Financial giant, JP Morgan, and other firms in the U.K announces plans to move out if Prime Minister Theresa May would fail to negotiate with the European Union. In this case, other Europe cities like Paris and more others are vying for workers that would leave London.
The law which gives French workers the "right to disconnect" is already taking place. This law enables workers to give up their work after hours for free time to ensure a work and life balance. Know the details here.
The business environment is composed of many different and international players with varying business cultures. To allow for better negotiations and business dealings, here is a short guide on the business culture in select countries in Europe and Asia.
Shares in Airbus Group (AIR.PA) fell on Monday after the weekend crash of an A400M military plane increased investors' anxieties over Europe's largest and heavily delayed defense project, while the planemaker pledged to overcome the tragedy.
Nokia is to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share deal that values its smaller French rival at 15.6 billion euros ($16.6 billion), building up its telecom equipment business to compete with market leader Ericsson.
Brent crude oil dropped towards $55 a barrel on Tuesday as Iran and six world powers entered a final day of talks over a nuclear deal that could see the energy-rich country increase oil exports to world markets.
PSA Peugeot Citroen (PEUP.PA) said on Friday it had chosen a French factory over a rival Spanish plant to expand engine production, prompting a visit by President Francois Hollande to highlight a bright spot in France's gloomy labor market.
Debt-laden Greece and EU paymaster Germanystruck hardline postures ahead of a crucial meeting of euro zonefinance ministers on Monday on the future of an unpopular international bailout for Athens, but France called for compromise.
U.S. authorities negotiating with BNP Paribas over alleged sanctions violations at one point suggested that France's biggest bank pay a penalty as high as $16 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
France's business slump deepened in August for the first time in five months, a business survey showed on Thursday, suggesting the economy may be shrinking after a bigger-than-expected rebound in the second quarter.
French oil major Total (TOTF.PA) plans to move its corporate treasury department to London to get closer to analysts covering the company and raise its profile with investors, a spokesman for the group said on Monday.
French President Francois Hollande said Europe's second-largest economy was recovering and tried to fight deepening pessimism in an interview on Sunday, two days after ratings agency Fitch stripped the country of its last top-notch credit rating.
France breathed a sigh of relief at the weekend after Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto (RIO.AX) said it had received a binding offer for its French aluminum plant, in a deal that - if approved - would save more than 500 jobs.