François Asselin is the CEO of Asselin, a company specializing in carpentry, carpentry, ironwork and traditional cabinetry. He is also a member of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council and is a director of the public investment bank BPI France. In 2015, he was elected president of the CPME (Confederation of Small and Medium Enterprises) representing approximately 1,500,000 SMEs. Mr Asselin was twice invited for breakfast debates. First of all on November 22nd, 2016 around the question:
« Are we finally going out of the crisis? »
But also on October 11, 2018, alongside Michel Sapin on the theme:
« How to strengthen business growth in 2019? »
Check out the highlights of the latest breakfast debate with our video clips below:
François Asselin: CICE A drop in labor costs
The payment period, a cultural problem
Payment deadlines, a scourge for businesses
François Asselin: Law Pacte & reverse factoring
Find the details of the interventions of this breakfast debate
François Asselin: Is public procurement accessible to SMEs?
François Asselin, guest of the breakfast debate organized by the Cabinet ARC on October 11, 2018, talks about the reluctance of some companies to respond to public tenders.
Feedback of François Asselin on the breakfast debate of October 2018
François Asselin, President of the Confederation of SMEs, expresses his interest in the annual ARC / FIFB barometer on payment deadlines and debt recovery and in particular on the usefulness for the CPME, to understand how French companies pay their bills and therefore the issues that arise from it.
French government measures relating to payment deadlines
François Asselin, President of the CPME and guest of the breakfast debate of October 2018 of the Cabinet ARC, gives us his analyzes of the last governmental measures relating to the payment periods and the recovery: Dematerialization and inverted factoring, transformation of the CICE in fall of responsibilities and role of the auditor.
Payment deadlines in France
Our guests expressed themselves alongside Jean-Marc Sylvestre and Denis Le Bossé on the payment deadlines of companies in France. Analysis of the situation, problems and possible solutions to improve the situation.
LME, legal payment deadline, balance of power between SMEs and large groups
François Asselin notably returned to the legal payment period, the balance of power between small and medium-sized companies and large groups or the LME.
Will the inter-company loan improve the cash flow of companies?
François Asselin spoke on November 22, 2016 on the inter-company loan and the potential lack of interest of companies in it.