the energy, tourism, and service sectors. There are several work possibilities accessible in France for expats in a variety of fields. France's unemployment rate is high in comparison to other wealthy nations, and it has been projected to reach 8.3% by 2020.

Emerging areas such as space research and development, information technology, and health care provide many job possibilities and assist raise the country's employment rates. Because France is a prominent tourist destination, there are many work possibilities in the tourism industry. France also draws engineers, scientists, and medical experts from all around the globe.

4. Cost of living in France

France's cost of living is $1363, which is 1.46 times more than the global average. France ranks 29th out of 197 nations in terms of cost of living and 26th in terms of quality of life.

In France, the average after-tax wage is $2346, which is enough to pay living costs for 1.7 months.

5. Cost of renting in France

The cost of renting a property in France is determined by its location and size. Depending on where you live, a one-bedroom apartment might cost you about 672.11€ ($797.9 USD). The rent might rise or fall depending on the amenities offered.

6. Major industries in France

The French finance industry, which employs around 13% of the workforce, has been unaffected by the epidemic. The banking industry is one of the country's largest employment. In 2019, the financial sector contributed 4.0% of total GDP.

The tourist business is one of the most important in France. This sector generates around 2.9 million direct and indirect jobs, accounting for 10.9% of employment and 9.7% of GDP. The pandemic has had a significant impact on this industry, with the number of travelers dropping by 35% from 2019 levels. With creative initiatives, the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs is attempting to boost this business.

The energy industry is one of France's most significant industries. Because of the cheap cost of power production, it is the greatest exporter of energy and creates a profit of roughly 3 billion Euros for the economy. The nation is also substantially investing in the advancement of nuclear technologies.

Agriculture is another important business. France is the world's sixth-largest grain producer, producing wheat, maize, and barley. They are also the world's second largest agricultural exporter. Beef, pork, wheat, poultry, and dairy products are the most important agricultural exports.

7. Hiring cost in France

The cost of hiring employees is essential for employers who are looking to conduct a recruitment drive. Some of the factors that must be considered while hiring new personnel are:

- Onboarding and training

- Interviews and hiring processes

- Time and resources invested

8. Employment laws France

Employment connections are governed by the French Labor Code. The code provides enough protection for all workers. They have set working hours and penalty rates that are consistent across sectors. The French Labor Code governs the following areas of employment:

- Maximum 35 hours per week

- Indefinite term contracts

- Use of French Language is mandatory

- Workplace Surveillance

- Paid and Unpaid Leave

- Termination of Employment

In France, the rules and regulations that regulate work relationships are based on

- Legislation

- Collective Bargaining Agreements

- Social Security Laws

9. Top skills France

The services sector dominates France's free-market economy. The primary industries are the energy and agriculture sectors. Research and development, as well as health and technology, are two other new developing areas. As a result, the government is searching for talented and highly certified individuals who are trained in a variety of critical abilities. There are several work opportunities accessible for both natives and foreigners, ranging from electricians to research scientists.

The most in-demand job skills in France are the following:

- Health and Social Care

- Graphic Design

- Manufacturing

- Research and Development

- Health and Technology

- Professional Services (IT and Science)

- Food and Accommodation

Despite the fact that there are several options available in France, each area chooses certain vocations. Every city in France has distinct characteristics that make it appropriate for certain industries/sectors. France is a popular tourist destination with work opportunities available around the country.

- Grand Est- This area is home to around 5.5 million people. The top three recruiting industries are mechanics, maintenance technicians, and customer service representatives. Construction, autos, and sales are among the other industries that provide employment.

- Ile-de-France- The larger Paris area of Ile-de-France often has the most job prospects in France. This area is home to over 12 million people. Teachers, administrative assistants, health care workers, electricians, and sales professionals are among the vocations in high demand.

- Paris is the capital of France and the most costly city in the nation owing to its appeal to visitors. The primary career opportunities in Paris are in finance and insurance, information technology and telecommunications, autos, the energy industry, and media. There are also promising prospects in the luxury goods and cosmetics industries.

10. Economic landscape in France

France's GDP has increased at a 6% yearly pace and is now valued at US $2598.91 billion. The unemployment rate in France is predicted to fall in 2021 as the economy gradually recovers.

11. Market size in France

The COVID-19 epidemic has mostly impacted France's services sector, especially the tourist, educational, and other technical services businesses. Finance, health care, research, and information technology are currently the market's growing industries.

12. Minimum wage in France

The monthly minimum wage is 1,554.58 EUR, which equates to 10.25 EUR per hour.

13.Why choose Rivermate to hire your remote team in France?

Establishing an entity in France to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in France has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into France simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record (EOR) solutions in France give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business. Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in France via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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