Simpler future ahead for the self-employed

Self-employed workers in Dijon discuss the changes with Prime Minister Edouard Philippe

Self-employed workers will see significant changes next year as traders, artisans and private practice professionals switch from the much-criticised Régime Social des Indé­pendants (RSI) social security scheme to that of salaried workers, the régime général.


Micro-entrepreneurs (the old auto-entrepreneurs) will also see their earning limits doubled.

RSI currently covers 6.6million people and has been criticised since its earliest days for inefficiency and the hardships it inflicts on people.

Self-employed workers will be transferred to the new Sécu system from January 1, 2018, in a ...

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