The state has launched a new stimulus plan for digital transformation. The Aids Plan France Num. Enough to help you develop your business thanks to digital technology. Optimum Circle looks back for you on the France Num initiative and its advantages for small and medium-sized businesses.
Support VSEs / SMEs in their digital development
In the pipes for some time, the Aides France Num recovery plan can be a very advantageous option for companies of the VSE / SME type who wish to develop thanks to digital technology. This is in response to your needs, such as building customer loyalty, saving time or distance selling. To benefit from this digital recovery plan, all you have to do is go to its dedicated site or to the digital experts in your area.
A large-scale recovery aids plan
The France Num check of 500 euros
Bruno Lemaire, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Recovery and Alain Griset, Minister responsible for small and medium-sized enterprises announced the renewal of the aid of 500 euros intended for companies closed administratively during the second confinement and having initiated digitization expenses. Invoices dated between October 30, 2020 and June 30, 2021 are also accepted. Companies must then justify having incurred digitization expenses of at least 450 euros.
The goal is to financially support businesses closed administratively during the second lockdown. As well as cover their digitization costs. The government has announced that 120 million euros are dedicated to supporting the digitization of VSEs / SMEs. The goal is to support 1 million companies in 2021. This check is offered to companies with less than 11 employees and which have been the subject of a ban on public reception from October 30, 2020. This also concerns hotels and similar accommodation employing less than 11 employees. To benefit from it, all you need to do is submit your file on the website dedicated to digital checks.
Diagnostics and action on the aids plan
In addition to the digital check of 500 euros, the Aides France Num recovery plan is fairly comprehensive and could affect a number of VSEs and SMEs. It is also possible to have a free digital diagnosis as well as a proposal for an action plan made by the Chambers of Trades and Crafts (CMA) and Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI). This exclusively concerns VSEs / SMEs registered in a CCI or CMA.
Loans France Num
Another point and not the least, the “Prêts France Num”. This is a bank loan (guaranteed by the State and the European Commission) which aims to support digitization projects. To benefit from it, you must have a company with less than 50 employees and with less than 3 years of legal existence. As well as a digital transformation project with intangible investment.
“Connect your box” campaign
The “Connect Your Box” campaign targets a general public on the value of digital transformation. This whatever the background or the needs of the company. The goal is to raise awareness of this digital transformation, explain how it works, how to prepare for it …
My TPE has an appointment with digital ”
But that’s not all. Indeed, there is also the device “My TPE has appointment with the digital”. Online training (MOOC type), which you can take at your own pace. Please note that the second session starts on May 26, 2021. 2 other sessions will follow at the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022.
A complete and intuitive site
The website dedicated to the recovery plan is fairly comprehensive and intuitive. In particular, you have the possibility of obtaining a personalized recommendation. You can even find a digital expert at home, such as an SEO and Data expert if you are in Caen. Another positive point, you can be alerted to news of national and regional systems on digital transformation. If you need to be convinced to go digital, you have access to testimonials and feedback from entrepreneurs who have done so. It even had a positive impact on their turnover. Also browse the financing offers dedicated to digital transformation. So many options and devices that are as useful as they are varied.
If you are a VSE or an SME and you feel concerned, then the Aides France Num recovery plan is for you. A solution to help or convince you in your digital development. If you still don’t feel comfortable enough with all of this, you can also call on a web agency to help you with your digital transformation efforts.