No start-up culture, s’il vous plaît ...

... we’re French and productive

There’s a new kind of company popping up across France: le Start up. A Google-inspired working environment where high tech millennials attend stand-up meetings, order bicycle-delivered vegan meals and drink unlimited organic juice provided by a Happiness Manager. An exaggeration, but you get the point.

But surely working practices in France are too deeply ingrained to be rendered obsolete by recycled furniture and ping pong at work? 

Traditionally, a “them and ...

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