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Factsheet for measure FR-2020-18/759 – measures in France
, applies regionally
|Time period||Temporary, 01 May 2020 – 31 May 2020|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
– Direct subsidies (full or partial)
|Author||Frédéric Turlan (IRshare) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||21 April 2020 (updated 09 May 2020)|
Taking into account the specific nature of this economic sector, linked to its fragility and its dependence on context and seasonality, the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Region will create an emergency fund which, in addition to the measures already put in place by the government, the public bank BPI France and the Region, will make it possible to provide additional aid to meet their urgent cash needs and help safeguard them.
The region must submit to the Regional Council for a vote on April 24 the creation of: - a €2.5 million fund to help event companies; - a €2.5 million Tourist Accommodation Support Fund, also worth €2.5 million.
Tourism This aid fund for tourist accommodation is aimed exclusively at hotels, campsites, residential leisure parks, villages and holiday centres, group lodgings with a minimum of 16 beds (establishments receiving the public) in a single unit. Other sectors of activity (catering, leisure, bed and breakfast and tourist accommodation with fewer than 16 beds, etc.) are not eligible. - This flat-rate aid will amount to €5,000 per undertaking. For information, the application period should be from 1 to 31 May 2020 (deadline for submission of the application).
Event Taking into account the specific nature of this economic sector, linked to their fragility and their dependence on the context, the Region will create an emergency fund which, in addition to the measures already put in place by the State, BPI France and the Region, will make it possible to provide additional aid to meet their urgent cash needs and help safeguard them. - Aid fund for event companies: €2.5 million. - This flat-rate aid will amount to €5,000 per company.
No data available.
|Does not apply to workers||
Sector specific set of companies
||Does not apply to citizens|
Local / regional government
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No information about any involvement of social partners.
This case is sector-specific (only private sector)
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|I - Accommodation And Food Service Activities||I55 Accommodation|
|I56 Food and beverage service activities|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2020), Emergency fund for tourism professionals - Bourgogne Franche-Comté Region, measure FR-2020-18/759 (measures in France), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/FR-2020-18_759.html
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