Prices vary on October 1, 2021, and that comes with good news and bad news. From Netflix to gas prices, via APLs and the solidarity fund, discover the prices that vary. Gas prices increase for those who are subject to regulated sales tariffs: + 12.6% including tax. This increase is due to the rise in world prices. Faced with the risk of fuel poverty, some of the most modest households can benefit from an energy voucher to cope with rising bills. Another change that will impact the most precarious: the change in the calculation of unemployment benefit comes into force on October 1. The daily reference wage (SJR) is now calculated on the total wages, divided by all the days worked (or not) over the last 24 months. This implies a mechanical reduction in the SJR and therefore in the unemployment benefit. Still on the employment side, the solidarity fund stops this Friday, October 1, 2021. It will have benefited 2 million companies in difficulty by the coronavirus crisis.
Last bad news that concerns a large number of French people: Netflix is increasing its prices in France from one to two euros extra per month depending on the type of subscription. Netflix Essential (one screen) goes from 7.99 to 8.99 euros per month, Netflix Standard (two screens and HD) from 11.99 to 13.99 euros per month and Netflix Premium (four screens and programs in 4K) from 15.99 to 17.99 euros per month.
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The good news: increase in the minimum wage and APL
The minimum wage will see an automatic increase of nearly 35 euros gross per month. It is linked to inflation, and is therefore enshrined in law. The minimum wage will be raised to around 1,589 euros, with the gross hourly minimum wage rising from 10.25 to 10.48 euros. Another automatic boost for your budget made possible by law: an increase in APL. Personalized housing assistance increased by 0.42%. This corresponds to the increase in the benchmark rent index (IRL)